Ravens Hire Former Texans Coach Kubiak as Offensive Coordinator

Gary Kubiak agreed to become the offensive coordinator for the Baltimore Ravens, seven weeks after being fired as coach of the Houston Texans.

Kubiak left the Texans Dec. 6 after the team’s 11th straight defeat. Houston finished the season 2-14, the worst record in the National Football League.

“This is the best day I’ve had in two months,” Kubiak told reporters yesterday.

Kubiak, 52, had a 61-64 record over eight seasons with the Texans and guided the franchise to its first playoff appearances in 2011 and 2012. He missed one game last season after suffering a mini-stroke on the field at halftime of a Nov. 3 game against the Indianapolis Colts.

“I was my old self at the end of the season,” Kubiak said. “I feel great. Looking forward to getting up very early in the morning and going to work again. My wife is tired of me being around the house.”

Kubiak is the third offensive coordinator in 13 months at the Ravens, who won the Super Bowl after the 2012 season. He takes over an offense that finished 29th out of 32 NFL teams in total yards this season.

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