Titans Bud Dupree is assigned back from the injured bench as the team is eyeing the knockout stage
The Titan there is a place Bud Dupree on the injured reserve list of the designated team again. Dupree now has the chance to train with his teammates for the first time since he was placed on the injured bench on November 20.
Dupree, who signed a five-year, $82.5 million deal this season, faced an abdominal injury suffered during the Titans’ Week 10 win last week. Saints. He has 21 days to train with the team and will not be counted on Tennessee’s 53-man roster until he is activated from the injured reserve. Dupree has played in just seven games this season, his first with the Titans after spending the first six seasons of his career with the Steelers.
The 22nd overall pick in the 2015 draft, Dupree won 19.5 sacks in his final 25 games with Steelsmith, who moved him from left to right at full-back before the 2018 season started. Dupree hit a career-high record of 11.5 eliminations in 2019 and eight eliminations 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.
Earlier this fall, Dupree admitted that he was in a hurry to get back from a knee injury in order to be available for the start of the season. Dupree started in the Titans’ first two games before not playing at all in Tennessee’s next two. He played four games after that before suffering an abdominal injury. He’s had one sack, seven tackles and one forced fumble in seven games this season.
“You have to put your pride down, man,” Dupree said about his injury situation, via Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “Put your pride aside and realize that was my choice to play. It was my mistake. And I just have to be as smart as possible because it’s been a long season. and I need to join the field when it counts.”
Despite losing All-Pro, still running again Derrick Henry After a mid-season injury, the Titans are leading 9-4 and topping the AFC South. Tennessee could win the division with a win Sunday over the Steelers and a Patriots win Colts. But if the Titans win and the Colts can beat the Patriots, Tennessee will overtake New England and take the top spot in the AFC rankings with three weeks into the regular season.
https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/titans-bud-dupree-designated-to-return-from-injured-reserve-as-team-has-eye-on-playoffs/ Titans Bud Dupree is assigned back from the injured bench as the team is eyeing the knockout stage