Sunday January 11th, 2015

The Chicago Bears are prepared to make a "major push" for Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The Ravens were eliminated from the playoffs on Saturday night after a loss to the New England Patriots, meaning Kubiak is now available to talk to teams about head coaching jobs.

BANKS: Patriots pass their toughest test yet

The Bears fired head coach Marc Trestman along with general manager Phil Emery following a 5-11 season. On Thursday, the team hired New Orleans Saints director of player personnel Ryan Pace as their new GM.

Chicago is using former New York Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi as a consultant during its coaching search.

Kubiak, 53, just finished his first season as Ravens OC. He was the Houston Texans head coach from 2006-2013, accumulating a 61-64 record, including a 12-4 season in 2012. He was fired by Houston with three games remaining in 2013, when the team was 2-11. 

- Molly Geary

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