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Notes: Doug Marrone the next coach of Buffalo Bills

Ex-Saints assistant led Syracuse revival

Doug Marrone is set to try to turn around an NFL team after improving a college program down the road.

Marrone reached an agreement to become the Buffalo Bills’ coach Sunday, three people familiar with the negotiations told the AP. One person said the sides were still putting the finishing touches on the contract for Marrone to sign.

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