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DETROIT Former Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak has interviewed for the Detroit Lions head coaching position.

Tim Twentyman, a writer for the Lions official website confirmed the news on Twitter saying the interview took place on Tuesday.

Kubiak was rumored to be a candidate for the head coaching vacancy in Tampa with the Buccaneers before Lovie Smith was hired over the weekend.

In 7-plus seasons with the Texans, Kubiak amassed a 61-64 record.

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