It was too early to ask Marrone about who he might hire as assistants. He would only say he's looking for coaches with NFL experience to fill his two coordinators' jobs.
Same thing about how Marrone intends to improve a high-priced but underachieving defense that was one of the NFL's worst during Gailey's three seasons.
"I'm excited to get back to work soon," Marrone said. "It's a lot of responsibility. I feel I'm the best person for this job."
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