Report: Jets early "favorites" to land former Bills HC Doug Marrone as Rex Ryan's replacement

After shocking the Buffalo Bills and their fan base on New Year's Eve by opting out of his contract with the team, head coach Doug Marrone could ultimately find himself as the newest head coach of one of the Bills' AFC East rivals - the New York Jets.

Here's ESPN's Adam Schefter with the report:

If the Jets do decide to go with Marrone, it will likely represent a major pay bump for the former Syracuse Orange head coach:

Marrone spent two years with the Bills, improving from 6-10 in 2013 to 9-7 in 2014 - marking the team's first winning record since the 2004 NFL season.

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