The reaction among members of Twitter Nation to the departure of John Fox as the Denver Broncos' head coach was mighty mixed -- and if anything, the team's decision to hire Gary Kubiak, John Elway's former backup, to take over is generating an even more varied reaction. Some tweeters are overjoyed, while others are unimpressed by Kubiak's coaching record (an iffy stint in Houston but an acclaimed effort as offensive coordinator in Baltimore) and doubt his temperament is any more fiery than that of the guy he's replacing. Check out our picks for the twenty most memorable tweets below, illustrated by images from Kubiak's arrival in Denver, which was covered as if he was a world leader.
I absolutely LOVE the Gary Kubiak hire for the #Broncos ! What a perfect fit for this organization. PFM doesn't need to carry the team.
— JB Denver Sports (@JB_DenverSports) January 20, 2015
Broncos gonna suck with Kubiak as their coach
— CHIEF_TAFA (@tvete13) January 19, 2015
— 120 Sports (@120Sports) January 19, 2015
Broncos hiring Kubiak makes sense on paper, but flies in the face of the mission statement they said once Fox left: We need a super bowl now
— Andrew (@AndrewWMidgley) January 20, 2015
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about whether the Broncos' hiring of Gary Kubiak is brilliant or a botch. Number 16:
I know I'm alittle late but contgrats to coach Kubiak. Good hire, but still need a top level DC #Broncos
— Brandon Kraft (@BrandonKraft16) January 19, 2015
— Chris Kelly (@chriskelly961) January 19, 2015
Great hire by the @Broncos to bring in Gary Kubiak. Brilliant offensive mind who will help develop Osweiler -- note he did wonders w/ Flacco
— David Pourshoushtari (@davidkpoursh) January 19, 2015
My daughter heard in the radio that Kubiak was coaching the Broncos. Her words, the Broncos are going to suck now.
— BigAggieSteve (@ssenn12) January 19, 2015
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about whether the Broncos' hiring of Gary Kubiak is brilliant or a botch. Number 12:
— Joseph Ryan (@JRawesome) January 19, 2015
— El Jefe (@Capnofindustry) January 19, 2015
#Broncos Need a kick-ass Defensive Coordinator not from the family circle, with Kubiak as HC, it can't be too comfy, w too many millionaires
— Kent McHollington (@NFLMcHollington) January 19, 2015
If won't be a Josh McDaniels-level bad hire...Kubiak isn't terrible by any means, but won't be what we need for the next level. #Broncos
— Andy Holmes (@andeholmes) January 19, 2015
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about whether the Broncos' hiring of Gary Kubiak is brilliant or a botch. Number 8:
Kubiak to the Broncos ha ha Joe Flacco will suck even more
— Brother Dixie (@yungyawizzle) January 19, 2015
@Broncos found their new headcoach. Gary Kubiak i hope he will help the broncos become a better team so that they can play in the Superbowl.
— Rayan Alam (@alamrayan102) January 19, 2015
— Tammy Carter (@TamyraLC) January 19, 2015
YESSSS KUBIAK IS COMING TO DENVER!!!!! Now we need new qb and I'll support the Broncos
— TIMMY ™ (@THE_BLACKPOLICE) January 19, 2015
Continue to keep counting down the top twenty tweets about whether the Broncos' hiring of Gary Kubiak is brilliant or a botch. Number 4:
I just hope that Gary Kubiak can be the fiery, aggressive guy that #Broncos desperately need.
— Kyle Banks (@kylebanks) January 19, 2015
Kubiak is 61-64 as a head coach... and Peyton is old... The Broncos are gonna suck soon
— A-Baby Druse (@Drusey3) January 19, 2015
Bro, kubiak is going to coach the broncos. Did they forget that disaster he left us with? #CouldaWroteAMixtape
— Ashby (@TheLastAshTree) January 19, 2015
Welcome back to Denver and the @Broncos, Kubiak. Heaven help you though if you don't win the Super Bowl next year.
— Christina Jensen (@cjensen23) January 19, 2015
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