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Gary Kubiak is the latest former NFL head coach who has experience working with quarterbacks to be considered for the Detroit Lions' coaching job.
Kubiak, 52, interviewed Tuesday at the Lions' headquarters in Allen Park, Mich., according to the team.
Kubiak was part of three Super Bowl teams as a player and three Super Bowl champions as an assistant coach.
More recently, he was the Houston Texans' head coach and recorded a 61-64 record in eight seasons. He led the Texans to the playoffs the last two years but was fired after an 11-game losing streak this season.
Kubiak fits the mold that has developed during this search by the Lions, who appear to be looking for someone who can help quarterback Matthew Stafford get back on track.
Kubiak spent nine years as a backup quarterback for the Denver Broncos behind John Elway. He also was a quarterbacks coach for the San Francisco 49ers and an offensive coordinator for the Broncos.
He is believed to be the second coach to intervi...
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According to Jennifer Hammond of FOX, the Detroit Lions interviewed Gary Kubiak for their head coaching job on Tuesday. I have learned that Gary Kubiak was in Allen Park today to interview for the #Lions head coaching job. My story on @fox2sports at 6 — Jennifer Hammond (@HammerFox2) January 7, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report...
Wade Phillips was promoted to the role of head coach in Houston after the firing of Gary Kubiak. After the season was over the Texans let Phillips go from his role of defensive coordinator.
On Tuesday Phillips thanked everyone who had followed him on twitter and noted that he had cancelled his suite in Reliant Stadium.
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The Detroit Lions have been officially looking for a coach for a week.
The candidates to replace Jim Schwartz include: San Diego Chargers offensive Ken Whisenhunt, Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell and Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden.
A person with knowledge of the process tells The Associated Press that the Lions asked for permission to interview...
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