Originally posted on Inside the Bills  |  Last updated 10/31/11

FOXBORO, MA - SEPTEMBER 26: Coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots (R) shakes hands with coach Chan Gailey of the Buffalo Bills after the game at Gillette Stadium on September 26, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots won 38-30. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
NFL teams were 3-9 coming off the bye week as the Bills prepared to resume their season Sunday. Following Sunday’s win head coach Chan Gailey was very candid in sharing how he felt heading into the game against Washington. “Scared to death,” he said. ”It’s not something that’s normal. You’re not in your routine. You don’t know if your guys are back into it or not. We had a couple of guys late for meetings because they were not back into the routine. It makes you nervous as a coach. Can they all get it back together and work the way we’re supposed to work? They worked hard at practice don’t get me wrong, but just getting back into the speed of the game in a hurry having been away from it for so long.” Ryan Fitzpatrick said with the new CBA rules stipulating that players had to get a minimum of four days off during the bye week there was an emphasis on re-focusing as soon as the players got back to One Bills Drive. “There was a lot of talk to with this new way the bye week was going wit
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