“I have great respect for him,” said former Steelers coach Bill Cowher, who had Gailey on his staff for four seasons. “I think he’s a very good playcaller. He knows how to get the very best out of what he has.”
The Buffalo Bills’ new coach opened his inaugural news conference with the team Wednesday by tapping the microphone and saying: “Is this thing on? Because it’s getting ready to be on.”
While the Super Bowl combatants will be decided this Sunday, this is the hiring season in the NFL. Here’s a look at the strengths of those who have either filled positions or are likely to soon.
Ryan is already a hit in Buffalo. He was even greeted by a giant pizza that said “WELCOME REX” after arriving in Orchard Park on Tuesday.
Andrew Luck will need to break a winless streak against Tom Brady to earn his first Super Bowl appearance.
I don’t understand the dichotomy of the Jets fan. At once you wanted to run Rex out of town. On the other hand you’re horrified that he’s still in your division.
As a Jets fan, I’m supposed to feel … what, exactly? Bitter? Depressed? Giddy? How about none of the above?
Bills owner Terry Pegula credited Ryan for bringing “a well of experience and enthusiasm” in a statement released by the team.
The team and the former Jets coach are putting the finishing touches on a contract, the report said.
A little more than a week removed from being fired from his head coaching position with the Jets, Rex Ryan has drawn considerable interest around the NFL and beyond.
“The two top candidates in this year’s group — other than (Dan) Quinn in Seattle — are guys with losing records who have done absolutely nothing in recent years.”
Bills first-time general manager Doug Whaley is heading the team’s coaching search. And Rex Ryan is on his radar, according to Tim Graham of the Buffalo News.
Doug Marrone is the hottest name in the Jets’ search for a new head coach. But the question remains: why did he leave the Bills?
When Doug Marrone opted out of his deal with the Bills, many thought he instantly became the top candidate. Jets owner Woody Johnson did little to tone down that speculation.
New England’s offensive coordinator says he’s happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.