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Broncos: Successful surgery for John Fox

Broncos coach has aortic valve surgery Aaron Wilson

Print This November 04, 2013, 05:19 PM EST

Denver Broncos coach John Fox underwent successful aortic valve replacement surgery today at Carolinas HealthCare System’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute in Charlotte, N.C., the team announced.

Fox is currently in the hospital’s post-operative critical care unit, where his recovery is being monitored by doctors.

He's expected to be sidelined for several weeks.

“Our family greatly appreciates the overwhelming support and well-wishes we’ve received for John," said Robin Fox, Fox's wife. "Along with his medical team, we will take great care of him so he can fully recover and get back to coaching the Broncos as soon as possible.”

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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