Marcel Dareus will enter the NFL’s substance abuse program

According to the Associated Press, Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Marcel Dareus has agreed to enter the NFL’s substance abuse program in an attempt to have the felony drug charges against him dropped.

Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus agreed to enter an NFL substance abuse program in a bid to have felony drug charges in Alabama dismissed, his attorney said on Monday.

Rod Giddens wrote in an email to The Associated Press that Dareus was allowed to enter the program during a hearing at Calhoun County Court in Alabama earlier in the day. Dareus attended the hearing while being excused from training camp in suburban Rochester.