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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 LB Merriman leaves practice with injury

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Bills LB Shawne Merriman left Wednesday's practice with a lower leg injury.

AFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
Few expected TE Dustin Keller to be the Jets' No. 1 offensive weapon this season, but that's what has happened. Read our midseason team reports on the AFC East.

Bills place Parrish, Davis on injured reserve

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Bills have placed WR Roscoe Parrish and LB Andra Davis on injured reserve, ending the season for two emerging players.

Bills' run game doesn't make the trip to Toronto

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
A lack of running game cost the Bills in Week Nine, as the league's last winless team dropped another game they could have won.

Bills (0-8) fall again, this time to Bears

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes, including one to Earl Bennett late in the fourth quarter to keep the Buffalo Bills winless through eight games and give the Chicago Bears a 22-19 victory Sunday.

Bears-Bills matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 10:39 p.m. ET
If Buffalo can keep from falling too far behind the Bears, it won't be forced to throw to catch up, and RBs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller could be featured more prominently.

Merriman moves Bills back to 3-4

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 9 p.m. ET
When the Bills claimed OLB Shawne Merriman off waivers on Nov. 3, they did a lot more than just add a three-time Pro Bowl player. The acquisition alters the team's defensive strategy the remainder of the season, even before ...

Move east won't cure woes for Merriman, Bills

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Shawne Merriman landing in Buffalo should not come as a surprise to anyone, but it's unlikely that he'll make a substantial contribution there.

Bears-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Bears DE Julius Peppers has been pretty disruptive this season, and he could ramp up his production against the Bills on Sunday.

Harvard education means little in NFL

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
For Ryan Fitzpatrick, a Harvard education has been a handicap, which says more about the NFL than it does about Fitzpatrick.

Succop's FG in OT lifts Chiefs over Bills 13-10

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles rushed for 177 yards on 22 carries and Ryan Succop kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired in overtime to lift the Chiefs to a 13-10 victory over the winless Bills on Sunday. 

Bills' former first-round picks continue to disappoint

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The lack of productivity that Buffalo has gotten out of some of its top draft choices in recent years was evidenced by the fact that LB Aaron Maybin and DE John McCargo were both inactive in Week Seven, according to ...

BIlls' Johnson develops into quality wideout

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
He was an afterthought when drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 draft, but Stevie Johnson has become a solid NFL wide receiver with the Bills.

Receivers step up for Bills in close loss

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
While the Ravens game is marked as another loss in the standings, the game was a win for one unit on the Bills: The receiving corps.

Cundiff hits game-winner in OT as Ravens fend off Bills

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Billy Cundiff kicked a 38-yard field goal with 10:57 left in overtime after Ray Lewis stripped the ball from tight end Shawn Nelson, and the Baltimore Ravens squeezed past the winless Buffalo Bills 37-34 Sunday.

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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