PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers say outside linebacker Bud Dupree has signed his franchise tender.

The team placed the tag on Dupree in mid-March, shortly before free agency got started.

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Dupree finished the 2019 season with a career-high 11.5 sacks, recording at least four sacks in each of his first five seasons with the Steelers for a total of 31 ½ career sacks.

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