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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

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Miller at No. 3 makes sense for Bills

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Texas A&M OLB Von Miller might be the perfect combination for the Bills — the best player available who fills a position of need.

Bills', Bengals' staffs get early edge

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Chan Gailey and Marvin Lewis and their staffs might have a lot more work to do this week than some of the other NFL teams, but they also get a head start on scouting the best seniors.

Bills add Wannstedt to staff

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
The Bills have added Dave Wannstedt to their staff as an assistant head coach and ILB coach, reuniting Wannstedt and Buffalo head coach Chan Gailey.

Wood may be center of the future for Bills

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Eric Wood might be the full-time starting center for the Bills next season, as the former first-round pick impressed coaches at the end of last season.

Wannstedt meets with Bills' defensive staff

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
Former Bears and Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt met with Bills coaches Thursday, potentially regarding an opening on the Buffalo staff.

Senior Bowl "a great opportunity" for Bills

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Chan Gailey and his Bills staff will be coaching the South team at the Senior Bowl, a role the organization must benefit from.

Former AFL star Gilchrist dies from cancer

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Former AFL star Cookie Gilchrist passed away on Monday after a long bout with cancer. Gilchrist was 75.

Bengals', Bills' staffs to coach Senior Bowl

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Bills' and Bengals' coaching staffs have been selected to coach this year's Under Armour Senior Bowl, officials announced Saturday.

Bills' extension for Merriman makes little sense

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Bills gave a two-year contract to OLB Shawne Merriamn, a risky move for a player who rarely has been on the field the past few seasons. 

Bills' Williams replaces Seymour at Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Bills NT Kyle Williams has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing the Raiders' Richard Seymour.

The cities that playoff football forgot

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
It now has been 11 years since the Bills and Lions played in the playoffs. Every other franchise that was around at that time has made the playoffs since then, but not Buffalo or Detroit.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Backups shine in Jets' win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Mark Brunell threw two touchdown passes in relief of Mark Sanchez, Joe McKnight ran for a career-high 158 yards and New York's defense was dominant in a lopsided playoff tuneup as the Jets routed the Bills 38-7 on Sunday.

Bills sign Merriman to two-year deal

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
The Bills signed LB Shawne Merriman to a two-year deal on Saturday, GM Buddy Nix confirmed to ESPN.

Whitner keys Bills' improvement

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
A key to the Bills' defensive turnaround has been the play of SS Donte Whitner. Always one of the more talented Bills defenders, Whitner has had his best season in 2010, posting 134 tackles, the most for any defensive back ...

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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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