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[BN] Blitz newsletter: Dareus donates for school in Haiti

Mr. Big Stuff gave back in a big way.

Former Bills lineman Marcell Dareus recently funded the construction of a school in Haiti, the small island nation that was battered by natural disasters in recent years.

"I promised my mom that I would support Haiti in any way I could and now I am using my platform to keep my promise," said Dareus, whose late father was Haitian. "It's a beautiful country with incredible people and children who need help. I want to make sure I do everything I can to lift them up."

Dareus signed a $100 million extension with the Bills in 2015 before being traded to Jacksonville last October.

Several Bills players have made contributions to Haiti in recent years. Nickell Robey-Coleman and Leger Douzable were the subjects of a 2016 feature story about their charity work that included donations of $1,000 for every big play made on the field.

Bills player spotlight: Logan Thomas was the latest player to be put under the spotlight. Can the quarterback-turned-tight end make an impact in the receiving game this season? He has the size and athleticism to succeed, but needs all the reps he can get.


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