Titans place Bud Dupree on injured reserve ahead of Sunday’s game against Texans

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Titans pass-rusher Bud Dupree was placed on injured reserve on Saturday ahead of Sunday’s game against the Texans. Dupree, who signed a five-year, $82.5 million contract this offseason, is dealing with an abdominal injury that was sustained during last week’s two-point win over the Saints. 

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Dupree’s injury is not considered season-ending and he should return after missing the mandatory three games. The 22nd overall pick in the 2015 draft, Dupree racked up 19.5 sacks during his final 25 games with the Steelers, who moved him from left to right outside linebacker before the start of the 2018 season. Dupree recorded a career-high 11.5 sacks in 2019 and had eight sacks in 11 games in 2020 before a torn ACL abruptly ended his season. Pittsburgh went 1-5 without Dupree after going 11-0 with him in the starting lineup. 

Dupree recently acknowledged that he…


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