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Matt Warren is Associate Director of NFL coverage for SB Nation and previously covered the Bills for Buffalo Rumblings for more than a decade.

Gailey won't stifle any yawns : Jerry Sullivan : The Buffalo News
"People in Dallas told me Gailey is a good coach, and that he had an impossible task in his two years with the Cowboys. But the general feeling is that while Gailey was a solid offensive mind, he wasn't very skilled at the countless nuances required of a head coach."

WGR 550 SportsRadio - Who Is Chan Gailey?
"But what I can say is that one word strikes me after looking at the profile of Chan Gailey, and it just so happens to be the same word that you can use to describe the Buffalo Bills... Mediocrity."

Report: Gailey expected to be next Bills head coach |
"Gailey, 58, would not be a particularly splashy pick for the Bills. But he would fit G.M. Buddy Nix's profile; he's an offensive coach with head coaching experience. Gailey ran the Cowboys in the late '90s and has offensive coordinator stints in Pittsburgh, Miami, and last with Kansas City. He also was the head coach at Georgia Tech from 2002 through 2007, and he is known for a run-first approach."

Team in Transition
BillBoard: Bills eye Chan Gailey

"He was head coach of the Dallas Cowboys in 1998 and ’99 and made the playoffs both seasons. He was head coach at Georgia Tech from 2002 through 2007, compiling a record of 44-33."

Gailey moves to top of Bills' coaching list : Buffalo Bills : The Buffalo News

"Gailey was meeting with team officials on Monday and could be hired within the next two days, barring any stumbling blocks in negotiations, team and league sources told The Buffalo News."

Buffalo Bills eye Chan Gailey as new coach | Democrat and Chronicle
Sal Maiorana gives a detailed account of Chan Gailey's career path.

Glazer Buffalo Bills Chan Gailey frontrunner coach - NFL News - FOX Sports on MSN
The original story by Jay Glazer linking the Bills and Gailey.

Bills fans choking on Gailey report - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"The Buffalo Bills went to Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, examined the menu and went with the grilled cheese. The Bills, of course, tried to order the filet. And the lamb chops. And the cold water lobster tail. But their Diner's Club was declined. Repeatedly. "

Gailey emerges as candidate for Bills' job - AFC East Blog - ESPN
"According to News reporter Mark Gaughan's league and team sources, the Bills could make the decision within a day or two, and adds that Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier is no longer a choice for the job. "

Chan Gailey Scouting Report | The Goose's Roost
Ryan at TGR gives us video evidence on the potential head coach.

No Blueprint for NFL Champion -
"Being a head coach in the NFL is about three things; 1) Leadership; 2) Delegating; 3) Game Day Management."

Adam Schefter's Monday Extra Points - ESPN Video - ESPN
Adam Schefter's Monday Extra Points mentions the Bills can't interview Leslie Frazier because he won on Sunday.

Broncos ask Bills' permission to interview RBs coach Studesville - The Denver Post
"Broncos coach Josh McDaniels spent part of Monday saying goodbye to defensive coordinator Mike Nolan and another part arranging to make Eric Studesville his new running backs coach. Studesville would replace Bobby Turner, who held that position the previous 15 seasons but left last week to become reunited with former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan, who is now in charge of the Redskins."

More Bills News
Video: T.O. at the Australian Open - AFC East Blog - ESPN

"Terrell Owens touches on Andy Roddick, the NFL playoffs and Australian rules football." For more on T.O. down under, check out his photos and comments at

More honors for Byrd, Levitre – Inside The Bills
"Pro Football Weekly in conjunction with the Pro Football Writers of America released their All-Rookie team Monday and two Bills made the squad. FS Jairus Byrd and LG Andy Levitre were named to the All-Rookie Team."

Bills rookie productivity high – Inside The Bills
"The Bills ranked high in the Dallas Morning News report on rookie productivity for the 2009 season. Buffalo ranked third in the league with only Jacksonville and Detroit showing better productivity from their rookies. The Bills had a total of 52 starts from their rookies in 2009. Only Jacksonville (64) and Detroit (59) had more." The Bills draft class received an "A".

Bills Tweets
Twitter / drayton florence

If it was up to me Brian Schotteinhimer/already turned the job down Frazier from Minn or Rivera from sd

Twitter / drayton florence
I just hope we can get 2 good cordinators 2 put us n favorable positions at the end of the day the coaches never put on a uniform they coach

Twitter / Sal Capaccio
If Chan Gailey is in fact the next Bills head coach.......I'm just as stunned as all of you.......and as disappointed.

Twitter / Sal Capaccio
......(cont.) I will definitely give him a chance. I will for anyone. But I'm not exactly doing cartwheels tonight.