NFL: Titans' Bud Dupree pleads guilty
Tennessee Titans linebacker Bud Dupree pleaded guilty to a minor assault on Monday.
The 29-year-old's alleged acts are took place last January, after a 34-3 victory of his team over the Miami Dolphins.
According to documents filed in court, a group of individuals had a verbal argument with an employee from a Nashville pharmacy. They then left the establishment, before returning with Dupree. The footballer grabbed the employee and his phone, which led to a physical altercation.
Admitting his guilt, Dupree avoided jail. He was instead sentenced to 6 months unsupervised probation and also had to pay $418 in court costs.
This season, the University of Kentucky product is set to contest the second campaign of a five-year deal worth $82.5 million. He had 17 tackles, including three quarterback sacks, in 11 games in 2021.
Selected with the 22nd overall pick in the 2015 entry draft, Dupree played the first six seasons of his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.