Houston, TX ( - The Houston Texans relieved Gary Kubiak ofhis duties as head coach on Friday, less than 24 hours after the team wasdealt its 11th consecutive loss with a 27-20 setback at Jacksonville.

Kubiak, who had guided the Texans to consecutive AFC South titles over theprevious two seasons, compiled a 61-64 overall record in eight years inHouston.

Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips will serve as interim head coach for theTexans' final three regular-season games.

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