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New Bills coach Doug Marrone has made his first hire. And it’s a hire that Marrone previously has made. According to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News, Marrone has hired Nathaniel Hackett, who served as Marrone’s offensive coordinator at Syracuse. ThUpvote Share Tweet
yahoo.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Nine days after the New York Jets closed out their circus-like 2012 regular season with a 28-9 loss to the Buffalo Bills, head coach Rex Ryan and owner Woody Johnson met with the media to discuss what went wrong with the team this season and how the two…Upvote Share Tweet
Circle The Wagons?: The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can turn …CNNSI.com Updated Jan 8, 2013The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can turn the Bills into a viable threat in the AFC East. Look at his pedigree, though, and you'll see encouraging signs, Peter King writes.Upvote Share Tweet
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsCNNSI.com Updated Jan 8, 2013When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…Upvote Share TweetJets head coach Rex Ryan is speaking at his season wrap up press conference and confirmed that defensive coordinator Mike Pettine is interviewing with the Bills today and will be coaching somewhere else next season. “Mike Pettine is going to have severUpvote Share Tweet
BDC 1/8: Spiller & McKelvin RecognizedDAILY REPORT —Sports Illustrated’s Peter King recognized Bills RB C.J. Spiller in his most recent Monday Morning Quarterback Column as one of his two most underappreciated players of the year. Spiller rushed for a career-high 1,244 yards on 207 carrUpvote Share Tweet
Spiller earns unsung recognitionHis efforts were certainly appreciated by his teammates and by Bills fans, but on the national stage, C.J. Spiller’s career-best season went largely under the radar. But SI.com columnist Peter King provided a measure of recognition. King listed SpillerUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 8, 2013Mark Gaughan of the Buffalo News thinks the Bills got themselves a strong presence in coach Doug Marrone. Dolphins WR Davone Bess has some of the best fundamentals in the game. The Patriots have done well against defenses coordinated by Wade Phillips in…Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: The Breakout TeamJan 8Episode 244: Herm Edwards breaks down who will be the breakout team in 2013. The NFL32OT crew discuss which New York team had the most disappointing season.
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictionsJan 8When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
NFL playoffs 2013 - Peyton Manning's next moveJan 8Peyton Manning has had one of the finest seasons of his Hall of Fame career, but he needs to find the right reason to keep playing.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish TE Tyler Eifert will forgo senior season for NFL…Jan 8Notre Dame junior tight end Tyler Eifert said Monday night after the Irish's 42-14 loss to Alabama that he would enter April's NFL draft.