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Behind the Steel Curtain 43 mins ago
Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree’s struggles against the run vs. Ravens

Steelers Film Room: Bud Dupree’s struggles against the run vs. Ravens

Bud Dupree got by on supreme athleticism in college, and he’s been an up-and-down pass rusher as a pro. But one area where he consistently has struggled from the start is in stopping the run. Now that’s become a glaring issue, due to key defensive injuries that are causing his deficiencies to bubble to the surface. Anyone who watched the Steelers’ nearly miraculous, come-from-behind victory over the Baltimore Ravens Sunday night could tell you that the Pittsburgh run-defense was nearly non-existent. This was partly expected due to the loss of Ryan Shazier to a season-ending back...
Behind the Steel Curtain 21 hours ago
Pro Football Focus’ grades along the front seven will have to be duplicated for the Steelers vs. Patriots

Pro Football Focus’ grades along the front seven will have to be duplicated for the Steelers vs. Patriots

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense will have their hands full with the Patriots’ offense, and a lot of that comes down to the defensive front. When the Pittsburgh Steelers face the New England Patriots in Week 14 at Heinz Field, the defense will have to do their jobs in slowing down Tom Brady and company. One way of doing this is to be able to get pressure without blitzing. This responsibility falls on the defensive front, players like: T.J. Watt, Stephon Tuitt, Javon Hargrave, Cameron Heyward, Bud Dupree and others. If you can get to the quarterback, even just to move him off his spot, it...
Steelers Depot Dec 13, 2017

Kozora: Don’t Give Up On Bud Dupree

Bud Dupree is off to a, let’s say less than stellar 2017 season. And Steelers’ Nation has taken notice, placing him in the dreaded Jarvis Jones category. As Lee Corso would tell ya, not so fast, my friend.  I admit I’ve been one of Dupree’s biggest supporters from the beginning. Yes,... The post Kozora: Don’t Give Up On Bud Dupree appeared first on Steelers Depot by Alex Kozora. Go Steelers! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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