Broncos coach John Fox hospitalized in Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Broncos head coach John Fox was taken to a Charlotte-area hospital after feeling light-headed while playing golf on Saturday

ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted Saturday afternoon that Chris Mortensen, a senior NFL analyst with ESPN, confirmed Fox had been hospitalized. Fox was on a golf course in Charlotte when he experienced the symptoms and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, according to ESPN.

Patrick Smyth, 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.

“Denver Broncos Head Coach John Fox was taken to a Charlotte-area hospital after feeling light-headed while playing golf on Saturday,” the team said in a statement. “He is being held at the hospital for testing and further observation. Our medical staff is currently in contact with Coach Fox, his family and the doctors who are treating him. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.”

Fox is in his third year with the Broncos. Denver is currently on their bye week. Their next game is scheduled for November, 10th in San Diego.