Binder just explained to TVInsider: "I don't see how we don't see [Gibbs] one more time at some point."
The problem so far? There hasn't been a satisfactory way to revisit his story so soon.
The showrunner added: "We left [Gibbs] smiling on a river happy, and that's the image I want people to have until we're really ready to blow that out of the water or truly embrace it in some way."
Perhaps this will happen in the 21st season of the series. Just recently NCIS was renewed for a new season which will start this fall…