Chiefs hire Gailey to revamp offense

The Kansas City Chiefs hired former Dallas Cowboys and Georgia Tech head coach Chan Gailey to be the offensive coordinator on Wednesday.


Gailey, who spent the past six seasons as head coach at Georgia Tech, will try to turn around one of the NFL's weakest offenses. He replaces Mike Solari , who took the Chiefs from being one of the league's top offenses to one of the worst in two years.

Kansas City ended the season with a 4-12 record after scoring only 226 points. That's 70 points less than any Kansas City team has scored in 30 years.

TITANS: Authorities in Georgia say a woman who accused suspended cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones of hitting her in a strip club office has withdrawn her petition to have him arrested.

A clerk in the Warrants Div-ision told The Associated Press that the petition of Wanda S. Jackson had been withdrawn.

PANTHERS: Owner Jerry Richardson said he never considered firing coach John Fox and general manager Marty Hurney , and is convinced the duo can put the struggling franchise back in the playoffs.

In a rare meeting with reporters, Richardson confirmed the two men will return next season.

GIANTS: Cornerback Aaron Ross returned to practice on Wednesday and said he would be ready to play in the NFC title game against the Green Bay Packers.

Ross had to leave the NFC semifinal in Dallas on Sunday after his right shoulder twice popped out of its socket.

The first-round pick from Texas plans to wear a harness on Sunday.

"If I have to make a tackle with my right shoulder I will," Ross said after practice.

BILLS: Turk Schonert was promoted to offensive coordinator after serving as quarterbacks coach the past two seasons.



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