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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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Bills promote WR Hubbard

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted WR Paul Hubbard from their practice squad to the active roster and placed OL Cordaro Howard on injured reserve.

Brady, backs helping Patriots to turnover record

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots manhandled the Bills 34-3 to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. They are one of the league's best because of their dominance in the turnover battle.

Brady sets record; Patriots clinch No. 1 seed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Tom Brady set another passing record and the Patriots clinched the top seed in the AFC playoffs thanks to a familiar pushover, the Bills.

Patriots-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain thinks the Patriots will have a much bigger test than they would like from the Bills but will still leave Buffalo with home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis vs. the Bills' run defense.

Formation switch on Bills' D-line leads to improvement

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
During their stretch of four wins in six games, the Bills' defensive line has shown major improvement compared to the start of the year.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Bills KR C.J. Spiller vs. Patriots kick-coverage unit

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Bills WR Stevie Johnson vs. Patriots CB Devin McCourty

Guyton needs to help fill void at ILB spot

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll indentify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, ILB Gary Guyton is the choice.

They said it: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
During the Patriots' conference call on Tuesday, head coach Bill Belichick talked about Bills WR Steve Johnson's skills and wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea discussed WR Taylor Price.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between New England and Buffalo: Bills NT Kyle Williams vs. Patriots C Dan Koppen.

Bills already have QB of the future: Fitzpatrick

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
The Bills only have four wins on the season, but QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has shown he is good enough to be the team's signalcaller in the years ahead.

Fitzpatrick leads Bills to win in Miami

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdown passes and the resurgent Bills made themselves at home in Miami, winning 17-14 Sunday to further dim the Dolphins' already-faint playoff hopes.

Bills will continue to test Spiller

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Bills rookie RB C.J. Spiller hasn't been able to translate his athletic skills, which he demonstrated in the preseason, to regular-season action, but Buffalo will give him plenty of chances to prove himself the rest of this season ...

Roosevelt looks to be latest Bills breakout WR

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
All season long the Bills have been getting contributions from unexpected places, and that will continue in the final weeks.

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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