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Poll: Quantifying Buffalo Bills Coach Chan Gailey's Perceived Job Security

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 16: Head coach of the Buffalo Bills, Chan Gailey talks with David Nelson #86 against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on October 16, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 16: Head coach of the Buffalo Bills, Chan Gailey talks with David Nelson #86 against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on October 16, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
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We've spent part of our Thursday afternoon talking about where Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey ranks in terms of NFL head coaches on the hot seat entering the 2012 season. There's a basic, quantifiable question that we should have asked first: what is Gailey's perceived level of job security within the Bills' fan base? (Or our site's readership, at least.)

There's enough evidence - such as June's 87 percent approval rating that Gailey drew - to suggest that there's a large chunk of the fan base that perceives Gailey as very safe. Then again, when we asked you in December - near the very end of the Bills' seven-game losing streak - if Gailey belonged on the hot seat, a sizable chunk of voters responded in the affirmative (though theirs was still the minority opinion).

Our question for you is below. Give it a little thought, cast your vote, and discuss with your fellow fans in the comments section.