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Former Kentucky standout Bud Dupree signed his franchise tender with the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday. Dupree will make $15.8 million in 2020. The Steelers can still negotiate a long-term contract with Dupree. The 27-year-old Dupree recorded a career-high 11.5 sacks last season, to go along with 16 tackles for loss and 17 quarterback hits. Dupree was the Steelers’ first-round pick in 2015.