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Chan Gailey's Bills tenure by the numbers

By Tim Graham

The Buffalo Bills this morning fired coach Chan Gailey.

A recap of his team's performances each year.


  • * 6-10 record, fourth place AFC East
  • * 19th in total offense
  • * 6th in rushing offense
  • * 25th in passing offense
  • * 22nd in total defense
  • * 31st in rushing defense
  • * 10th in passing defense


  • * 6-10 record, fourth place AFC East
  • * 14th in total offense
  • * 13th in rushing offense
  • * 15th in passing offense
  • * 26th in total defense
  • * 28th in rushing defense
  • * 19th in passing defense


  • * 4-12 record, fourth place AFC East
  • * 25th in total offense
  • * 18th in rushing offense
  • * 24th in passing offense
  • * 24th in total defense
  • * 32nd in rushing defense
  • * 3rd in passing defense

Video: Sully, Gaughan & Graham on coaching searchGailey's full statement
Jerry Sullivan's post-firing column: Right back to Square One
Related: Bills make it official: Gailey is firedNFL Network's analysts' takesPlayers' tweets about firingKey dates for coaching searchFitzpatrick not keen on being a backup

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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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Mark Gaughan

Mark Gaughan

Buffalo native Mark Gaughan started working at The News in 1980 and has been covering the Bills exclusively since 1992. He is a former president of the Pro Football Writers of America, and he is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee.

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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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