Broncos head coach John Fox to stay overnight in N.C. hospital
John Fox talks to reporters after the Broncos' 27-21 loss to Atlanta. Sep. 17, 2012
DENVER — The Denver Broncos confirmed that head coach John Fox was taken to a hospital after feeling “light-headed” on Saturday.
The Broncos said that Fox was taken to a Charlotte-area hospital after feeling “light-headed” while playing golf.
The Broncos tweeted that Fox is being held at the hospital for testing and further observation, and that the Broncos medical staff has been in contact with Fox, his family and the doctors who are treating him.
“Denver Broncos Head Coach John Fox was taken to a Charlotte-area hospital after feeling light-headed while playing golf on Saturday.”
— Denver Broncos (@DenverBroncos) November 2, 2013
The organization later tweeted that Fox would be staying in the hospital overnight for observation:
HC John Fox will be held overnight at a Charlotte-area hospital for observation. We will pass along more info as it becomes available.
— Denver Broncos (@DenverBroncos) November 3, 2013
According to FOX31 sports reporter Raul Martinez, Fox has a house and family in Charlotte.
Chris Mortensen, a senior NFL analyst with ESPN tweeted that Fox was taken to a Charlotte-area hospital after he complained of chest pains on a golf course.
Broncos coach John Fox was taken to Charlotte area hospital from golf course when he complained of chest pains. Broncos believe he is ok.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) November 2, 2013
However, Patrick Smyth, the executive director of media relations with the Broncos said Fox did not suffer a heart attack, and is currently in “good spirits,” while undergoing additional testing at the hospital.