Originally posted on Orange Fizz  |  Last updated 9/13/13
Doug Marrone’s first few days of training camp were not the best foot forward. In early August he got incredibly defensive when Buffalo media questioned why star defensive end Mario Williams had been missing for three days without explanation. Marrone even invoked FERPA regulations for not being more forthcoming. Yeah… about that. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act only pertains to college kids, not professional athletes. It seemed like a college coach who was in over his head, and already losing the battle of strong arming local media. But since that time Marrone has led a disciplined, controversy-free preseason. The Bills are developing a young quarterback, and almost upset the Patriots in the opener. This week the Bills get a second home game to nab Marrone’s first win, when they’ll host the Panthers. NFL lines at Topbet.eu Sportsbook has Buffalo as a three-point underdog. I had 7-time All-Pro and member of the Bills Ring of Honor, Steve Tasker, on my show Friday morning.
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