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Chan Gailey Becomes Chiefs’ Forgotten Man

Published by on June 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

In 1996, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a problem. They drafted a talented athlete, Kordell Stewart, and didn't know how to use him. Surely, he wasn't polished enough to play quarterback, but nobody Quaterback with a rocket arm who could run a 4.4 before.

Chan Gailey, their Offensive Coordinator, came up with an idea. "Let's make him a slash," he said.

"What's a slash?" people asked

Chan Gailey said, "You'll see."

That "slash" got more Commercial Endorsements than anyone at that time


In 1997, the team decided they wanted Kordell Stewart as their quarterback. Stewart worked hard with Chan Gailey and the Steelers had an 11-5 season. They came up three points shor...

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