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Chan Gailey is a low-key, no-nonsense type of coach. He tells it like it is and doesn't pull any punches. If you check out the video section of Buffalo Bills.com, you will typically see two to three press conferences or interviews a week with Gailey, and if you have seen one, you have pretty much seen them all.
He will talk about the things he knows and will readily admit it if he doesn't know the answer (usually injury report updates). He puts up with the Q&A because he knows it is part of the job, but you have the feeling that he really would prefer to be doing something else.
Gailey focuses on being a creative mind on offense. He looks for whatever are the best qualities of a player, and then he draws up plays that focus on the strengths of his players. He tailored plays for Roscoe Parrish when he took over the Bills, just like he tailored plays for Kordell Stewart when he was the offensive coordinator for Bill Cowher and the Steelers.
Gailey has found his niche with the spread offense and has a tall, intelligent quarterback in Ryan Fitzpatrick that can run his spread offense to a very high level of efficiency. All you have to do is look at the average points the Bills score each week and how high they rank in the NFL in red zone offense.
The Bills love playing for him. He gives them the opportunity to be successful and to carve out a career. Most of the key Bills players on offense were undrafted or no-name type of players that Gailey was able to mesh together into a potent, cohesive unit. They take on his persona, and everyone is pulling on the rope in the same direction.