Gary Kubiak

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Gary Wayne Kubiak (born August 15, 1961) is an American football coach and former player who is currently assistant head coach and offensive advisor for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL).wikipedia
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Houston Texans

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He served as head coach for the NFL's Houston Texans from 2006 to 2013 and of the Denver Broncos in 2015 and 2016 before stepping down from the position on January 1, 2017, citing health reasons.
While the team struggled in early seasons, results began to improve once native Houstonian Gary Kubiak became the head coach in 2006.

Super Bowl 50

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Kubiak has participated in seven Super Bowls, losing three as a player with the Broncos, winning three as an assistant coach with the Broncos and the 49ers and winning Super Bowl 50 as the head coach of the Broncos.
After losing in the divisional round of the playoffs during three of the previous four seasons, the Denver Broncos' general manager John Elway made numerous coaching changes, including a mutual parting with head coach John Fox, who had won four divisional championships in his four years as Broncos head coach, being replaced in that role by Gary Kubiak, Elway's former backup quarterback and former Broncos offensive coordinator.

2007 Houston Texans season

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The Texans ended the 2007 season at 8–8, a non-losing record for the first time in team history.
The 2007 Houston Texans season was the franchise's 6th season in the National Football League and the 2nd under head coach Gary Kubiak.

2008 Houston Texans season

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The Texans had their second non-losing season, again finishing 8–8, in the 2008 season.
The 2008 Houston Texans season was the franchise's 7th season in the National Football League and the 3rd under head coach Gary Kubiak.

2010 Houston Texans season

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In the 2010 season, Houston started off strong with a record of 4–2 heading into their bye week (Week 7).
The 2010 Houston Texans season was the franchise's 9th season in the National Football League and the 5th under head coach Gary Kubiak.

2009 Houston Texans season

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The following season under Kubiak, the Texans achieved their first winning season in franchise history when they overcame a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat the New England Patriots 34–27 at Reliant Stadium, finishing the 2009 season 9–7.
The 2009 Houston Texans season was the franchise's 8th season in the National Football League and the 4th under head coach Gary Kubiak.

Baltimore Ravens

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He was also the offensive coordinator for the Baltimore Ravens in 2014.
On January 27, 2014, the Ravens hired former Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak to be their new offensive coordinator after Jim Caldwell accepted the new available head coaching job with the Detroit Lions.

Denver Broncos

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He served as head coach for the NFL's Houston Texans from 2006 to 2013 and of the Denver Broncos in 2015 and 2016 before stepping down from the position on January 1, 2017, citing health reasons.
One week later, the Broncos hired Gary Kubiak as the team's 15th head coach.

2011 Houston Texans season

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Kubiak was named the AFC Coach of the Year by NFL 101 after leading the Texans to a 10–6 regular season record and the franchise’s first division crown, playoff berth and playoff win in 2011.
The 2011 Houston Texans season was the franchise's 10th season in the National Football League and the 6th under head coach Gary Kubiak.

2012 Houston Texans season

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The 2012 season saw the Texans start 5–0 for the first time in the franchise's history.
The 2012 Houston Texans season was the franchise's 11th season in the National Football League and the 7th under head coach Gary Kubiak.

Texas A&M University

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Earlier in his coaching career, he served as an assistant coach for the Broncos, Texas A&M University and San Francisco 49ers.
Former Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak also played college football at Texas A&M.

2013 Houston Texans season

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On November 3, 2013, Kubiak collapsed as he was walking off the field at halftime of the game against the Indianapolis Colts.
Head coach Gary Kubiak was fired after eight seasons following their eleventh loss (Week 14 vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars).

1983 NFL Draft

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He was drafted in the eighth round of the 1983 NFL Draft as the 197th overall pick by the Broncos where he played from 1983 to 1991 as the backup to John Elway.

Peyton Manning

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Under Kubiak, the Broncos installed a run-oriented offense with zone blocking to blend in with quarterback Peyton Manning's shotgun passing style, but struggled with numerous changes and injuries to the offensive line.
A two-time Super Bowl winner and the most valuable player of Super Bowl XLI, Manning is also the only quarterback to start the Super Bowl for two franchises more than once each, with different coaches at each Super Bowl start (Dungy, Caldwell, Fox, Kubiak), and the only starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl with two franchises.

John Elway

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He was drafted in the eighth round of the 1983 NFL Draft as the 197th overall pick by the Broncos where he played from 1983 to 1991 as the backup to John Elway.
Elway hired Gary Kubiak, his former backup quarterback and former Broncos offensive coordinator, as the new head coach for the 2015 season.

Robert Saleh

The Texans responded to the 2010 poor defensive showing by firing defensive coordinator Frank Bush, secondary coach David Gibbs, linebackers coach Johnny Holland, and assistant linebackers coach Robert Saleh.
In February 2006, he was retained in Gary Kubiak's staff as a defensive quality control coach under defensive coordinator Richard Smith.

Super Bowl XXIV

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Kubiak replaced Elway at the end of the Broncos' defeats in Super Bowl XXI and Super Bowl XXIV.

Wade Phillips

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Kubiak, a ball boy for beloved former Houston Oilers head coach O.A. "Bum" Phillips in the 1970s, hired long-time friend, and Bum's son, Wade Phillips to take over as the Texans' new defensive coordinator on January 5, 2011.
On November 3, 2013, Texans Head Coach Gary Kubiak collapsed at the end of the first half of the Texans-Colts game; he was then hospitalized at a local hospital.

Super Bowl XXI

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Kubiak replaced Elway at the end of the Broncos' defeats in Super Bowl XXI and Super Bowl XXIV.
Elway would eventually be replaced by Gary Kubiak, who took a sack to end the game, and the Giants were victorious in a 39–20 rout of the Broncos.

Mike Shanahan

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Kubiak went to the Broncos the following season when Mike Shanahan, who was previously the 49ers offensive coordinator, became Denver's head coach.

West Coast offense

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As the offensive coordinator, Kubiak installed his version of the West Coast offense passing game combined with a zone-blocking scheme that gave way to play-action passes.
Shanahan's run-heavy variation of the offense, under the leadership of offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak, is also known for utilizing previously unheralded running backs, including 1998 NFL MVP Terrell Davis, and developing them into league-leading rushers behind small, yet powerful, Zone Blocking offensive lines.

Frank Bush

The Texans responded to the 2010 poor defensive showing by firing defensive coordinator Frank Bush, secondary coach David Gibbs, linebackers coach Johnny Holland, and assistant linebackers coach Robert Saleh.
From 2007 to 2008 Bush served as the Houston Texans senior defensive assistant under head coach Gary Kubiak.

2006 Houston Texans season

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The 2006 Houston Texans season was the franchise's 5th season in the National Football League and the 1st under head coach Gary Kubiak.

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The Texans signed two high-profile free agent defensive backs, Johnathan Joseph and Danieal Manning, and used their first five draft picks, including two in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft, on more defensive players.
The Houston Texans finished 2–14 and head coach Gary Kubiak was fired after Week 15.

2015 Denver Broncos season

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After losing in the Divisional round of the playoffs during three of the previous four seasons, the Broncos underwent numerous coaching changes, including a mutual parting with head coach John Fox, and the hiring of Gary Kubiak as the new head coach.