The Buffalo Bills didn't make the sexiest hire.
They went with the head coach they thought was the best fit to turn around an organization that has missed the playoffs 13 straight seasons.
In a move that will define Russ Brandon's buck-stops-with-me presidency, the Bills agreed in principle with Syracuse's Doug Marrone to be the team's next head coach.
Marrone took over a culture of losing at Syracuse and turned it around.
He will try to do the same thing with the Bills.