Kubiak Should Be Coach of Year

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Whether he wins the league’s coach of the year award, no NFL coach has done a better job this season than the Texans’ Gary Kubiak.

The sixth-year head coach has pushed most of the right buttons, made almost all the correct calls and set the proper tone for a team having a historic campaign.

Of course, much of the credit for the team’s success should go to defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, who has done a phenomenal job in transforming one of the league’s worst defenses into one of its best, and general manager Rick Smith, whose free-agent pickups and draft were the best of his tenure.

But their splendid work shouldn’t minimize the job Kubiak has done.

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