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REPORT: Childress, Olson leading candidates for Bills OC

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Posted at 3:47 PM, Jan 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-15 15:50:05-05

There are still plenty of question surrounding the Bills and what the offense will look like under head coach Sean McDermott.

Primarily, who will be the offensive coordinator, and will Tyrod Taylor be the man under center to lead the offense in 2017 and beyond?

For all intents and purposes, it appears the Andy Reid coaching tree will fully extend to Buffalo.

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Brad Childress, who is Reid's co-offensive coordinator in Kansas City is the top candidate to land the OC job with the Bills.

The Chiefs host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Divisional round of the playoffs. The winner will face the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship on Jan. 22.

Childress, was previously the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings from 2006-2010, and worked under Reid as the Eagles QB coach and offensive coordinator from 1999-2005.

McDermott began his NFL career with the Eagles in 1999 as well, starting as a scouting administrative assistant before ascending to defensive coordinator in 2010.

Reid was the head coach in Philadelphia from 1999-2012.

Greg Olson is another candidate for the offensive coordinator gig in Buffalo, according to Rapoport.

Olson served as the Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator since 2015, but was fired by the team after the team's Week 8 loss to Tennessee.