Welcome to Tennessee, Bud Dupree. No laborious emotions, proper? That’s how Tennessee Titans’ left sort out Taylor Lewan welcomed his latest teammate. On Twitter Monday night time, Lewan shared the story of a 2017 recreation towards Dupree, Watt, and the Steelers. In some unspecified time in the future, the sport bought chippy, with Watt and Dupree threatening to struggle Lewan after the sport.
One time Tj watt and I bought into it his rookie yr and @Bud_Dupree and TJ mentioned they have been gonna struggle me on the bus.. they didn’t and I recognize that. Welcome to the workforce brother! You’re gonna find it irresistible right here. @titans #ACLbrothers
— Taylor Lewan (@TaylorLewan77) March 16, 2021
I’ve gone again via the 2017 Titans’ recreation however haven’t been capable of finding a skirmish between Watt and Lewan. It does appear there was a post-game dust-up between the 2 although.
Any information as to what the submit recreation skirmish with Watt and Lewan was about? They needed to be separated.
— Eli Aramouni (@aramouni16) November 18, 2017
For these scoring at residence, Pittsburgh gained the sport in blowout vogue, 40-17. However bygones are bygones for all events concerned.
Yesterday, Dupree signed a five-year, $85 million cope with the Titans, making him on the very best paid go rushers within the recreation. A much-needed enhance for a Titans’ protection that recorded simply 19 sacks a yr in the past. Just one Titans, Harold Landry, had greater than 5. Dupree has 19.5 over the past two years.
Like Dupree, Lewan tore his ACL in Week 6 of final season, lacking the remainder of the yr. In reality, he tore it one week earlier than the Steelers and Titans performed of their postponed Week Seven matchup. Dupree suffered the identical destiny six weeks later. Lewan has a head begin on rehab and restoration however each gamers are reportedly on monitor to play within the 2021 Week One opener. This time as teammates, not adversaries.