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Houston Texans Fire Head Coach Gary Kubiak

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Last night, the Houston Texans (2-11) lost for their 11th straight game, falling to the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-20 (4-9). In a season where many considered the Texans a legit Super Bowl threat out of the AFC, everything has gone wrong. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, the Texans are the first team to lose 7 straight games by 7 points or less.

Frustration has boiled over in Houston, which is why owner Bob McNair fired head coach Gary Kubiak earlier today, claiming he just couldn’t wait until the end of the season due to the extreme circumstances.

In addition to the losing, Kubiak has experienced health problems this season. In a Sunday night loss to the Indianapolis Colts in week 9, he suffered a transient ischemic attack (also known as “mini stroke”) while heading into the locker room at halftime.

Kubiak, 52, had been in his position since 2006, sporting a record of 61-64, two AFC South division titles, and two playoff wins, both at home in the first round against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.

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