Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Bud DupreeLooks like the season is over.
According to NFL Network’s Mike Garfalo and Aditi Kinkabwala, initial tests on Dupree on Wednesday after he was injured against the Baltimore Ravens indicated that the linebacker had a damaged ACL.
Initial tests # Stellers LB. Bud Dupree Indicate damaged ACL, sources me and K Kinkhabwala. Tests are coming to confirm but the team hopes he will lose for some reason. Suppression of the Dupree team playing under the franchise tag and being determined as a free agent.
– Mike Garafolo (ike Mike Garafolo) December 3, 2020
Like Garafo and Aditi Kinkabwala, the Steelers expect Dupree to miss the rest of the NFL season now.
Dupree was injured in the fourth quarter, where he attempted to break into the Ravens quarterback. Trace McSorley Eventually Baltimore offensive lineman Orlando Brown Jr. blocked him to the ground. After the play, Dupree moved funky as he walked into the locker room.
The 27-year-old Dupree is in his sixth season with the Steelers after drafting the team in the first round (22nd overall) on the 2015 draft. After signing the franchise tag that the Steelers put on him before this season, Dupree will be a free agent at the end of the season.
Dupree has amassed 26 tackles, 8 bags and two forced fumbles this season.