Amid ongoing rumors of tension with Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley, Doug Marrone has decided to exercise the opt-out clause in his contract which will allow him to pursue other opportunities while also receiving $4 million from the team in 2015. According to Tim Graham, Marrone approached Whaley about a contract extension and was denied. Then, Marrone attempted to discuss extending the deals of his assistants which was also rebuffed.
With so much rumored indecisiveness towards his future with the Bills, Marrone pulled a Chris Rock:
But don't feel too bad for Marrone. He may have something already lined up.