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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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Nix continues to hint at drafting franchise QB

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
Bills GM Buddy Nix continues to make it clear that he wants to get a franchise quarterback, and it could come in April's draft.

Key matchup: Bills RBs Jackson, Spiller vs. Patriots defense

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Bills need to establish a run game and get the ball into the hands of Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller often if they want to score an upset win.

Bills add CB Butler, OT Welch

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Bills signed CB Crezdon Butler and OT Thomas Welch to the active roster on Wednesday. 

Bills place CB McGee, OT Pears on I.R.

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Bills placed CB Terrence McGee and ORT Erik Pears on injured reserve, released PK John Potter and activated WR Marcus Easley to the 53-man roster.

Bills trying to get most out of WR Graham's speed

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
The Bills want to get the most out of speedy rookie WR T.J. Graham, but that has proven to be easier said than done.

AFC East Spin cycle: Bills', Dolphins' strengths falter on Sunday

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
The Bills' run game and Dolphins' third-down defense, each team's respective strength, failed them in losses on Sunday.

Williams is disappointing as Bills' centerpiece

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Bills Nation has hardly been enamored with the so-so play of so-called superstar Mario Williams, but the verdict remains out.

Texans' big three leads offense in win over Bills

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub threw two touchdown passes and the Texans beat former top pick Mario Williams and the Bills 21-9 on Sunday.

Bills activate rookie CB Brooks

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Bills activated rookie CB Ron Brooks and placed OG Chad Rinehart on injured reserve.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: 2012's biggest tricks, treats

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
With Halloween a day away, it's time to identify teams that have pulled tricks on us and teams that have treated us to the biggest surprises?

Bills' Gailey remains loyal to Wannstedt

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
As bad as the Bills' defense has been, observers in Buffalo don't expect an in-season firing of Dave Wannstedt.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Who is the second-best team in the AFC East?

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
In a muddled AFC, the team that finishes second in the AFC East could snag a wild-card berth, but it's hard to decipher which team that will be.

Bills DE Williams has wrist procedure; should practice next week

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams underwent a procedure on his left wrist, head coach Chan Gailey confirmed Wednesday.

Report: Bills DE Williams considering wrist surgery

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
Bills DE Mario Williams is contemplating having surgery on his wrist during the team’s bye, according to Tim Graham of The Buffalo News.

Bills' new stadium proposed for city's waterfront

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
A Buffalo-area businessman has proposed building a new stadium in Buffalo in an effort to keep the team in the region for the long haul.

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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