Buffalo Bills Training Camp Update
The biggest news coming out of Day 5 of Buffalo Bills training camp on Friday night was the return of nose tackle Marcell Dareus to the practice field after sitting out the first four workouts for his failed fitness test last weekend.
Dareus has had plenty of problems off the field, with a drug arrest in Mississippi and a road racing arrest in Hamburg. He turned down interview requests after the practice session, but appeared ready to focus on football as he said he would earlier this week.
Veteran Kyle Williams said it was good to have him back:
First round draft choice Sammy Watkins continued to impress. He seems to catch any pass that gets near him. Early in the session, he battled a defensive back for the ball and pulled it in for what would have been a long touchdown. He also was being used on special teams to run back kickoffs. He said he’s getting more comfortable in the Bills offense:
To most observers, the offense still needs a lot of work. EJ Manuel missed on a couple of throws and didn’t seem to be on the same page with receivers. Most of the questions concerned Watkins, but EJ says they’ll be spreading the offense around:
The stands were packed for workouts on Friday and Saturday night and Sunday afternoon at St. John Fisher College. The Bills have rescheduled the Monday morning practice to Monday evening at 6 p.m. No tickets are required for the evening workout.