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Buffalo Bills Hiring Rex Ryan Leads to Mixed Reactions

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
The Buffalo Bills are turning to Rex Ryan, who spent the last six years with the New York Jets, to lead them as their new head coach. (Photo: Bruce Kluckhohn — USA Today Sports)

The Buffalo Bills are turning to Rex Ryan, who spent the last six years with the New York Jets, to lead them as their new head coach. (Photo: Bruce Kluckhohn — USA Today Sports)

BBD Columnist: Josh Cornwall

When the Buffalo Bills were spurned by head coach Doug Marrone just hours before the turn of the New Year, few could have predicted the 12-day journey that would lead them to hiring former New York Jets head man Rex Ryan. Despite a laundry list of candidates, including 12 who were interviewed for the head coach position, owners Terry and Kim Pegula wrangled in the former division rival.

They had their guy.

Bills fans have heard that sentiment before. Too much. But the Pegulas’ first major action as new owners had a different feel, for the first time since Wade Phillips took over the team’s coaching job in the late 1990s.

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Coaching Changes: Buffalo Bills Hire Greg Roman, Fire Jim Schwartz

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
Greg Roman is in as the Buffalo Bills' new offensive coordinator. (Photo: Kyle Terada — USA Today Sports)

Greg Roman is in as the Buffalo Bills’ new offensive coordinator. (Photo: Kyle Terada — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

The Buffalo Bills’ coaching staff under new head coach Rex Ryan is starting to take shape. The Buffalo Bills announced the hiring of Greg Roman as offensive coordinator Tuesday, while they also announced the termination of defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz from his contract.

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Official: Rex Ryan is the Buffalo Bills’ New Head Coach

Monday, January 12th, 2015

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

Just two weeks after being a casualty of NFL’s Black Monday, Rex Ryan is employed as a head coach once again. Freshly removed from a six-year tenure with the New York Jets, Ryan was officially named the new coach of the Buffalo Bills on Monday.

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Rex Ryan Reportedly Set to Be Buffalo Bills’ Next Head Coach

Sunday, January 11th, 2015
From one AFC East team to another, Rex Ryan is set to be the Buffalo Bills' new head coach. (Photo: Brad Penner — USA Today Sports)

From one AFC East team to another, Rex Ryan is set to be the Buffalo Bills’ new head coach. (Photo: Brad Penner — USA Today Sports)

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

The Buffalo Bills’ new head coach will be a familiar face. Rex Ryan, who has spent the past six years coaching the AFC East rival New York Jets, is reportedly being hired to lead the Bills after being fired by the Jets in December. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter. (more…)


After Doug Marrone’s Disappearing Act, Pegulas Must Fix Identity of Buffalo Bills

Sunday, January 4th, 2015
Terry and Kim Pegula hold the keys to the future of the Bills organization. (Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig — USA Today Sports)

Terry and Kim Pegula hold the keys to the future of the Bills organization. (Photo: Timothy T. Ludwig — USA Today Sports)

BBD Staff Writer: Josh Cornwall

New Year’s Eve was an eventful evening at One Bills Drive for the second time in three years, except this time the loss of a coach wasn’t exactly on the team’s terms. Doug Marrone opted out of his contract as Buffalo Bills head coach just two years in, forcing the team into another extended coaching search while kickstarting a whirlwind of information surrounding the Bills’ now-former head coach.

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