Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey, left, speaks to quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick (14) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)The Associated Press
FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2012, file photo, Buffalo Bills' C.J. Spiller (28) hangs his head on the sideline during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Houston. The Bills have failed to qualify for the playoffs for 13 straight years. It's the longest current streak in the NFL. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)The Associated Press
Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick leaves the field after losing 24-10 to the Miami Dolphins in an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)The Associated Press
Buffalo Bills' Crezdon Butler (29) sits on the sidelines during the final minutes of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Miami. The Dolphins defeated the Bills 24-10. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)The Associated Press
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Buffalo Bills coach Chan Gailey has put off questions about his job security, and that of starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, for another week.
He's focused on preparing the Bills (5-10) for their season finale against the New York Jets (6-9) on Sunday rather than the uncertain offseason that lies ahead.
Gailey, on Monday, deflected questions about whether he's made the case for coming back for a fourth season. And he's sticking with Fitzpatrick for at least one more game by saying the third-year starter gives them the best shot at winning.
That's not much consolation for a team that's lost seven of nine, is guaranteed its fourth consecutive year with 10 or more losses, and will miss the playoffs for a 13th straight season.
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