Kubiak, 58, replaces Kevin Stefanski, who left the Vikings to become head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Kubiak was previously head coach of the Houston Texans from 2006-2013 and head coach of the Denver Broncos from 2015-2016.
The Minnesota Vikings added five representatives Tuesday to the upcoming Pro Bowl game. Running back Dalvin Cook, defensive end Danielle Hunter and safety Harrison Smith had previously been named to the NFC squad.
The Vikings saw their season end Saturday with a 27-10 loss at San Francisco. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today. He says the Vikings will need to replace with Offensive and Defensive Coordinators, some offensive lineman and a host of cornerbacks.