BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with the Buffalo Bills' coaching search has told The Associated Press the team has offered the job to former New York Jets coach Rex Ryan.
The person says the sides are negotiating the final details of a contract Sunday morning. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Bills have not revealed details of their search to replace Doug Marrone, who stepped down abruptly Dec. 31.
The offer was made a day after the Bills identified Ryan as a finalist and interviewed him for a second time. Ryan was fired by the Jets after a 4-12 season.
Ryan was one of 12 candidates to interview for the Bills job since last weekend. Ryan had a 50-52 record, including 4-2 in the playoffs, in six seasons coaching Buffalo's AFC East rival.