ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) - The waiting game is over. A new head coach is in charge at RalphWilson Stadium.
Chan is the man and the 15th head coach in Bills history. Theyintroduced Chan Gailey at a news conference at One Bills drive.
Gailey's name was a surprise when we first reported it 24 hoursago. He was not on many people's list of potential candidates forthe Bills job. But NFL sources tell News 4 Sports he was always onthe Bills short list as a head coach or coordinator.
Chan Gailey's resume is lengthy and here are some of thehighlights:
+he spent two years as the Steelers offensive coordinatorunder Bill Cowher
+he was head coach of the Dallas Cowboys for two years andtook them to the playoffs both years
+he took over the Dolphins for two years before going back tocollege and coaching Georgia Tech for six years, he had six bowlgames in those six years
+and he spent the 2008 season as the Chiefs offensivecoordinator before being fired late last August.
He may not be the people's choice, or the choice of the pundits,but the Bills say he's the right choice.
General Manager Buddy Nix said, "With all due respect, I don'tcare. That don't bother me. I mean, everybody's got an opinion. Youguys got a job to do and I'm not trying to make it difficult, I'mtrying to help you do that. I understand it, but my job is to getus the best guy to help us win games."
New Head Coach Gailey said, "I can't say anything to changeanybody's mind. All I can do is help us try to go win footballgames. We win football games, everybody's mind will be changed,right? That's what'll happen!"
So the Bills say, "Yes We Chan." Thomas Chandler Gainey, a58-year-old native of Americus, Georgia. He was a collegequarterback at Florida, part of Gator Nation. His wife is Laurie,he's got two sons and two grandsons.
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