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Buffalo Bills news, 1/21: QB, WR coaches on horizon

The Buffalo Bills are planning on hiring at least two coaches soon.

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 planning to hire QBs coach -

"He has a responsibility of being the offensive coordinator and calling the plays and that’s a lot. Even though Nathaniel has voiced to me that it’s not a problem and he can do it and there’s no doubt in my mind that he can, it’s my responsibility to bring people in that can help and support."

Revisiting the Marshawn Lynch trade: Deal was Super for Seattle - Bills Blitz

"The Lynch saga is yet another symptom of an organization that has been without a master plan, a front office making things up as it goes along."

Coaching Clicks

Marrone says Bills intend to hire a QB coach - Bills Blitz
"We want to make sure we’re doing the right thing and have the full support of what we need to develop the young receivers, develop the young quarterbacks, develop what we want to do offensively," Marrone said.

Will Cleveland Browns wait until after Super Bowl for premier candidates Adam Gase and Dan Quinn? |
"Question is, will the Browns wait two weeks before hiring their new head coach? Judging by their performances Sunday, they could be worth the wait."

Inside The Bills | Marrone on Pettine situation
"Obviously he’s in a process that Cleveland controls right now. They’re getting ready to make decisions and we’re there to support Mike and help him and if it goes well and he has the opportunity to go then Doug (Whaley), myself and Russ (Brandon) have already met and we’re ready to do what we have to do for our organization."

Inside The Bills | Process to hire WRs coach well underway
"Coming to Mobile you have an opportunity because most of the coaches are all down here," he said. "We have the ability to  talk to two people a day and we’re looking at that as well as looking for other coaches on offense too."

Pro Bowl

Marcell Dareus headed to first career Pro Bowl -
"Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus had a career year and it has earned him a Pro Bowl nod. Dareus will serve as an injury replacement for San Francisco 49ers DL Justin Smith."

Paul Posluszny, Derrick Johnson box out Kiko Alonso as Pro Bowl replacements - Bills Blitz
Alonso, the NFL's leader in fan voting among inside linebackers, seemed a possibility to replace either of the 49ers' injured linebackers, NaVorro Bowman and Patrick Willis. But the Kansas City Chiefs announced today Derrick Johnson would replace Bowman, and the Jacksonville Jaguars announced former Bills linebacker Paul Posluszny would go for Willis.

Blog Roll

Projecting Andre Reed to Today's NFL - Bills Mafia -- #BillsMafia
It's an interesting discussion and one I hope Mark Gaughan at least looks at before he makes the Canton case for Reed February 1st.

Buffalo Bills: 5 Players Who Shouldn't Return in 2014 - Rant Sports
Fred Jackson is on this list because he's "delaying C.J. Spiller's development." Take that as you will.

The 5 Toughest Decisions the Buffalo Bills Will Have to Make This Offseason | Bleacher Report
This list includes normal stuff like Jairus Byrd and replacing Mike Pettine but it also asks if the Bills should trade Marcell Dareus and Stevie Johnson... so....

Why Frank Reich is awesome! | Articles | Buffalo Wins
"But you know what? I'm going to throw a curveball and say Frank Reich. There was just something noble about his chivalrous demeanor. While most fans under 25 don't remember Reich and only hear stories about The Comeback Game, Reich set himself apart from the rest of the Bills because of his attitude."