Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/6/13
The Buffalo Bills have just hired Doug Marrone to be their new head coach after firing the former head coach, Chan Gailey. Filed to ESPN: Doug Marrone has agreed to leave Syracuse and become the next head coach of the Buffalo Bills.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 6, 2013 Marrone was the coach for Syracuse and really turned their program around. He has coached pro football before, as he coordinated the Saints' offense from 2006-2008 and oversaw the Jets' offensive line from 2002-2005. His biggest priority will be to turn around the Bills' offense (their offense has only been in the Top 20 once since 2004). Marrone is said to be a run-minded offensive coach, and the members of the Bills' offense are ideally suited to be a run-based offense."I think that's a great hire," NFL Network analyst Brian Billick said Sunday on "First on the Field." "He brings that pedigree that's kind of popular now, a substantial pro background with that mix of college." If Marrone truly does turn thi...
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