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Steelers’ Dupree comes up with two sacks against Bills

Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) looks to pass as Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) chases him during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Orchard Park, N.Y.
Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) looks to pass as Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree (48) chases him during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, in Orchard Park, N.Y. AP

Former Wilkinson County standout Bud Dupree had a big game in Pittsburgh’s win over Buffalo on Sunday.

Dupree had five tackles, two sacks, three tackles for loss and two quarterback hits.

Here’s a look at how the other Middle Georgians in the NFL fared this weekend:

Darqueze Dennard (Twiggs County) Cincinnati: Played three plays on defense and 19 plays on special teams against Cleveland.

Leonard Floyd (Dodge County) Chicago: Three tackles, one tackle for loss against Detroit.

Casey Hayward (Perry) San Diego: Two tackles, one pass defensed against Carolina.

Kareem Jackson (Westside) Houston: Eight tackles against Indianapolis.

Charles Johnson (Hawkinsville) Carolina: Inactive against San Diego.

Abry Jones (Northside) Jacksonville: One tackle against Minnesota.

Marquette King (Rutland) Oakland: Eight punts for a 43.5-yard average against Kansas City.

Keith Mumphery (Dooly County) Houston: Two catches for 16 yards against Indianapolis.

Steven Nelson (Northside) Kansas City: Two tackles, one tackles for loss, three passes defensed against Oakland.

Demarcus Robinson (Peach County) Kansas City: Played 16 plays on special teams against Oakland.

DeAndre Smelter (Tattnall Square) San Francisco: Practice squad.

Chris Swain (Mount de Sales) New York Jets: Practice squad.

Demaryius Thomas (West Laurens) Denver: Ten catches for 126 yards against Tennessee.

Erik Walden (Dublin) Indianapolis: Four tackles against Houston.

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