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Web Rumblings: Buffalo Bills News, 1/6

The Buffalo Bills have reportedly hired Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone as their new head coach. Read all of the coverage about the move right here.


Doug Marrone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Wikipedia is the best thing ever. Anyone in the world can write anything they want about any subject, so you know you are getting the best possible information."

Inside The Bills | Multiple reports say Marrone next Bills coach
Chris Brown all but confirms the news.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Pick Doug Marrone To Be Head Coach
"WGR Sports Radio 550 has learned from a league source that Syracuse University head coach Doug Marrone is expected to be the next head coach of the Bills. The source said although nothing is done, the college coach would be the next man in charge in Buffalo barring any last minute breakdowns."

Sources: Marrone to be new Bills coach - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Doug Marrone has agreed to leave Syracuse and become the coach of the Buffalo Bills, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter." Video from ESPN.

Doug Marrone Hired By The Buffalo Bills, Per Report - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
The excellent Syracuse Orange SB Nation blog responds to the news.

Doug Marrone hired as Bills head coach, according to reports -
"Marrone's impeccable NFL credentials, combined with his success at Syracuse, had made him a prime coaching candidate for a number of teams."

Doug Marrone to Buffalo Bills: Some early questions |
"Syracuse football fans are waking up to the news on Sunday that Doug Marrone will leave SU and become the next head coach of the Buffalo Bills. Here are some early questions that pop to mind with the news."

Report: Bills hire Doug Marrone to be next head coach - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
"Marrone, 48, worked as the Jets' offensive line coach and was Sean Payton’s offensive coordinator in New Orleans from 2006 to 2008. He was 25-25 in four seasons at Syracuse, helping to turn around a team that was 10-37 prior to his arrival."

Podcast: Bills, Doug Marrone talk with Syracuse's 'Upon Further Review' - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
"I joined the "Upon Further Review" show on Syracuse's ESPN Radio station, 97.7 FM, to talk about how Marrone might go over with Bills fans, as well as some of the other candidates the team has interviewed."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Bills Starting Fresh With Marrone
"With the news that the Bills have pegged Syracuse University's Doug Marrone to be the next head coach of the franchise, it's evident that this team realizes everything they've tried in the past has failed."

Doug Marrone new Buffalo Bills coach, leaves Syracuse Orange, sources say - ESPN
There's a Herm Edwards video here. Edwards was the head coach who first brought Marrone onto an NFL staff.

Scott Pitoniak: Marrone a good choice to rebuild the Buffalo Bills
The veteran sportswriter and Syracuse fan lists the reasons Marrone will be good.

Doug Marrone, NFL coaching prospect - Auburn Pub
"Certainly, there are things I don't like about Marrone. But that list is small. Overall, I like him. I think he is a good coach. And I think he is a great NFL coaching prospect."

Why The Doug Marrone Saga Means Something Bigger For Syracuse Football - Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician
"The lure of the NFL is far too tempting. There are no boosters, no recruiting, no crazy rulebooks for off the field activity, no grades to worry about. It's a business of football where those who love the game can make a living doing just what they love to do."

Brandon now has the clout, but can he deliver the goods? - The Buffalo News
"The team has more talent than in 2009. The Bills are good on both lines of scrimmage, despite the underachieving results of the defense this season. Solid teams are good at quarterback and in the trenches. The Bills have the latter. The overall roster is deeper."

Total overhaul not in budget for stadium - The Buffalo News
"It's not a ‘wow,' it's to upgrade it, make it functional, make it work," Deputy County Executive Richard Tobe said of the sum dedicated in the new lease agreement for stadium improvements. "But it's not like there's a whopping new thing. It's the same stadium."