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Ryan Announces Coaching Staff: Rex Ryan officially announced the hiring of six assistants and the retaining of four assistants from Doug Marrone's staff. Most of these hirings were previously reported. Michael Hamlin is the Special Teams Quality Control coach, Aaron Kromer will coach the offensive line, Sanjay Lal is the WR coach, Anthony Lynn is the assistant head coach and running backs coach, D’Anton Lynn is a defensive assitant and Chris Palmer has been hired as the senior offensive assistant. Kurt Anderson was retained as the assistant offensive line coach, Donnie Henderson will help coach the defensive backs, Jason Rebrovich shifts to coach outside linebackers and Jason Vrable will be retained as the offensive quality control coach. New Coaching Hires.
3 Bills Start Pro Bowl: It looked like the Bills defense on the front line of the defensive for Team Carter in the Pro Bowl. Marcell Dareus, Kyle Williams, and Mario Williams were in the starting lineup for the losing team as Team Irvin won 32-28. Dareus had two tackles while Kyle had four tackles including two for losses. Mario had no stats.
Pepper Gets Job: Pepper Johnson is the first of Doug Marrone's old assistants to get a new job. He has been hired as the defensive line coach of the New York Jets. The rest of the coaches that were not retained are still looking for jobs although they may not have been officially released from their Bills' contracts yet. Front Office Page.
Bills Add RB Coach: The Bills reportedly have hired Anthony Lynn as their assistant head coach and running backs coach. He is the latest of a number of coaches who came over from the Jets where he coached the position from 2009 to 2014. He was the assistant head coach there as well the past two years. New Coaching Hires.
Gibbons Gone: John Kryk of the Toronto Sun reports that the Bills have fired Tom Gibbons as the director of pro player personnel. He has held that position since 2011 and his contract was set to expire in June.
Staff At Senior Bowl: Rex Ryan is in Mobile Alabama at the Senior Bowl. He hopes to finish off his coaching staff by the end of the week and the Senior Bowl is the place to do just that as many assistants will be interviewing for jobs across the league. Ryan is also using the week to get to know the scouting staff. He doesn't know a single scout on the team and he was hoping to remedy that last night as the scouts and coaches met for dinner. The game is on Saturday.