KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Kansas City coach Herm Edwards says he
hired new offensive coordinator Chan Gailey because of his
experience and his philosophy.
Edwards says he's comfortable with how Gailey is going to do
Gailey was fired last season after six years as head coach at
Georgia Tech, and he says his college experience should be a help.
He's also the former head coach of the Dallas Cowboys and
offensive coordinator for Pittsburgh, Denver and Miami.
Gailey takes over an offense that needs major rebuilding on the
offensive line and is unsettled at quarterback and wide receiver.
Gailey says second-year quarterback Brodie Croyle has a chance
to be a very good quarterback.
The Chiefs also announced that Darvin Wallis is retired after 19
years as a defensive assistant coach. Wallis worked for four head
coaches and was a 36-year coaching veteran, including 26 in the
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