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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:07:00 -0800
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus and the team are not discussing his contract at present, but the parties are expected to begin talking shortly after the season ends.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:29:14 -0800
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus, WR Mike Williams and OG Cyril Richardson did not participate in practice Monday, Nov. 3, because of non-injury related reasons.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:29:25 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (non-injury) is expected to practice Thursday, Oct. 16, after being excused from practice Wednesday, Oct. 15.
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:31:51 -0700
Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Easley (knee), DT Marcell Dareus (non-injury) and LB Ty Powell (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. LS Garrison Sanborn (knee), SS Da'Norris Searcy (knee), LB Brandon Spikes (ribs), DT Kyle D. Williams (knee) and FS Aaron Williams (neck, wrist) were limited during practice.
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 14:37:18 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (arm) left the Week 6 game against the New England Patriots due to a right arm injury.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:52:26 -0700
Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus left the game early Week 2, because he was experiencing cramps. Dareus was cleared to return to the game but was held out since the game was in hand.
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:52:55 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (leg) left the Week 2 game against the Miami Dolphins due to a leg injury. He was taken to the locker room with his right leg wrapped in ice.
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:03:21 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) did not participate in team drills during practice Monday, Aug. 18. Head coach Doug Marrone was seen talking to Dareus on the sidelines and pointing to his left elbow.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 20:04:59 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (hamstring) was able to start the preseason game Friday, Aug. 8, against the Carolina Panthers. He assisted on a pair of tackles before departing.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:51:43 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (hamstring) is dealing with a hamstring injury, which caused him to be limited during the later stages of practice Wednesday, Aug. 6.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:55:14 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus has returned to the team's active roster after passing his physical.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:16:12 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus looks like a good fit in defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz's scheme and could have a big year if his off-field issues can be remedied.
Fantasy Tip: Dareus is an IDP consideration on draft day -- Schwartz knows how to get production out of a defensive line -- but beware potential league discipline for Dareus. Buffalo's D remains on the fringe of being starter-worthy.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:33:36 -0700
Buffalo Bills DE Mario Williams, DT Marcell Dareus and DT Kyle D. Williams were all rotated out of the lineup at times during team drills Tuesday, July 22. LB Manny Lawson rotated in for Mario Williams, DT Stefan Charles spelled Kyle Williams, and DL Corbin Bryant stepped in for Dareus.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:44:25 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus returned to training camp Tuesday, July 22, after leaving Monday, July 21, for a court hearing.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:53:13 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus has agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program as he works to have felony drug charges dismissed, according to Rod Giddens, Dareus' attorney. Dareus was given permission to enter the program at a hearing in Calhoun County Court in Alabama Monday, July 21. Charges levied on May 5 of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia will be dismissed and perhaps expunged should he complete the required activities. The NFL could still discipline Dareus, however.
Fantasy Tip: The last sentence puts a damper on this news, which could negatively affect the Bills' defensive line, considered its strength on defense. In fantasy, they're a fringe starting DT with even more risk during any potential Dareus absence.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:26:43 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus is expected to return to the team Tuesday, July 22, after his flight was delayed the previous day.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:52:52 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus left practice Monday, July 21, for personal reasons, according to head coach Doug Marrone. He is expected back for the evening practice.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 07:39:10 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus has drawn the ire of Bills general manager Doug Whaley after reporting to camp out of shape. "It's cause for concern," Whaley said. "You always are disappointed when one of your guys isn't ready. But we think he's not far off. So hopefully sooner than later."
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:14:25 -0700
Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus failed his conditioning test, which is why he was put on the inactive list.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 12:56:57 -0700
The Buffalo Bills have placed DT Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) and OT Joe Unga (undisclosed) on the Active/Non-Football Injury List.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:45:43 -0700
There has been no clarification as to whether Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus will receive any suspension for his offseason arrest.
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:14:39 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus is scheduled to go to trial Sept. 9, on charges related to a crash that police said happened during a street race.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:29:52 -0700
Buffalo Bills DTs Alan Branch (undisclosed), Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) and LB Manny Lawson (undisclosed) were not present at organized team activities Monday, June 9.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 09:44:25 -0700
Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone said DT Marcell Dareus will sit out the rest of the team's OTAs and will return for mandatory minicamp.
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 14:51:00 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus has been charged with three misdemeanors and four traffic violations for drag racing and property damage last week.
Fri, 30 May 2014 16:38:32 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) participated in organized team activities Friday, May 30, after missing practice Thursday, May 29.
Thu, 29 May 2014 11:25:19 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (undisclosed) was not on the field for organized team activities Thursday, May 29.
Wed, 28 May 2014 12:11:18 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus said reports about his arrest earlier this month are inaccurate. "It's not what you guys think," Dareus said. "The media put things out there the wrong way."
"You [reporters] put things out there," he said. "I'm not really going to say [what is inaccurate]. I didn't really pay that much attention to it. I got a lot of text messages and things."
