Dupree continues silencing doubters with latest award

Dupree continues silencing doubters with latest award

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 28: Bud Dupree #48 of the Pittsburgh Steelers attempts to pump up the crowd in the second half during the game against the Miami Dolphins at Heinz Field on October 28, 2019. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images)

Bud Dupree has always been a good player. He's just never been great, and at outside linebacker, fans want to see sacks, forced fumbles and splash plays on the stats sheet.

In 2019, Dupree's doing that. And he's playing the run as well as anyone on the team. And now the league recognizes it as well, naming Dupree the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 9 of the regular season.

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