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Buffalo Bills news, 4/20: Doug Marrone pushing the tempo

The Buffalo Bills under Doug Marrone are taking a different approach to their offseason workouts. That plus draft talk and some lingering schedule reviews in today's links.

Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Marrone and staff push tempo early -

"In Buffalo’s first three days of practice under Marrone and his staff, the mindset of moving quickly in every phase of practice was firmly established."

Some details about Doug Marrone's first practices show the dramatic change between Chan Gailey and the new coach. Fred Jackson also talks about it in the article down the line.

Inside The Bills | Mayock: Bills in tough spot at 8

Mike Mayock wouldn't go quarterback or wide receiver, so he would probably draft a guard at 8.

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Bills liking life under Doug Marrone | ProFootballTalk
Fred Jackson: "This coaching staff is about loving to play this game and want our guys to have fun. We only get to play this game for so long in our lives. You should enjoy it."

Inside The Bills | Fan Friday 4-19
Chris Brown thinks the Bills will want to move down and draft a cornerback. He also discusses the situation at guard and adding receivers in the draft.

Eight in the Box: Ideal first rounds - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"Buffalo Bills: The Bills hold the No. 8 overall pick. It’s a tricky spot to be in for Buffalo, which is why the ideal first-round scenario is to trade down for more draft selections. The Bills have just six picks this year."

Opportunity big for Bradham -
"Pretty much everything [is different]," Bradham excitedly explained. "I feel like the blitzing, being in coverage, and the coaches [are] more enthusiastic. Pretty much everything as far as the scheme is something different and something I’ve never really been a part of as far as the blitzing, and I’ve been in mostly all coverage schemes, but this one has a lot more blitzing in it so it’ll be a lot more fun."

'Elway to Marino' details fascinating background to 1983 draft - Press Coverage | The Buffalo News
"The Bills also owned the 12th pick. With Kelly and Marino both still on the board, Pollom explained the Bills were in a no-lose situation. They were guaranteed one quarterback or the other regardless of who they took at 12."

Buffalo Bills 2013 schedule: The good, bad and ugly - AUburn Pub
An analysis of the team's schedule.

WGR 550 SportsRadio - NFL Draft Podcast - Needs Besides QB
"In today's version of the podcast, Joe Buscaglia and Brian Koziol take a look at what could be a possibility at eighth overall if they actually don't select a quarterback.