Found December 07, 2011 on BuffaLowDown:
One more year, Chan.What if?It’s a question that’s probably not a healthy one to ask when thinking about the past. You can drive yourself insane thinking, “If I had just done this differently, everything would have been better!”Sadly, it’s hard to not to play that game. You’ll always wonder what could have been.Such is the case with the 2011 Buffalo Bills. It was a season that had so much promise before everything went totally wrong. This will always be a season of “What if?”What if…Most of the decent players on this team didn’t get hurt?Fred Jackson, Eric Wood, Shawne Merriman, Kyle Williams, Terrence McGee, George Wilson, Demetrius Bell…If you were to make a list of Buffalo’s most “important/productive/talented” players, these guys would probably all be in the top ten. Basically every single player that Buffalo really needed to stay healthy (other than Ryan Fitzpatrick) ended up getting hurt. Yes, every team has to deal with injuries, but losing almost all of your top players is

BLD Polls: Should Chan Gailey Get Another Year in Buffalo?

Let’s keep this one short and sweet:Should head coach Chan Gailey get the boot at the end of the season? Or does he deserve another year in Buffalo to turn things around?I’m curious for your take because tomorrow I’ll give you my opinion. … [visit site to read more]BLD Polls: Should Chan Gailey Get Another Year in Buffalo? - BuffaLowDown - BuffaLowDown - A Buffalo Bills Fan...

Bell will see LT snaps Sunday

Chan Gailey said there could be some rotational duty at left tackle this week against the Chargers. Chris Hairston will start, but the plan is to get Demetrius Bell his first playing time since Week 4. “We’ll see that this week,” said Gailey. ”We’re going to get him in there this week. He’ll be left tackle.” Just how much action Bell sees is unclear, but it’s obvious...

Finish strong the mantra now

Ending a five-game losing streak is naturally the first order of business for the Bills as they head to San Diego this weekend. If they can do that the players know it’s step one toward achieving what is quickly becoming the primary goal for the team. Head coach Chan Gailey said on Monday that there’s a sense of urgency to get that accomplished with four games to play. “You...

Rinehart just nicked

Starting RG Chad Rinehart did not practice on Friday, but it’s nothing that has Buffalo’s offensive staff overly concerned. “Rinehart just tweaked something in his shoulder and we held him out,” said head coach Chan Gailey after Friday’s practice. ”We don’t think it’ll be an issue at all on Sunday.” Rinehart has manned the right guard spot ever since Kraig Urbik...

No practice for Chandler

Bills head coach Chan Gailey confirmed that TE Scott Chandler will not practice with the team here today (Wednesday). “He will not practice today,” said Gailey. ”He’s going to try to continue to get treatment and maybe be on the field for a little bit (Thursday). It was a lot more encouraging than it was two days ago.” Chandler, who suffered an ankle injury last Sunday...

Challenge of playing for pride

The Bills are still mathematically alive for the playoffs, but they hold no key tiebreakers with any of the AFC opponents within striking distance. Knowing the postseason appears to be a long shot, the coaching staff has the added challenge of getting players up and play for pride, and in some cases for jobs. “You have to tell guys what you’re trying to get done,” said Chan...

Bills safeties look good for Sun.

Buffalo’s starting safety tandem of George Wilson and Jairus Byrd are looking good for Sunday’s game in San Diego with both of them practicing fully on Thursday. “I think we’ve got a good chance to have them,” said head coach Chan Gailey. “George practiced fully today and Jairus was full practice.” If Wilson starts on Sunday it’ll be his first action since the Dallas...

Still hope for CB Williams

Bills rookie CB Aaron Williams has not practiced at all this week after sustaining a knee injury in last week’s game, but head coach Chan Gailey is holding out hope that Williams might come around in the next day or so. “Aaron didn’t practice (Friday), but we didn’t want to list him out,” said Gailey. ”He’s still got a chance if things go well tonight and tomorrow...

Bills' Chandler, Williams in doubt vs. Chargers

Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey is not optimistic either tight end Scott Chandler or rookie cornerback Aaron Williams will play at San Diego this weekend.
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