Wed, 07 May 2014 15:22:30 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus was reportedly found with synthetic marijuana, and he was charged with a Class C felony, which carries a minimum of one year in prison under Alabama law. If Dareus had been found with "regular" marijuana for personal use, he would have been charged with only second-degree marijuana possession, a Class A misdemeanor. He'll face up to a four-game suspension from the league for violating the league's drug policy.
Wed, 07 May 2014 10:05:10 -0700
Buffalo Bills Marcell Dareus could face a four-game suspension after he was arrested for possessing a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Dareus could be suspended under the NFL's substance abuse policy or personal conduct policy.
Tue, 06 May 2014 20:35:35 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus was arrested in Alabama on drug charges Monday, May 5. The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office says he was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:05:20 -0700
The Buffalo Bills exercised DT Marcell Dareus' fifth-year option Friday, April 25, according to league sources. He'll make $8.06 million in 2015, and it'll be fully guaranteed.
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 18:07:27 -0800
The Buffalo Bills are expected to pick up the fifth-year option in DE Marcell Dareus' contract this offseason.
Sun, 23 Feb 2014 23:34:05 -0800
Updating a previous item, although the Buffalo Bills may offer DT Marcell Dareus a contract extension, Dareus has an option for the 2015 season that is controlled by the team. The new collective bargaining agreement has a provision that allows such a thing to happen, and Dareus was drafted and signed following ratification of the new CBA.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:51:04 -0800
Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley said the team may consider signing DT Marcell Dareus to a contract extension this offseason. Dareus will be entering the final year of his rookie contract.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:25:08 -0800
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus is heading to his first Pro Bowl in place of injured San Francisco 49ers lineman Justin Smith. Dareus gets the nod after the Bills' 2011 first-round draft pick finished with 7½ sacks and 71 tackles, both career highs. He was one of five players to finish with at least that many in each category this season.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:21:27 -0800
Buffalo Bills FS Aaron Williams (ribs) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 20, and has been ruled out for Week 16. DT Marcell Dareus (ankle), DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') and CB Brandon E. Smith (ankle) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:33:00 -0800
Buffalo Bills LB Arthur Moats (non-injury) and FS Aaron Williams (ribs) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 19. DT Marcell Dareus (ankle), DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') and CB Brandon E. Smith (ankle) fully participated in practice.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:18:03 -0800
Buffalo Bills DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') and FS Aaron Williams (ribs) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. DT Marcell Dareus (ankle) and CB Brandon E. Smith (ankle) were limited during practice.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:22:35 -0800
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (ankle) and FS Aaron Williams (ribs) will be reevaluated Wednesday, Dec. 18.
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:19:19 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus (ankle), OG Doug Legursky (knee), OG Kraig Urbik (knee), DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles') and DE Mario Williams (ankle) are probable for Week 4. Legursky practiced in full Friday, Sept. 27, while the others were limited.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 11:21:24 -0700
Buffalo Bills OG Kraig Urbik (knee), CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring), DE Mario Williams (ankle), DT Kyle D. Williams (Achilles'), S Jairus Byrd (foot) and DT Marcell Dareus (ankle) all were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 26.
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:41:03 -0700
Buffalo Bills S Jairus Byrd (foot) amd DL Marcell Dareus (ankle) were both limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 16:51:59 -0700
Buffalo Bills DE Marcell Dareus (ankle) left the Week 3 game against the New York Jets due to an ankle injury.
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:03:29 -0700
Buffalo Bills DE Marcell Dareus (leg) left the team's Week 2 game after hurting his leg but was able to return later in the game. He said the injury was nothing serious.
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:13:55 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus has impressed head coach Doug Marrone with his hard work so far during training camp. He indicated his first impression is that Dareus is "excited and he's doing a nice job and coming along well." Marrone said the personal issues with Dareus last season is in the past.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 07:27:43 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus isn't being handed a job this season and will battle to keep his starting job. He's battling DT Jay Ross for snaps in four-man fronts.
Sun, 07 Jul 2013 09:10:27 -0700
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus said he wants to report to training camp lighter than usual so he can move around the field. "I want to be lighter this year because I want to be able to fly around the field and run to the ball and be an every down player," he said. "I want to be able to play every down." Dareus worked mostly at defensive tackle during offseason workouts but also has the ability to play nose tackle and defensive end in a 3-4 defensive alignment.
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:11:29 -0800
Buffalo Bills DT Marcell Dareus could be used as a defensive end or nose tackle if the team switches to a 3-4 defensive alignment.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 11:44:36 -0800
Buffalo Bills FS Jairus Byrd (foot), DT Marcell Dareus (knee, wrist), TE Lee Smith (back), DE Mario Williams (wrist) and CB Aaron Williams (knee) practiced Friday, Dec. 21, and are probable for Week 16. OLB Nick Barnett (knee), TE Scott Chandler (foot), OG Andy Levitre (knee), CB Justin Rogers (foot) and DT Kyle D. Williams (ankle) were limited Friday and are also probable.