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Five training camp storylines for the Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills will be heading down the New York State Thruway to Pittsford and St John Fisher for a July 30 kickoff for training camp. Camp is highly anticipated this season with new head coach Rex Ryan running the show for the first time. So what should fans keep an eye out for? 1. The Rex Ryan effect – When making an appearance at Eastview Mall in Victor, minutes from Pittsford...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Marrone molding Jacksonville offensive line

Doug Marrone has only been on the job in Jacksonville five months, yet head coach Gus Bradley says Marrone's detail-oriented approach to coaching the offensive line is already making a difference with players. "That was one thing last year the players wanted," Bradley told the team's official website. "That’s not a knock on what was taking place last year. For a lot of them it...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jags' Joeckel credits Marrone for improvement

Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Luke Joeckel enters a pivotal point in his career in 2015. After two underwhelming seasons in Jacksonville, pressure is on the No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft to prove he can be a franchise left tackle in the NFL. As the Jaguars conduct a three-day minicamp this week, Joeckel said he believes he's improved his game during the team's offseason...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills: Analyzing the new offense

The Buffalo Bills have been extremely busy this offseason. Adjusting to a new coaching staff, and a different offensive playbook, has Buffalo’s offense working hard. After former head coach Doug Marrone exercised the option in his contract to leave the organization, Buffalo brought in new head coach Rex Ryan. Attempting to revitalize Buffalo’s stagnant offense, Greg Roman was...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

What we learned from the final day of Jacksonville Jaguars OTAs

The Jacksonville Jaguars Organized Team Activities are officially over. It only took nine practices for coaches to get a feel for what lies ahead for the players on the 90-man roster and to get some perspective as to what still needs attention once veteran minicamp begins on June 16-18. It’s hard to get a read on how well a player or a unit has progressed other than what has been...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Buffalo Bills don’t need Bill Polian

This last offseason the new Buffalo brass was looking to clean house and make an upgrade in all departments. The head coach Doug Marrone didn’t need to wait for the axe to come down. He packed up his desk, grabbed his pot of gold and scurried out the door the second he could. The Pegulas and Russ Brandon were left in an odd spot then with the only person left from the old regime...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Thurman Thomas Says He Didn’t Want to Be Around Doug Marrone

In a recent Sports Illustrated story, Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas describes the Doug Marrone atmosphere in Buffalo as miserable. “I don’t think it was a good fit. It got to the point where I didn’t want to come around because he was the head coach, but I still came around because I know a lot of the players. Hell, we love being around Rex. You can just feel like a big cloud...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Embrace The Bills Bank by @Seancorleone

Back in October I had the privilege of attending the first game played by the Buffalo Bills under Pegula ownership. While the results of the game weren’t desirable, that entire day was extremely special for all of us. For me personally, it was the first game I had been able to attend with my parents in over 11 years. With it being such a historic day, I find myself fortunate to...
Via Buffalo Wins
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Should EJ get another chance? by @SeanCorleone

Sometimes in life all you need is an opportunity. Many successful people in this world got to where they are by seizing a moment; by taking control of a situation and using their positions for the benefit of their own good. In sports, every opportunity presented to an athlete can make or break their careers. The great ones know how make those moments theirs. But unless you get that...
Via Buffalo Wins
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone says he left Bills with no head-coaching job in mind

  Former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone now has a home in Jacksonville. And he's buying, not renting. Speaking publicly for the first time since surprisingly opting out of his contract on New Year's Eve, abruptly walking away with two years remaining on a four-year deal, Marrone said Thursday that he left Buffalo with no assurances of getting another job. ''In this profession...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Marrone says he left Bills with no head-coaching job in mind

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Former Bills head coach Doug Marrone says he left Buffalo with no assurances of getting another job. Marrone surprisingly opted out of his contract on New Year's Eve, walking away with two years remaining on a four-year deal. He quickly emerged as a front-runner to replace Rex Ryan with the New York Jets. He also interviewed with Chicago and Atlanta, but...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Hackett reportedly no longer an option to be Rams' offensive coordinator

A person familiar with the St. Louis Rams' offensive coordinator search has told The Associated Press that Nathaniel Hackett has pulled out of the running for the job. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Wednesday because the Rams have not publicly discussed their plans to replace Brian Schottenheimer. After three seasons in St. Louis, Schottenheimer was hired as Georgia...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars reportedly hire Nathaniel Hackett as quarterbacks coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars are adding another former Buffalo Bills coach to their staff. Nathaniel Hackett has been hired to become the Jaguars quarterbacks coach, two people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The people spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Jaguars have not announced the move. He replaces Frank Scelfo, who will remain on Gus...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Hackett pulls out of running for Rams coordinator job

