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As expected, Jack Del Rio will hold down the fort as the Denver Broncos interim head coach, while John Fox recovers from a heart valve procedure.
Broncos announce Jack Del Rio is their interim head coach, as expected. Players were notified at a team meeting this morning
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) November 4, 2013
Like Fox, Del Rio is a defensive-minded coach, and the two good friends seem to think alike. John Elway ultimately decided Del Rio was the best option as Fox recovers.
“He will take a leave of absence from coaching for at least the next several weeks,” the Broncos said in a statement on Saturday. “Our focus at this time is Coach Fox’s health and well-being. We extend our thoughts and well-wishes to him for a full and speedy recovery.
“Coach Fox was advised by doctors months ago that his defective aortic valve would require this procedure following the 2013 season. As part of his trip to North Carolina over the bye week, he had a preoperative appointment on Thur...
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In what was an expected move, the Denver Broncos have officially named defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio the team’s interim head coach. Del Rio will step in for current head coach John Fox, who will be out for four to six weeks following a medical emergency this weekend. Fox will undergo surgery on Tuesday to replace an aortic heart valve. He felt lightheaded at a Charlotte golf...
It’s easy to forget that once upon a time, Jack Del Rio was the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars at a time when the Jaguars sported one of the most feared defensive units in the NFL. In 2005 and 2007, Del Rio led the Jaguars to playoff berths, being eliminated both years by the Patriots in the wildcard and divisional rounds respectively.
It was no surprise when, after being...
With Broncos coach John Fox facing surgery this week to replace a heart valve, the Broncos have yet to name an interim head coach.
Per a league source, the decision will be finalized before a Monday morning team meeting at 8:05 a.m. ET, as the Broncos players return to Denver following a bye-week break.
Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio continues to be the likely choice, even...
The Denver Broncos have released a statement regarding the health of HC John Fox who was taken to a hospital near Charlotte, stemming from light-headedness. The statement was released on the team’s website and can be read below.
“Denver Broncos Head Coach John Fox was taken to a Charlotte-area hospital after feeling light-headed while playing golf on Saturday.
“He is being...
Denver coach John Fox was taken to a hospital in the Charlotte, N.C., area Saturday after feeling light-headed while playing golf during the Broncos' bye week.
Team spokesman Patrick Smyth said the 58-year-old Fox "is in good spirits and he told me he did not suffer a heart attack and he's undergoing additional tests to determine the best course of action."
DENVER — Denver Broncos coach John Fox needs heart surgery and will miss several weeks, team spokesman Patrick Smyth confirmed Saturday night.
The 58-year-old Fox will undergo aortic valve replacement surgery early next week at a hospital in Charlotte, N.C.
The Broncos did not immediately name an interim head coach.
Fox had been told earlier about his heart condition and was hoping...
Broncos coach John Fox needs heart surgery and will miss several
weeks, team spokesman Patrick Smyth confirmed Saturday night.
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox will have heart surgery in North Carolina on Tuesday and will likely be out 4-6 weeks, according to a report. FOX NFL reporter Jay Glazer reported the news about Fox’s surgery and says the head coach has known for a while that he would need this operation. Glazer adds […]
Denver Broncos head coach John Fox underwent successful heart valve replacement surgery on Monday. “Denver Broncos Head Coach John Fox underwent successful aortic valve replacement surgery this morning at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute in Charlotte,” the Broncos said in a statemnt. “He is currently in the hospital’s post-operative critical...
The Denver Broncos say head coach John Fox was taken to a Charlotte area hospital after he felt light-headed while playing golf on Saturday. Broncos statement: “Denver Broncos Head Coach John Fox was taken to a Charlotte-area hospital after feeling light-headed while playing golf on Saturday. “He is being held at the hospital for testing and further observation. Our medical staff...
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This has not been a great weekend for head coach in the NFL. On Saturday Denver Broncos Head Coach John Fox had to be admitted to the hospital. At halftime of the Sunday night game between the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts the Texans see their leader, Gary Kubiak go down.
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Get well soon, John Fox. We are thinking about you.
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cover32 is proud to provide you with the Week 9 episode of 32Minutes, the official cover32 weekly podcast with @reedmarks and @cubbuenning. In this episode, you’ll hear from James Merilatt, President of cover32 on the John Fox heart valve replacement, along with cover32 managing editor Daniel Eliesen with more details on the bullying saga in ...