Steelers exercise option on former UK standout Dupree

The Pittsburgh Steelers have exercised the fifth-year option on outside linebacker Bud Dupree. The Steelers made the announcement today, three days before the start of the NFL Draft. The move will keep the 24-year-old Dupree under contract for the 2019 season. Pittsburgh selected Dupree with the 22nd overall pick out of Kentucky in the 2015 draft.