UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
SI Wire

Report: Houston Texans give extensions to HC Gary Kubiak, GM Rick Smith

The Houston Texans, fresh off the first postseason appearance in franchise history, rewarded head coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Rick Smith with contract extensions, according to a tweet by ESPN's Adam Schefter.

[tweet https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/213314167124393984]

The Texans finished 10-6 last season to win the AFC South division title. Houston beat Cincinnati 31-10 in the first round of the playoffs before falling 20-13 to Baltimore the following week.

Kubiak has coached the team for six seasons. He led the team above .500 for the first time in 2009, but when the team fell to 6-10 the following season, many called for his firing.

Smith stayed loyal, and the team turned around in 2011. Smith became Texans' GM in 2006. Among his moves was trading for quarterback Matt Schaub in 2007. He also drafted 2009 Rookie of the Year Brian Cushing.

More SI Wire

Close

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 4 easy steps:

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Bookmarks.
  3. Select Bookmark manager.
  4. Locate your current Sports Illustrated bookmark, click the Organize menu, then select Edit. You can now easily update the web address of your Sports Illustrated bookmark.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 2 easy steps:

  1. Click the Safari bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. This will open the Bookmarks Bar. In the Bookmarks Bar, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Address field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.

To continue enjoying content from the most trusted name is sports, please be sure to update your current bookmark.

Just follow these 3 easy steps:

  1. Click the Firefox bookmark manager on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Show All Bookmarks.
  3. This will open the library window. In the Library window, select your Sports Illustrated bookmark and manually edit the Location field.

    Our updated web address is http://www.si.com.
Don't Show This Again