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Buffalo Bills news, 8/20: Marcell Dareus breaks training camp silence

Marcell Dareus spoke with reporters for the first time in training camp on Tuesday, while the Bills began prep for Saturday's Tampa game as if they were readying for a regular season contest.

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( Doug Marrone Press Conference Part 1
( Doug Marrone Press Conference Part 2
Doug Marrone did a press conference while utterly drenched yesterday, immediately following the team's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

( EJ Manuel Tuesday Press Conference
Reporters talk with EJ Manuel about being in "regular season mode" at training camp.

( Bills Roundup: Tuesday News and Highlights
News and highlights from Tuesday's Bills training camp practice.

(WGR 550) Bills Training Camp Observations: Day 19
Joe Buscaglia continues a recent trend of talking up T.J. Graham as a potential surprise member of the 53-man roster.

( Buffalo Bills Camp Report: Day 31
Expect the Bills to use Jeff Tuel as their second quarterback on Sunday, given the rep disparity between he and Thad Lewis on Tuesday.

( Sammy Watkins still limited by injury, and 5 observations from Buffalo Bills training camp
Marrone on Seantrel Henderson: "Seantrel had been a right tackle. We moved him to left when he came here. He did a hell of a job, but now he's back in his spot. He's played really well. If he doesn't play well then we don't make as many moves as we do."

(The Buffalo Bills) Bills’ Manuel excited about his perfect day
Playing against the scout team defense, Manuel did not throw an incompletion in full-team drills on Tuesday.

( 4 things to take from Tuesday’s practice
Being in "regular season mode" also means that Buffalo's offense is back to running their up-tempo stuff, according to the official site.

(The Buffalo News) Bills Dareus looks ahead, focused on football
(WGR 550) Bills' Dareus Speaks, Implies He Hasn't Heard From League Yet
(Associated Press) Bills DT Dareus attempting to put past behind him
( Buffalo Bills' Marcell Dareus out to prove himself as possible suspension from NFL looms
(Democrat & Chronicle) Buffalo Bills' Marcell Dareus speaks to media
( Marcell Dareus assures off-field issues are in the past
Marcell Dareus finally spoke to reporters; he hadn't been heard from since well before training camp. Reporters weren't permitted to ask about his pending legal issues.

(The Buffalo Bills) Doug Marrone seems determined to replace Kraig Urbik
Indeed, he does.

( Examining Buffalo Bills' financial ties to Alan Branch
Mike Rodak on the financial ramifications that releasing Alan Branch would have on the Bills.

(WGR 550) Role For Bills WR Robert Woods Not Diminished
Robert Woods spoke with The Howard Simon Show on Tuesday.

( Buffalo Bills' red-zone offense: EJ Manuel's accuracy one of 3 explanations for lack of touchdowns
Matthew Fairburn offers some insight into the Bills' red zone woes.

( McKelvin glad to be back in the fold
If you were worried about Leodis McKelvin missing so much time, he's planning on playing in Saturday's preseason game against Tampa.

(Democrat & Chronicle) Bills' Cohen has been a camp surprise
Even more ink for Landon Cohen, who might just be Buffalo's most-discussed defender this summer.

( Wired For Sound: Preston Brown
My new dream: to have Marrone wired for sound, with no bleep button.

( Bills release WR Kevin Elliott
( T Edawn Coughman released
The Bills made two roster moves on Tuesday, with the Kevin Elliott release coming as a mild surprise at this juncture.

( Giving Fans Something to Shout About – JMS
Lee Smith is the best, y'all.

( NFL practice squads expand to 10 players
The Bills can stash another two players this season, with taxi squads expanding from eight to 10 slots.

(The Buffalo News) Report: Key voice in Bon Jovi inner circle about to leave Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment
Tim Graham connects dots for me: we knew Larry Tanenbaum of MLSE was in with Bon Jovi, but not the whole company, which had me confused why the Tim Leiweke report was relevant to the Bills sale yesterday. Graham points out that Leiweke and Bon Jovi have worked together since 2005, and that the former is a trusted confidante for the latter.

( Bills accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Three videos of Bills players and front office personnel having buckets of cold water dumped on them.