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Old 01-06-2013, 04:33 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Doug Marrone To Bills

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Filed to ESPN: Doug Marrone has agreed to leave Syracuse and become the next head coach of the Buffalo Bills.
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Old 01-06-2013, 08:37 AM   #2 (permalink)
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god f'n dam it worse nightmare for Syracuse fans has come. The guy turn Syracuse into a decent program again and he bolts...Son of a bitch
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Re: Doug Marrone To Bills

I think the Bills should have really pushed for a stronger candidate, though I admittedly don't know much about Marrone, my logic is that a well established coach brings with him accountability. Dragging up a college coach from a mediocre school seems the front office giving themselves a built in excuse and an "opt out" option after a year or two if the dude doesn't lead the team to the playoffs.
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Re: Doug Marrone To Bills

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I think the Bills should have really pushed for a stronger candidate, though I admittedly don't know much about Marrone, my logic is that a well established coach brings with him accountability. Dragging up a college coach from a mediocre school seems the front office giving themselves a built in excuse and an "opt out" option after a year or two if the dude doesn't lead the team to the playoffs.
I agree. I honestly thought that Lovie Smith would have been the best guy for the job.
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^ This

I know their defense was shit this past season, but it has the potential to be great. I feel like Lovie could have helped them make the transition.
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Re: Doug Marrone To Bills

I'm not sure I see the logic in that statement. No head coach in NFL history was ever established until he actually became one for the first time.
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I'm not sure I see the logic in that statement. No head coach in NFL history was ever established until he actually became one for the first time.
Doug Marrone also has a pretty good track record in the NFL
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Doug Marrone also has a pretty good track record in the NFL
Yeah, I was just going to say. A lot of colleges now are going to the NFL to find their next coaches and coordinators.
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Good luck gettin te respect of that locker room
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