After interviewing for at least three NFL head coaching jobs, Marrone landed with the Jacksonville Jaguars as assistant head coach and offensive line coach Tuesday.
Bills owner Terry Pegula credited Ryan for bringing “a well of experience and enthusiasm” in a statement released by the team.
Maccagnan met Monday with owner Woody Johnson and his consultants, longtime NFL execs Charley Casserly and Ron Wolf, and they must have liked what they heard because they invited him back on Friday.
It appears that the man Jets will hire to replace fired GM John Idzik will have a solid player drafting and development background.
Doug Marrone interviewed for the Jets’ head coaching vacancy on Saturday, but it’s looking less and less likely that he’ll be replacing Rex Ryan.
The Jets and owner Woody Johnson are keeping busy in their searches for a general manager and a head coach.
“The two top candidates in this year’s group — other than (Dan) Quinn in Seattle — are guys with losing records who have done absolutely nothing in recent years.”
Owner Woody Johnson and consultants Ron Wolf and Charley Casserly are meeting with Marrone on Saturday.
Forget about the preliminary list. Go sign Doug Marrone. Then give the former Bills coach whatever input necessary into the general manager hire.
Woody Johnson’s search for the Jets’ next coach and general manager has taken him to Seattle. Meanwhile, a prime candidate is awaiting his chance to interview back east.
Doug Marrone is the hottest name in the Jets’ search for a new head coach. But the question remains: why did he leave the Bills?
When Doug Marrone opted out of his deal with the Bills, many thought he instantly became the top candidate. Jets owner Woody Johnson did little to tone down that speculation.
Doug Marrone, head coach of the New York Jets? It’s possible.
The announcement came late Friday afternoon as the Bills finally arrived in Detroit following days of being stuck in their homes due to incredible lake-effect storms that have dropped more than 7 feet of snow on western New York.
The decision came due to a severe lake-effect snowstorm hitting Buffalo, which prompted the NFL to relocate the Bills home game.