Buffalo Bills Circling the Wagons: Marcell Dareus, Austin Willis


Buffalo Bills Circling the Wagons: Marcell Dareus, Austin Willis

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Marcell Dareus and the Buffalo Bills are at a standoff point with contract negotiations.  Dareus feels he should be more in the Suh range where the Buffalo Bills organization is saying he is not worth that much quite yet and have pegged him in the Gerald McCoy range.  Who will budge, if either side?

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Dareus’ past issues don’t justify Suh-like deal

"We’ve got a crisis on our hands, folks, and I’m not talking about the rash of injuries. Marcell Dareus is unhappy. He’s insulted by the Bills’ piddling $90 million contract offer and wonders if they’re trying to get rid of him. I think it’s time we took up a collection for the poor guy.People could make pledges in dimes to highlight Dareus’s contention that the team is treating him like a “dime-a-dozen” player. Seriously, he said that – twice, to make sure his sympathetic fans understood the true gravity of the insult. Dime a dozen."

Bills‘ Butler finds faith in forgiveness

"He exits the locker room, alone, and heads up the stairs toward Haffey Hall for lunch. No fans shout his name. No reporters ask for an interview. Nobody has a clue who Mario Butler is.To the outside world, the Buffalo Bills cornerback is a cog in the NFL machine. One of 90. An undrafted pro on his third team in five years clinging to dear NFL life.His eyes are warm, welcoming, and a magnetic personality draws you in to tag along.Butler says he’s from Jacksonville, Fla. He’s married with two kids, ages 2 and 7, and is one of six siblings himself."

Buffalo Bills Sign Sought After Wide Receiver Austin Willis

"The Buffalo Bills fended off “several other teams” and were able to sign free agent wide receiver Austin Willis on Saturday following a workout.After being released by the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday, The Buffalo Bills have signed athletic wide receiver Austin Willis, according to Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post."

Buffalo Bills‘ Fred Jackson, Sammy Watkins return to practice

"The Buffalo Bills are starting to get healthy again.After their top five running backs and first three receivers sat out Thursday night in a 11-10 preseason victory at Cleveland, running back Fred Jackson and receivers Sammy Watkins and Robert Woods returned to the practice field Saturday.“It’s good to start getting some of these guys back,” coach Rex Ryan said."

Buffalo Bills: Wide Receiver Chris Hogan to Miss 2-4 Weeks

"Chris Hogan injured both his knee and ankle during the Buffalo Bills Thursday night game, but it sounds like his knee injury will force him to miss at least the rest of the preseason.Buffalo Bills wide receiver Chris Hogan will miss the next 2-4 weeks with a knee injury sustained during Thursday nights’ preseason win over the Cleveland Browns, according to Vic Carucci of the The Buffalo News."

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There are no Buffalo Bills birthdays today.

Previous August Birthdays:

G – D.J. Morrell

DE – Jerry Hughes – 8/13

DE – Bryan Johnson – 8/13

OG – John Miller – 8/12

CB – Ross Cockrell – 8/6

QB – Tyrod Taylor – 8/3

S – Deon Broomfield – 8/3

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