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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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Eagles CB Samuel, Bills WR Johnson pick up fines

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel has been fined $40,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Giants WR Derek Hagan.

Merriman out again for Bills

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:51 p.m. ET
Shawne Merriman hurt his leg in practice on Monday to knock him out of Week 12 action, and it seems that the linebacker may never suit up and play a down for the Bills.

Trio of Bills turning fantasy heads

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
While a boatload of stars fail to provide owners with the stats they had hoped for, three Bills have developed into consistent fantasy players who could help carry managers to league titles.

Bills make furious comeback in 49-31 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick matched his career high with four touchdown passes during Buffalo's biggest comeback in 13 years, and the Bills won their second straight game Sunday, 49-31 over the bumbling Cincinnati Bengals.

Bills promote RB Caulcrick

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted RB Jehuu Caulcrick from the practice squad to the 53-man roster on Friday.

Fitzpatrick may be Bills' QB of the present, future

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Determining who the quarterback of the future will be has been a hot topic among Bills fans, but that player may be the man under center right now.

Bengals facing first blackout in seven years

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals are expected to announce Thursday that their Week 11 game against the Bills is not a sellout.

Sparano joins the QB flip-floppers

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano flip-flopped and benched QB Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington for their Week 10 game against the Titans, he gave the NFL its 49th starting quarterback this season. Sparano joined a group of ...

Spiller, Merriman out for Bills

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
RB C.J. Spiller and LB Shawne Merriman will both be sidelined for the Bills' Week 11 game vs. the Bengals.

Jackson, Posluszny lead Bills to first win

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
RB Fred Jackson did the bulk of the work on offense and LB Paul Posluszny carried the Bills' defense to a Week 10 victory.

Jackson set to be second-half workhorse

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
  Fred Jackson already was carrying the load in the Buffalo backfield, but now with C.J. Spiller out indefinitely, he is going to be even more of a bell cow down the stretch.  

Bills RB Spiller out indefinitely with hamstring injury

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Bills rookie RB C.J. Spiller injured his hamstring in Sunday's 14-12 win over the Lions and is out indefinitely.

Bills hang on for first victory

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Fred Jackson ran for a season-best 133 yards and scored twice in leading the Bills (1-8) to a 14-12 win over the Lions on Sunday. Detroit (2-7) lost its 25th straight road game to break the record the Lions set ...

Takeaway troubles hurt Bills

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
No team has thrown for more than 255 yards in a game vs. Buffalo this season, but the team's pass defense is not as good as the numbers indicate, as the Bills have been unable to intercept passes this ...

Buffalo and Tampa Bay blacked out

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
A lack of ticket sales have led Week 10 games in Buffalo and Tampa Bay to be blacked out.

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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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