A person familiar with the St. Louis Rams' offensive coordinator search has told The Associated Press that Nathaniel Hackett has pulled out of the running for the job. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity on Wednesday because the Rams have not publicly discussed their plans to replace Brian Schottenheimer. After three seasons in St. Louis, Schottenheimer was hired as Georgia...
Via AP on Fox
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

St. Louis Rams to interview two more offensive coordinator candidates

The Rams are reportedly setting up interviews with two more offensive coordinator candidates: Rob Chudzinski and Nathaniel Hackett. Colts asst to the HC, Rob Chudzinski, is eligible to interview for OC jobs starting Tuesday. 49ers and Rams both want to talk to him. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 26, 2015 Prime candidate in motion… RT @jthom1: Nathaniel Hackett will...
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January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars: Stop Me When This Sounds Familiar

The Jacksonville Jaguars brought in eight candidates to interview for their vacant offensive coordinator position. Greg Roman, formerly of San Francisco, decided to join Rex Ryan in Buffalo. Marc Trestman was not considered a long term candidate for the job, however given his desire to become a head coach again. Trestman joined the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday morning. Kirby Wilson,...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars Tab Greg Olson to Become Offensive Coordinator

The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that they intend to hire Greg Olson as the team’s new offensive coordinator. The news comes after the team hired former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone to be the team’s offensive line coach and assistant head coach.Some media outlets and online websites had reported that Olson, 51, had already been hired by the Jaguars around 5 pm...
Via Football Nation
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars keep replaced coach with cancer under contract

With the addition of Doug Marrone to the Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff — the former Bills head coach was named assistant head coach/offensive line coach Tuesday — the team now has a glut of men charged with coaching the offensive line. Along with Marrone, the Jaguars also have Luke Butkus, who coached the O-line in...Read More The post Jaguars keep replaced coach with...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns interested in Frank Cignetti and Marty Mornhinweg for offensive coordinator

Options might be starting to dwindle for the vacant offensive coordinator position in Cleveland. Marc Trestman has landed in Baltimore and Kyle Shanahan has reportedly landed in Atlanta. Adam Gase, Greg Olson, Chan Gailey and others have found homes as well. Even Doug Marrone, who walked away from a head coaching position in Buffalo has found a gig as offensive line coach and assistant...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone puts the ass in assistant coach

Days after guiding the Buffalo Bills to their first winning season in a decade, coach Doug Marrone abruptly walked away from his contract, as was his right during a three-day window at the year’s end. It was a stunning move, but one that made sense if he somehow managed to have something better lined up elsewhere. Otherwise, he was just a completely delusional idiot. And now we...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars Sign Doug Marrone As Offensive Line Coach

The Jacksonville Jaguars got their man. Sort of.Chris Wesseling of NFL.com is reporting that the team has hired Doug Marrone to be their assistant head coach/offensive line, per John Oehser of the team's official website.Marrone was in Jacksonville last week being interviewed by head coach Gus Bradley for what was thought to be the open offensive coordinator position with the franchise...
Via Football Nation
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: When the whole internet laughed at Doug Marrone’s career choices

I wonder when Doug Marrone walked out on the Buffalo Bills if he thought that he was going someplace better. If so, he was wrong. Really wrong. Today we learned that the former Bills head coach will become the offensive line coach for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Yes, those Jaguars. Since the news broke Bills fans and basically the whole internet has been mocking Marrone for his career...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Marrone Opted Out of Bills Contract to Become Jaguars Offensive Line Coach?

In a clear sign that things were not going too swimmingly in Buffalo as the Bills head coach, Doug Marrone has indeed moved on to the Jacksonville Jaguars as the team’s offensive line coach.  This news comes three weeks after Marrone left a $4 million contract for the 2015 season on the table by opting out of his contract in Buffalo. There had been league-wide speculation that...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars hire Marrone as assistant head coach, offensive line coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone as assistant head coach and offensive line coach. Marrone replaces George Yarno, who left the team last June to begin cancer treatment. Assistant Luke Butkus was named interim O-line coach for the season. With two rookies and two second-year players starting on the line, the...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Jaguars hire Marrone as assistant head coach, offensive line coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone as assistant head coach and offensive line coach. Marrone replaces George Yarno, who left the team last June to begin cancer treatment. Assistant Luke Butkus was named interim O-line coach for the season. With two rookies and two second-year players starting on the line, the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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