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The Buffalo Bills introduced Doug Marrone today as the team’s new head coach, and he seemingly has wasted little time beginning his search for a coaching staff. Two names that popped up in reports throughout the media for the team’s defensive coordinator position were New York Jets’ coordinator Mike Pettine, and Jacksonville Jaguars coordinator Mel [...]The post Mike Pettine Headline Bills’ Defensive Coodinator Search appeared first on Queen City Sports.
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The Buffalo Bills have been very successful in free agency ever since general manager Buddy Nix took control of player personnel decisions in prior to the 2010 season, acquiring talent such as Scott Chandler, Drayton Florence, Kraig Urbik, Brad Smith, Dwan Edwards, Nick Barnett, Shawne Merriman, Mark Anderson, and Mario Williams. The 2013 offseason should [...]The post Buffalo Bills...
New Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone told reporters Monday that he wanted his new coordinators to have "thorough NFL experience."Guess he was exaggerating just a bit.Marrone, most recently the head coach of the Syracuse Orange, is bringing over his former offensive coordinator at Syracuse, Nathaniel Hackett (pictured), to assume the same role with the Bills, according...
With the Buffalo Bills’ recent hiring of Mike Pettine as the new defensive coordinator, much has been made regarding the style of defense that the team will play in 2013. The Bills failed in their attempt to operate out of the 3-4 defensive front in 2011, only to revert back to the four man front [...]The post Mike Pettine’s Hybrid Defense, And How It Works appeared first on Queen City Sports.
Well, the 2012-2013 NFL playoffs are underway, and the college football season just concluded with the Alabama Crimson Tide winning their second straight BCS National Championship. The Bills are selecting in the top 10 of the 2013 NFL Draft, and it will be very interesting to see which direction head coach Doug Marrone and general [...]The post A Way Too Early 2013 Buffalo Bills...
The Buffalo Bills ended another disappointing season, finishing with a 6-10 record for their 2012 campaign. There were some bright spots on the team, most notably at the free safety position held down by Jairus Byrd. With free agency commencing in March, Buddy Nix has a huge task of retaining Byrd, who is set to [...]The post Bills Have Big Decisions To Make At Both Safety Positions...
Mike Pettine's reported move from New York Jets defensive coordinator to Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator is lateral by definition, but in reality, it's a step up.Working under head coach Rex Ryan, Pettine was "in charge" of the Jets' defense the past four years, but it was never truly his defense. At least that was the perception.His responsibilities and...
Buffalo Bills running back Fred Jackson returned to the field in swift fashion after sustaining an LCL sprain in his right knee Week 1 of the 2012 season. He was expected to return no sooner than four weeks, with an eight-week hiatus within the realm of possiblity.Jackson was back in three weeks, just in time for a game against New England Patriots that he "had" to play...
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that the Buffalo Bills have hired former Jets defense coordinator Mike Pettine to run their defense.
Pettine’s contract recently expired with the Jets and they made it pretty clear that they were prepared to move in a different direction.
Pettine joins the two men from Syracuse to round out the Bills’ coaching staff. He’s produced some pretty...
The Bills hired Pettine as their defensive coordinator, according to ESPN. Pettine held the same title with the Jets the past four seasons, but head coach Rex Ryan is the ultimate overseer of the Jets defense. Now Pettine will be away from Ryans shadow, while remaining in the familiar territory of the AFC East.
Ryan joked Tuesday that he wanted Pettine to get a job, but not...
The Buffalo Bills are quickly putting together a new coaching staff. They recently hired former Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone and offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett.
According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the Bills have now hired former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to lead their defense this season.
As expected, the Bills have hired Mike Pettine as defensive...
With an easy schedule and a revamped defense, the Bills were a popular sleeper team heading into the season. The defense looked good and as limited as Ryan Fitzpatrick is, their stellar offensive line and strong running game would be able to support him enough against an easy schedule. Well, that was about half true. Fitzpatrick held up the “limited” part of the bargain and the...
The New York Jets' defensive coordinator wouldn't come back, the offensive coordinator couldn't come back, and the quarterbacks coach shouldn't have been there to begin with.A week after giving general manager Mike Tannenbaum the axe, the Jets fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano and won't bring back quarterbacks coach Matt Cavanaugh or defensive coordinator...