The Buffalo Bills signed DT Marcell Dareus, the third overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, to a fully guaranteed four-year, $20.4 million contract, according to a league source.
We’ve seen players use their draft position as a source for motivation as they enter the NFL before, but Marcell Dareus really hasn’t wasted any time in picking out his enemies.
NEW YORK — The Bills have taken their share of criticism for poor drafting, which has done plenty to cause them to go 11 consecutive years without a playoff appearance. This year, they seem to have gotten their first pick right — and it didn’t even require a whole lot of effort on their part.
In his latest chat, NFL.com senior columnist Vic Carucci offered up his top prospect in the 2011 NFL Draft … and it’s not Cam Newton.
NFL Network’s Albert Breer joined NFL fans for a chat on Tuesday, just four weeks and two days before the draft. The big question, of course, is what do the Panthers do with the first overall selection?
Alabama DT Marcell Dareus stopped by the NFL Network studios Thursday, and we took some time to get to know him as he prepares for the 2011 NFL Draft.
Alabama Defensive End Marcell Dareus poses for a portrait at the NFL Network studios on Wednesday, March 17.
For Marcell Dareus, the prized defensive end out of Alabama, nothing would be finer than to replicate the career path of his hero, former Bucs and Raiders terror Warren Sapp.