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Report: Dan Reeves interested in joining Gailey

Former Atlanta and Denver head coach Dan Reeves, in an interview with WIVB-TV in Buffalo, has expressed interest in joining new Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey's coaching staff. Gailey, who was introduced as Buffalo's fifteenth head coach on Tuesday, has yet to make any assistant coaching hires.

Making sure to point out that Gailey has not contacted him, Reeves had the following to say about Gailey's presence in Buffalo and the prospect of joining him there:

"He hasn’t reached out to me, but I coached him in Little League and he might give me a chance. He might come back and try to see if I could help him out... I tell you, if I could help Chan Gailey out, I would certainly be interested in that."

Reeves, 66, last coached in the NFL in 2003. Gailey worked on Reeves' staff in Denver in several capacities, including special teams coordinator, tight ends coach, receivers coach and even offensive coordinator. The two last worked together in 1990, before Gailey left to become head coach of the Birmingham Fire.

Last year, Reeves nearly joined Dallas in an advisory role before a disagreement with owner Jerry Jones caused him to back out of the deal. He also interviewed for the offensive coordinator position in San Francisco under current head coach Mike Singletary.