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Gary Kubiak ready to accept Denver Broncos head coach role

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Sources close to the situation suggest that Gary Kubiak is ready and waiting to accept the head coaching role at the Denver Broncos.

Search coming to an end?

ESPN reporter Adam Schefter is confident that the Baltimore Ravens OC is keen to link up with his former franchise and, with the Broncos themselves slating Kubiak as their top candidate, all signs point to an agreement being reached in the coming days.

The Broncos have been searching for a new head coach since parting ways with John Fox in the aftermath of the franchise's playoff defeat to the Indianapolis Colts last weekend.

Familiar surroundings

A party from the Denver Broncos led by John Elway, the team's General Manager and vice president of football operations, is meeting with Kubiak today in his home town of Houston and it looks like the Ravens OC's close ties to the franchise could sway things.

A former teammate of Elway in Denver, Kubiak spent several years on the Broncos staff between 1994 and 2002 winning two Super Bowls along the way.

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Kubiak had originally stated his desire to stay in Baltimore despite interest from a number of franchises looking for a new head coach. The former Texans HC though looks read to perform a u-turn on that decision and Adam Schefter believes an official announcement could come as early as Tuesday next week.

Per Schefter:

"No announcement of any deal Is expected until Tuesday, after today's conference championship games and after Monday's Martin Luther King holiday. But all signs now point to Kubiak being named Broncos head coach Tuesday."


It remains to be seen what such an appointment would mean for the Broncos' other outstanding issues.

With Offensive Coordinator Adam Gase looking set to be snubbed for the head coach role that are reports that the Jaguars and Raiders plan to offer him a way out of Denver in the coming days.

As for veteran quarterback Peyton Manning there are suggestions that the arrival of Kubiak may have an adverse affect on any plans he may have to return for the 2015 season.

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