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Buffalo Bills News, 3/20: Doug Marrone Speaks At Owners' Meetings

Doug Marrone opened up on Tuesday about the Buffalo Bills playoff-less streak, his future quarterback, and more from the NFL meetings in Arizona. Read his comments plus reaction from local and national media.

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Doug Marrone doesn't want Bills fans to feel ashamed anymore - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
Doug Marrone goes on a rant about being embarrassed to wear your team's logo. It's the most stirring thing I've heard him say since he took the job.

Doug Marrone on his O, D, Bills fans, more | Toronto Sun

"AFC head coaches were available to reporters Tuesday morning for an hour of roundtable interviews at the Arizona Biltmore hotel. Here’s a portion of what new Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone had to say to reporters when I was at his table:"

Here are most of Marrone's comments transcribed by John Kryk, who is absolutely winning the owners' meetings for Bills fans.

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Doug Marrone won't talk about Ryan Fitzpatrick - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
Marrone was unsurprisingly evasive about the team's quarterback situation.

Gus Bradley, Doug Marrone, Rob Chudzinski, Mike McCoy offer some revealing nuggets -
"Marrone may not yet know who his quarterback will be, but you don't have to listen to him long to realize that Buffalo taking a quarterback in either the first or second round is the biggest lock of this year's draft."

Assembly drops demands designed to keep Bills from breaking lease - The Buffalo News
"Assembly Democrats have dropped their push for more protections to ensure the Buffalo Bills do not leave Western New York, saying the deal cut last December between the team and the state appears to have enough protections to keep the team from fleeing."

Mark Gaughan’s Inside the NFL: Big spending isn’t answer for Bills this time - The Buffalo News
"The future of the team ultimately will be in the hands of a rookie quarterback, which means a quick-fix approach to the team’s playoff drought probably is not the wisest plan of action and another dose of patience is required from the faithful." Mark Gaughan resets the available free agents.

Bills might yet pursue legal action against phone-call pranksters | Kryk Slants
"We’ve obviously met with our attorney regarding the situation and the breach of privacy, and we will continue to see what options are out there from a legal standpoint," Bills president and CEO Russ Brandon said Monday night at the NFL annual meeting at the Arizona Biltmore hotel.

NFL Power Rankings: 49ers claim No. 1 amid free agency frenzy -
The Bills at No. 29.

Let's do lunch: Stevie Johnson - NFL Videos
"Akbar Gbajabiamila tracks down Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson in Hollywood for some tacos and good times."