Even though Wade Phillips is the interim coach for Sunday’s game at Arizona, the win or loss will go on Gary Kubiak’s record.

Kubiak, who’s recuperating from a mini-stroke and will return next week, will watch Sunday’s game on television for the first time.

Becoming the interim coach – or head coach, for that matter – is nothing new to Phillips. He’s been an interim coach three times and a head coach three times.

“Sixth’s time a charm, they say,” Phillips said with a laugh. “I got the world’s record. I think I already had the record.”

Then Phillips got serious.