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Bills players take to Twitter to react to Chan Gailey's firing

By Jay Skurski

The Buffalo Bills' Twitter account has been busy retweeting players as they share their thoughts on the firing of Chan Gailey.

Here are some of those sentiments, along with links to each player's Twitter feed.

Shawne Merriman: "You don't like to see ANYONE In this business get fired but it's just that a BUSINESS and we all have to perform still blessed to be apart of this group #NFL #Business #LightsOut"

Spencer Johnson: "Wana take time to thank the Bills fans, y'all r da best, I thank Coach Gailey and coaching staff n wish dem great success n their future.

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Mike Caussin: "Extremely saddened to see Coach Gailey gone. He is a great coach and an unbelievable person. I know he will be greatly missed."

David Nelson: "Lot of Uncertainty this morning at 1 Bills Dr... Wasn't a pleasant morning to say the least" ... "Just want to say thank you to Coach Gailey. He believed in me when not many else did. Gave me a shot to live my dream. Thank you Coach"

C.J. Spiller: "Just wanna say thanks to coach gailey for believing in me 3 yrs ago with that 9th pick in draft made my dream as a kid become a reality"

Chris Hairston: "I wanna thank Coach Gailey for believing in me during his time here and giving me a chance to play with the @buffalobills"

Of course, not all players have expressed themselves through social media.

Crezdon Butler: "Shrek 2 never gets old."

To be fair, Crezdon tweeted that Dec. 29.

 

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Tim Graham

Tim Graham

Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.

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Jay Skurski

Jay Skurski

Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida. He writes a weekly Fantasy column in addition to his beat writing duties.

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