Report: Bills' Marcell Dareus will miss remainder of OTAs

Tuesday June 3rd, 2014

Marcel Dareus made his first Pro bowl appearance last season. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Marcel Dareus made his first Pro Bowl appearance last season. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will miss the remainder of organized team activities as he works through personal issues, according to Mike Rodak of ESPN.

Dareus was recently arrested for his role in an illegal street race that led to the destruction of property, after which he left the scene before police arrived. The 2011 first-round pick is facing three misdemeanor charges in addition to four traffic violations stemming from the incident.

He also faces suspension from the NFL after police found synthetic marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his car recently.

Bills coach Doug Marrone said that Dareus has also been experiencing personal trouble lately, according to Rodak.

"Marcell has made some poor decisions lately. He's dealing with a lot of personal issues too."

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The coach added that the team believes the Pro Bowl lineman will be able to get his affairs in order, and that he is expected to return later in the summer when mandatory minicamp begins.

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