Originally written on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Doug Marrone gets offended when people say he's only offensive.Marrone, who was introduced as the Buffalo Bills' new head coach Monday, has a offense-rich resume. He went from being an offensive line coach in college to an offensive line coach in the NFL. Then he spent a few years as an NFL offensive coordinator before taking a head coaching gig in college. "I do take offense when people say, 'hey, you're an offensive coach," Marrone said Monday. "I've been attacking defenses my whole entire life."... I understand coverage, I understand front mechanics, and things like that. So I have a great understanding of defensive football, as well as special teams."Marrone, most recently the head coach of the Syracuse Orange, did admit he's never called a defense on the field and in a game, but that's (obviously) what he'll task a new defensive coordinator to do. Additionally, Marrone said he won't call plays on offense, instead focusing on taking the "CEO" approach of being a team leader and ...
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