Broncos hire Ravens OC Gary Kubiak as head coach

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Report: Gary Kubiak accepts four-year deal with Broncos
Monday January 19th, 2015

The Denver Broncos have hired Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak as their new head coach, the team announced Monday. 

Kubiak replaces John Fox, who parted ways with the franchise last week after the Broncos were eliminated by the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Divisional Playoff. 

Financial terms and length of contract were not disclosed, but the Denver Post reported that Kubiak is signed for four years.

Kubiak spent only one season with the Ravens. He spent eight years as the head coach of the Houston Texans, compiling a 61-64 record with two playoff appearances. 

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"While there is no question he is a Bronco, what Gary has learned from his other opportunities around the league -- especially in his eight seasons as a head coach -- will tremendously benefit our organization," Broncos executive John Elway said.​

Kubiak was the Broncos backup quarterback, behind Elway, for nine seasons. 

On Sunday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Kubiak would take the Broncos' head coaching position if it were offered to him when the Broncos met with him Sunday in his hometown of Houston.

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