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                   === Gailey relieved of duties by Bills ===
 
 Orchard  Park,  NY (Sports Network) -  The Buffalo Bills have fired head coach
 Chan Gailey after three losing seasons.
 
 The  team  made the announcement  on Monday, one day  after the Bills posted a
 28-9  victory over  the  New York  Jets  to  wrap up  a  second straight  6-10
 campaign.
 
 Gailey's staff has also been relieved of their duties.
 
 "I  understand this is a business. We didn't get the job done," Gailey said in
 a statement.
 
 The Bills' woeful defense is viewed as one of main reasons he was ousted.
 
 Buffalo  gave up  435 points this season, the second-most in team history, and
 finished  last  in rushing yards  allowed. The unit  also struggled in the red
 zone and on third down, ranking as the league's worst in both.
 
 Gailey took over the Bills in 2010 and the team went 4-12 in his first season.
 
 Whomever  replaces Gailey will inherit a club that hasn't reached the playoffs
 since 1999.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 12/31 12:03:09 ET