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Marcell Dareus

Marcell Dareus - #99 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 331 lbs.
Birthday 03/13/1990
Birthplace Birmingham, AL
College Alabama
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 3rd pick by Bills

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Wilson giving organizational control of Bills to Brandon

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Several media outlets are reporting that Bills owner Ralph Wilson is giving up organizational control of the team to CEO Russ Brandon.

Bills reportedly interested in Whisenhunt

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Reports indicate that the Bills are interested in ex-Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their head-coaching job.

Bills fire Gailey, coaching staff

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Bills fired head coach Chan Gailey after three seasons, the team announced on Monday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots lone division team above .500

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:45 a.m. ET
The AFC East may boast the No. 2 seed in the league in the Patriots, but the rest of the division remains well behind New England.

Bills top Jets behind another big day from Spiller

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
C.J. Spiller scored on a 66-yard catch and run in helping the under-achieving Bills end their season with a 28-9 win over the Jets on Sunday.

Bills OLG Levitre continued to show value in contract year

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Bills like OLG Andy Levitre, and anything they can do to keep the O-line in tact moving forward is key, which would include re-signing him.

Bills place TE Chandler on I.R.

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Bills placed TE Scott Chandler on injured reserve Monday. He suffered an apparently serious knee injury on Sunday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots get ugly win, Dolphins aim for .500

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled to beat the Jaguars, the Dolphins got revenge by beating the Bills and the Jets fell in Greg McElroy's first start.

Bush's three TDs help give Dolphins win over Bills

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush caught two touchdown passes and scored on a short run Sunday to help the Dolphins beat the Bills 24-10.

Key matchup: Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill vs. Bills defense

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Dolphins are technically alive for a playoff spot, and will need a better game from Ryan Tannehill than he showed vs. the Bills in Week 11.

Bills get 10-year lease deal to stay in Buffalo

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
New York State, Erie County and the Bills agreed on a 10-year lease to keep the Bills in Buffalo for the near future.

Bills re-sign Morrison, place McKelvin on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Bills re-signed LB Kirk Morrison to the 53-man roster. The team also placed CB Leodis McKelvin on injured reserve.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Bills' draft strategy a year or two late

Posted Dec. 19, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix has made it no secret that Buffalo will draft a quarterback, but that would have been a better strategy in 2011 or ’12.

Bills place WR Jones, LB Moats on reserve lists

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Bills placed WR Donald Jones on the non-football/illness list and LB Arthur Moats on injured reserve.

Report: Bills agree to extension with OG Urbik

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Bills agreed to a four-year, $15 million extension with ORG Kraig Urbik, ESPN’s James Walker reported.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Defensive tackle Marcell Dareus was excused Monday after he returned home to his native Alabama following the game. Dareus is back with his family to mourn the loss of his younger brother, who was shot and killed during a burglary in a suburb of Birmingham, Ala., on Sept. 9.||||||| Though it's unclear when Dareus will return to practice, he is expected to play Sunday.
Posted Sept. 13, 2012
Dareus has returned to practice after being excused to be with his family in Alabama to mourn the shooting death of his younger brother.||||||| Though absent in the locker room before practice, Dareus was on the field working out Thursday afternoon. That means he should be ready to play in the Bills' home-opener against Kansas City on Sunday.
Posted Sept. 12, 2012
Dareus has been excused to be with his family after his younger brother was one of three people shot and killed in a suburb of Birmingham, Ala., last weekend.||||||| Coach Chan Gailey expressed his condolences to Dareus and his family. Gailey added on Wednesday that Dareus plans to return in time to play in Buffalo's home-opener against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Dareus' younger brother, Simeon Gilmore, was one of three people shot and killed during a burglary in Pelham, Ala., on Sunday. Authorities said 20-year-old Jon Staggs Jr. has been charged with capital murder and burglary.
Posted Aug. 24, 2011
A person familiar with defensive lineman Marcell Dareus' ankle injury has told The Associated Press that the Buffalo Bills are awaiting tests to determine its severity after the rookie first-round draft pick was hurt in practice.||||||| The injury occurred in practice Wednesday, during a portion that is closed to reporters. Dareus was briefly spotted walking on crutches in the locker room after practice. He was drafted third overall out of Alabama in April, and is being counted on to make an immediate impact in improving what was a porous defense last year.
Posted July 29, 2011
A person familiar with the deal said Friday that Dareus agreed to a four-year, $20.4 million contract.||||||| Selected third overall out of Alabama, Dareus signed about 90 minutes before the Bills were to take the field for conditioning in suburban Rochester. The first practice is Saturday.

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