Statement from Marcell Dareus

July, 23, 2014
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Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, who was in court Monday in Alabama, issued a statement as he prepares to join his teammates for training camp.

Dareus
"After dealing with a personal matter in Alabama, I am excited to return to training camp to rejoin my teammates in our preparations for the 2014 season. Right now, my focus is on earning the trust of my teammates, coaches and the fans while continuing to improve as a football player. I have a passion for this game and I want to be here to help this organization achieve its goals. There are things I need to work on professionally and personally to make sure I can be accountable to myself, my family, this team and this community. My focus will remain on achieving that goal one day at a time. I want to thank the Bills organization, Coach Marrone and the coaching staff, my teammates and our fans for their continued support."

Dareus isn't expected to re-take the team's conditioning test until Thursday at the earliest, a team source told ESPN's Sal Paolantonio.

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