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Marrone belts 'Play That Funky Music' at Jags practice


Remember when former Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone stunned the NFL in 2014 by opting out of his contract only to be spurned in the Jets' coaching search, eventually resurfacing as the assistant head coach/offensive line of the Jacksonville Jaguars?

Well, he seems to be a man at peace. And, in a true stunner, a man with incredible pipes.

The Jaguars gifted us with this wonderful video on Monday afternoon, which shows clips of Marrone mic'd up at Jaguars practice. Thankfully, he sings "Play That Funky Music," by Wild Cherry as well as the Black Crowes' "Hard to Handle" cover and Rick Ross' "Hustlin'."

We'll let you draw your own conclusions, but here are a few quick takeaways:

1. Doug Marrone spits an awful lot. When he breaks into "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash we can see about a Gatorade cup's worth of saliva flying toward some poor, unsuspecting Jaguar.

2. Marrone has a theory about rap music. "Rap is a New York City thing," Marrone, who is from The Bronx, said. "It ain't nothing about race or culture, it's New York City. Uhh!"

3. Marrone looks like he's having the time of his life. Sure, the Jets gig didn't work out but he landed in a pretty good spot. As one of the highest regarded offensive line coaches in football, Marrone also has the opportunity to help mold a young, dynamic offense on the rise. It wouldn't be surprising to see him land a head coaching job in 2017 assuming the Jaguars continue to play well.

But don't take our word for it. Just watch the video here.