Vikings hire Gary Kubiak for offensive advisor role

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In this photo provided by the NFL, Ed Donatell of the Denver Broncos poses for his 2010 NFL headshot circa 2010 in Englewood, Colorado.

After the Broncos passed over Gary Kubiak, the Vikings are hiring him. This go around, it will be in the role of defensive coordinator.

I'm sure there will be an official release announcing the news later this week.

"He's a very good teacher and believes in the fundamentals in the classroom and on the field", Fangio said in a statement.

We've seen it with Norv and Scott Turner in Minnesota, and Mike Zimmer's son, Adam, is the Vikings linebackers coach.

Gary Kubiak addresses the media prior to Super Bowl 50.

Pariani most recently coached tight ends for the Broncos for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. He also worked with Fangio in San Francisco from 2011-14.

"We don't need to rush into decisions", he said. Inside linebackers coach Glenn Pires and assistant defensive backs coach Roy Anderson will also not be retained, according to multiple reports.

The loss on Munchak is a big one for the Steelers, who have boasted on of the NFL's best lines under his tutelage. Jackson took back two of his picks for touchdowns and also scored a touchdown on a fumble return.

The Denver Broncos have hired former Chicago Bears defensive backs coach Ed Donatell to be their new defensive coordinator.

However, the Kubiaks were not the only assistant coaches joining Minnesota on Monday. The Bears led the National Football League with 27 interceptions this past season, including 21 from the defensive backs.

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