After coaching the Buffalo Bills for the past two seasons, Marrone opted out of his contract to seek other opportunities. He led the Bills to a 9-7 record this past season and went 15-17 overall. Previously he had coached at Syracuse University for four seasons going 25-25 during that stretch.
Marrone has?a history with the Jets. He served as the teams offensive line coach under Herm Edwards from 2002-2005.