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The End of the Kubiak Era

Texans fire head coach Gary Kubiak after 11-game losing streak. Kubiak had been the coach since 2006.

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    HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 27: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans waits for the officials decision on whether a Houston Texans' running back fumbled before crossing the goal-line during the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Reliant Stadium on September 27, 2009 in Houston, Texas. The ruling on the field stood with the ball going over to Jacksonville. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    GLENDALE, AZ - AUGUST 14: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans watches from the sidelines during preseason NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on August 14, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Texans 19-16. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON - AUGUST 28: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans talks with quarterback Matt Schaub 8 in the second half during a football game against the Dallas Cowboys at Reliant Stadium on August 28, 2010 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 12: Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak has words with referee Ed Hochuli after the Texans were charged with a timeout after the play clock was zero against the indianapolis Colts during the NFL season opener at Reliant Stadium on September 12, 2010 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON - NOVEMBER 28: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans argues with referee Clete Blakeman in the fourth quarter at Reliant Stadium on November 28, 2010 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 02: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans reacts in the first half against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on December 2, 2010 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 13: Head coach Gary Kubiak yells at the officials in the fourth quarter during a football game against the Baltimore Ravens at Reliant Stadium on December 13, 2010 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    DENVER - DECEMBER 26: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texas questions a call with Line Judge Tom Stephan as he faces the Denver Broncos at INVESCO Field at Mile High on December 26, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Texans 24-23. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON - OCTOBER 09: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans has words with the officials during a football game against the Oakland Raiders at Reliant Stadium on October 9, 2011 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 22: Gary Kubiak the head coach of the Houston Texans watches the game action during the NFL against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 22, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - OCTOBER 08: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans coaches against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on October 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

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    DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 22: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans talks with Matt Schaub 8 while playing the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 22, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. Houston won the game 34-31. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 16: Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak walks on the field during the game against the Indianapolis Colts at at Reliant Stadium on December 16, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans and his quarterback Matt Schaub 8 go over a play in the fourth quarter of the game against the Tennessee Titans at Reliant Stadium on September 15, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - OCTOBER 13: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans scratches his head as he leaves the field after being defeated 38-13 by the St. Louis Rams at Reliant Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 24: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans waits on the field before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Reliant Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 24: Head coach Gary Kubiak of the Houston Texans waits on the field before the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Reliant Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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    HOUSTON, TX - DECEMBER 01: Gary Kubiak, head coach of the Houston Texans walks off the field after losing to the New England Patriots 34-31 at Reliant Stadium on December 1, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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