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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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Fantasy position battles: QBs

Posted July 09, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
With Ben Roethlisberger suspended, PFW's Michael Blunda says the Steelers' QB battle between Byron Leftwich and Dennis Dixon is one to watch this preseason.

Eagles claim S Johnson from Bills

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed S Brett Johnson off waivers from the Bills.

Schobel likely done in Buffalo; looking for trade?

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
Aaron Schobel has played his entire nine-year career with the Bills, but it doesn't appear that he'll play another down for the franchise.

Bills sign draft picks Moats, Brown

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have agreed to contracts with sixth-round draft pick LB Arthur Moats and seventh-round draft pick QB Levi Brown. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Bills sign seventh-round OL Calloway

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed seventh-round draft selection OL Kyle Calloway. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bills sign LB Torbor

Posted June 05, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed on a contract with former Dolphins LB Reggie Torbor, the club's official Web site reported Saturday.

Reports: Bills OT Wang suffers high ankle sprain

Posted June 05, 2010 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
Bills rookie OT Ed Wang suffered a left leg injury at the Bills' voluntary minicamp on Saturday, according to multiple published reports.

Bills sign sixth-round LB Batten

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Thursday that they have signed LB Danny Batten, one of their two sixth-round selections in the 2010 draft. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bills may have Lynch suitor in Seattle

Posted June 03, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
The situation with RB Marshawn Lynch in Buffalo has been stagnant as of late, but last week's development in the Seattle backfield could change that.

Bills appear committed to OLT Bell

Posted May 22, 2010 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The 2010 draft gave the Bills the opportunity to continue rebuilding their offensive line, but things didn't quite pan out the way many had expected.

Bills sign ex-Colts RB-KR Simpson

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Bills announced Tuesday that they have signed RB-KR Chad Simpson. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Bills expect Troup, Williams to form effective NT duo

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
As they transition to a 3-4 defense, the Bills expect rookie behemoth Torell Troup to share playing time with the undersized Kyle Williams at nose tackle.

2010 draft choices by team: Bills

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:48 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Buffalo Bills in the 2010 NFL draft.

QB Brown a late-round find for Bills

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
By waiting until the seventh round to draft a quarterback, the Bills were able to fill other needs while still finding an intriguing prospect in Troy's Levi Brown.

Bills ignore big needs to reach for Troup

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Despite major needs at quarterback and offensive tackle, the Bills surprisingly selected Central Florida NT Torell Troup with the 41st overall pick Friday night.

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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