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Bills internally addressing website error announcing coach Marrone having cancer

In this Dec. 15, 2013, photo, Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone watches players warm up for NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Bills in Jacksonville, Fla. Marrone said Tuesday night, April 22, 2014, he had a cancerous mole removed, and added it will not have any effect on him doing his job. Marrone made the announcement in a statement released through the team. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

In this Dec. 15, 2013, photo, Buffalo Bills coach Doug Marrone watches players warm up for NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Bills in Jacksonville, Fla. Marrone said Tuesday night, April 22, 2014, he had a cancerous mole removed, and added it will not have any effect on him doing his job. Marrone made the announcement in a statement released through the team. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)  (The Associated Press)

The Buffalo Bills are internally addressing how an unfinished story about coach Doug Marrone having cancer was posted on the team's website.

The Bills released a statement on Wednesday, describing the posting as "an unfortunate situation" and saying they're looking into how it occurred.

The unfinished story was posted Tuesday night and said Marrone had been "diagnosed with BLANK TYPE OF CANCER." The story was removed after The Buffalo News drew attention to it in a story published on the newspaper's website.

A few hours later, the Bills issued a statement from Marrone saying he had a cancerous mole removed and will have his moles checked every three months. Marrone said it will not impact his ability to coach.

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