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Bills Links, 1/3: Doug Marrone and Marcell Dareus weigh in on facing Buffalo

The Bills' former coach and defensive tackle add some extra intrigue to Sunday’s match-up

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The Buffalo Bills making the playoffs for the first time in 17 years is a big enough story - but the storylines that come with facing the Jacksonville Jaguars give it some additional intrigue. Doug Marrone now leads the Jacksonville Jaguars, two seasons after quitting as the head coach of the Bills. Marrone will hold a conference call with the Buffalo media later on Wednesday.

Fans are likely more familiar with Marcell Dareus’ recent exit from Buffalo, as he was traded to Jacksonville prior to the trade deadline this season. The Jacksonville defense has experienced great success this season, with Dareus adding depth to an impressive unit.

There is sure to be plenty of coverage this week on Marrone and Dareus, and check back with Buffalo Rumblings for all of the updates.

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