Broncos: Successful surgery for John Fox

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.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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