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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 activate DB Corto

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Bills activated DB Jon Corto to the 53-man roster on Friday and waived DB Cary Harris.

Bills' early-down struggles lead to 3rd-and-long disaster

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Bills are one of the league's worst teams on third downs, and that's mainly due to their difficulty in moving the ball on first and second downs.

Poll: Bills will be last team to win a game

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
Readers of this Web site say that Buffalo will be the last team to win a game this season, according to the results of our recently concluded poll.

Lack of sacks highlights Bills' problems

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
The Bills have only six sacks, one of the many struggles the team has dealt with while switching to a 3-4 defense.

Spiller's role with Bills a work in progress

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Although Fred Jackson is starting and Marshawn Lynch has been traded away, the role of Buffalo rookie RB C.J. Spiller is still unclear, according to AFC East Whispers.

With Lynch gone, Jackson the lead dog for Bills

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
Following the Bills' trade of RB Marshawn Lynch last week, it became clear Sunday that Fred Jackson would take over as the team's primary ballcarrier.

Bills activate TE Nelson, waive OLB Ellis

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Bills activated TE Shawn Nelson to their 53-man roster on Monday and waived OLB Chris Ellis.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Jags send Bills to 0-5 with 36-26 win

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Once David Garrard cleaned up his mistakes, the quarterback led the Jacksonville Jaguars to a comeback 36-26 win Sunday over the Buffalo Bills, who at 0-5 are off to their worst start in 25 years.

Offensive line not aiding Bills

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Bills' offensive line has been very poor in 2010, especially in pass blocking, one of the major reasons the team has struggled on the season.

Bills LB Ellison, S Scott out for Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Knee injuries will force Bills LB Keith Ellison and S Bryan Scott to miss Buffalo's Week Five game against the Jaguars.

Bills-Jaguars blacked out in Buffalo

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
The Bills have announced that their Week Five game vs. the Jaguars will be blacked out on local TV, as they have about 12,000 unsold tickets for Sunday's game.

Report: Jackson to replace Lynch as starter

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Bills RB Fred Jackson will take over departed RB Marshawn Lynch's starting spot in the Buffalo backfield, according to an ESPN report.

Bills trade RB Lynch to Seahawks

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed to trade RB Marshawn Lynch to the Seahawks for a 2011 fourth-round draft choice and a conditional choice in 2012, according to Fox Sports. To make room for Lynch, Seattle released veteran RB Julius Jones.

Bills sign OL Wrotto

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Bills signed OL Mansfield Wrotto to their 53-man roster on Monday. Wrotto was signed to the team's practice squad on Oct. 1.

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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