The Jacksonville Jaguars will be interviewing former Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone, a source tells Big Cat Country. The source did not reveal what exact position Marrone would be interviewing for, but my guess is for the vacant offensive coordinator position.
Marrone had been the head coach of the Bills the past two seasons before deciding to opt out of his deal with the team. During his tenure with the Bills he had a 15-17 record, though he did lead the Bills to an 9-7 record last season with Kyle Orton at quarterback, albeit with one of the NFL's best defenses.
Like most of the Jaguars offensive coordinator candidates so far, Marrone has a background working with the offensive line and has been an offensive coordinator previously, spending three seasons under Sean Payton on the New Orleans Saints.
Marrone moved from the Saints to be the head coach of Syracuse in the college ranks, leading the Orange to the most wins in a season they've had since 2001 in 2010, with an 8-5 record. In his final season with the Orange the team had a share of the Big East title and beat West Virginia 38-14 in the Pinstripe Bowl.
As mentioned, Marrone has a wealth of experience in the NFL coaching offensive line, having spent time with the New York Jets (2002-2005), New Orleans Saints (2006-2008) as well as multiple stops in college coaching offensive line and tight ends.