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Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak announced he will be retiring after 25 seasons of coaching in the National Football League. 


Kubiak released the following statement:


"It's been the honor of my lifetime to work for 36 seasons as an NFL player and coach. I've been on a football field for most of my life, and now I look forward to stepping away from the game and enjoying more time with my family and friends.


"I offer my sincere thanks to the owners and fans of the Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens, Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers for giving me opportunities to be a part of this great game and for treating me and my family so well over the years.


"I'll miss the competition, the planning, game days and being part of a team. But, more than anything, I'll cherish the friendships I've made along the way with players, coaches and staff. I love the game of football and will forever be its biggest fan."


Kubiak served one season as offensive coordinator, taking over for Kyle Stefanski I n 2021.  Kubiak joined the Vikings as assistant head coach and offensive advisor in 2019.  Kubiak is 59 years old and during his career served as the head coach of the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos, including winning a Super Bowl with Denver in 2016.