Bills' Marcell Dareus overcoming latest in series of tragedies

Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (left), at 23, has already lost his mother, father, brother,...

Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus (left), at 23, has already lost his mother, father, brother, grandmother and high school coach. (ADAM HUNGER/Reuters)

JOHN KRYK, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:29 PM ET

Overcoming adversity.

In sports, we too often see that cliche used to describe how an athlete, or team, cleared some obstacle to reach an unlikely level of success.

But that's just boxscore adversity.

Real-life adversity is a whole different thing. When you consider how much of it Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus has had to endure in his short time on this earth, you seriously wonder how he gets through a day.


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