Veteran NFL coach Dave Wannstedt has agreed to join the Buffalo Bills' staff as assistant head coach, according to FoxSports.com. Wannstedt interviewed with the Bills last week and has a long relationship with Bills head coach Chan Gailey. Wannstedt interviewed with the Cleveland Browns for their defensive coordinator position on Thursday. A Bills spokesman said Friday morning the team has nothing to announce at this time.
Wannstedt recently was forced to resign as University of Pittsburgh head coach after six season in that position. Wannstedt is a Pittsburgh native. Gailey was Wannstedt's first offensive coordinator when Wannstedt became head coach of the Miami Dolphins in 2000. Gailey ran the Miami offense under Wannstedt for two seasons, then jumped to the college ranks as head coach at Georgia Tech.