Shanaham for Bills?

The Buffalo Bills consider two-time Super Bowl-winner Mike Shanahan a legitimate candidate to be their next head coach. A person familiar with the Bills’ search told The Associated Press that the team has contacted the former Denver Broncos’ coach.

Mike Shanahan

The Buffalo Bills consider two-time Super Bowl-winner Mike Shanahan a legitimate candidate to be their next head coach. A person familiar with the Bills’ search told The Associated Press that the team has contacted the former Denver Broncos’ coach. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Bills are not discussing the search. Shanahan has been out of football since the Broncos fired him at the end of last season. A message left at his Denver office was not returned. He went 146-91 in 14 seasons in Denver, including the playoffs. But the Broncos struggled in his final three seasons, going 24-24, including an 8-8 finish last year in which they missed the playoffs after losing their final three games. Shanahan was fired with the Broncos owing him about US$20 million over the final three years of his contract. The Bills would have to at least match what Shanahan’s owed if they intend to make a competitive offer.

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