Report: Bills coach Doug Marrone has escape clause in contract

Monday December 29th, 2014

Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone has an escape clause in his contract, but is expected to be with the team next season, reports Pro Football Talk.

According to the report, Marrone’s contract calls for a three-day window at the end of the season where he can terminate his deal with the team. He signed a four-year contract when he was hired in January 2013.

Marrone just completed his second season with the team, going 9-7, Buffalo's first winning season in 10 years. Marrone has a 15-17 overall record with Buffalo, who haven’t been to the playoffs since the 1999 season.

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The Bills made strides this season, especially on the defensive side of the ball, finishing fourth in total defense. The offense will have to absorb the loss of quarterback Kyle Orton, who retired on Monday after going 7-5 in 12 starts in his only season with the team.

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