Or “Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither is a winning football franchise.”
I will say this. Chan Gailey wasn’t on my radar, wasn’t a consideration. When I heard the news, I was surprised and not happy. Then I spent some time reading up on him.
He’s what the Buffalo Bills need. They needed someone with head coaching experience (he has both NFL and college experience) and an offensive background (offensive coordinator for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins, and Kansas City Chiefs).
Just because he isn’t the big splash or big name does not mean he’s a bad choice. Far from it.
The Bills have a lot of problems to address, and one man is not going to solve all that. Bill Cowher would not solve all those issues.
So get someone who has experience and has a track record of making improvements to the offense everywhere he goes and start building the offense. All I am saying is give Coach Gailey a chance. It takes time, but I think he’s another piece in the puzzle at One Bills Drive.
While this move does not having me jumping up and down with glee, I am not jumping off the nearest bridge.
Neither should you.