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Bills coach Chan Gailey was asked if he wanted receiver Stevie Johnson back next season. The head coach paused ... then answered:
"Yes. And with stipulations. I mean, you love what Stevie does on the field before he scores touchdowns. So you just have to decide if he can and we can get that under control."
"Stevie’s a very good football player; he is a very good football player," Gailey stressed.
Does Johnson's celebration penalty against New England factor into the Bills' decision on his future?
"To say it doesn’t have an impact would be a lie," Gailey said. "But you have to look at the whole body of work and not give a knee-jerk reaction to something that happened. But at the same time, It’s not the first time. So you take the whole body of work into consideration into making decisions like that for your football team. Every evaluation is heavy when you are talking about things like this."
Gailey said he spoke with Johnson Monda...
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Bills head coach Chan Gailey held a long season ending press conference with the media. Though he improved the team’s win total by two games in 2011, he is having a difficult time stomaching the losing records in his first two seasons with Buffalo.
“I’m not dealing with it very well,” he said. ”And if I did deal with it very well, I shouldn’t be here. You get in this...
In the wake of Stevie Johnson’s flagged TD display in the season finale at New England, Bills head coach Chan Gailey said he wasn’t in a position to argue the gray area of the rule at the time and had to enact discipline against his top receiver and bench him. But now with the season over, Gailey intends to get in touch with the league on the inconsistency of the celebration...
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson was benched by coach Chan Gailey after drawing an excessive celebration penalty in Sunday's loss to the AFC East rival New England Patriots.
Gailey had told his players that they would be benched should they draw a penalty in that manner.
Johnson wrote on his undershirt, "Happy New Year!"
He did not return to the game, which...
On Monday, Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey announced the firing of defensive coordinator George Edwards. assistant head coach Dave Wannstedt has been named the Bills new defensive coordinator. This move doesn’t come as a big surprise since the Bills were at the bottom of the NFL as a defense and only proved to be [...]
Could the recently called up Mike Jasper see any action against the Patriots today?
Head coach Chan Gailey said earlier in the week that they wouldn’t just call a guy up for no reason, so it’s possible that he could see some time in goal line formations or on special teams alignments like field goal or field goal block.
But unless the game is out of hand come the second half...
The Bills concluded a 6-10 season with an ugly 49-21 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Hear from coach Chan Gailey and quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick below:
Coach Chan Gailey
The Buffalo Bills fired defensive coordinator George Edwards on Monday and replaced him with Dave Wannstedt. Wannstedt was already on coach Chan Gailey's staff as an assistant head coach and primarily worked with the team's inside linebackers.
Receiver Stevie Johnson had a decent season for the Buffalo Bills, even though the team struggled, and he’s got more than a few fans, even though he might not always make the best choices when it comes to his touchdown celebrations.
Johnson got fined and benched in the Bills’ finale for pulling up his jersey to reveal a t-shirt that said Happy New Year after scoring against...
– The Buffalo Bills announced today a new multi-year radio broadcasting partnership with Entercom Communications to broadcast all Bills football games on WGR (550 AM) in Buffalo beginning with the 2012 season. The Buffalo Bills Radio Network will also be heard on Entercom’s WCMF (96.5 FM) and WROC (950 AM) in Rochester plus another 19 stations throughout the New...