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Denver Broncos News: Horse Tracks - 11/4/13

It is always tough to lose one of your leaders. The Broncos are no stranger to this fact as they have seen injury after injury pile up at the beginning of the season. To their credit, guys stepped up and shouldered the load. Losing John Fox is no different. Jack Del Rio is a capable replacement who will see to it the team stays on track. Prayers and well wishes go out to Coach Fox and his family. As for the Broncos? Next man up!

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Share Your Well Wishes for Coach Fox
A place to show your support for Head Coach John Fox.

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians talks interim coaching, stress in the NFL | First-and-Orange — The Denver Post
On Monday, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians talked about his experience as an interim coach, as well as the stresses of coaching in the NFL, at his post-practice media availability.

Denver Broncos want to find themselves on defense - ESPN
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- As the Denver Broncos sifted through the season’s first half they saw an offense that was operating at a breakneck, historic

Peyton Manning-Touchdowns to Drive Out Hunger | Bronco Planet
Sometimes people have fantastic ideas and they need to be shared. On twitter earlier this week my friend @dipitydawg tweeted: “For each TD Manning throws in the month of November, lets donate 5 canned goods. Join me! #BroncosCountry”.

John Fox

Broncos, Robin Fox release statements on John Fox's successful surgery | First-and-Orange — The Denver Post
The Broncos head coach had successful aortic valve replacement surgery Monday morning.

John Elway: John Fox's health is Denver Broncos' focus -
Denver Broncos executive vice president John Elway told reporters Monday that it's unclear how much John Fox will be involved with the team. The coach is recovering from heart surgery, which he underwent Monday.

A coach's health plan starts with the coach - AFC West Blog - ESPN
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- In the span of 36 hours a head coach John Elway had hired and a head coach who was a former teammate were taken to hospitals with

Broncos Players Express Thoughts for Fox
A look at what Broncos players had to say about Coach Fox's heart surgery on Monday.

Statements on Fox's Successful Surgery
Statements from the Broncos and Head Coach John Fox's wife Robin Fox on the coach's successful surgery.

Timetable for Fox's Return Variable
Dr. Eric Skipper of the Carolinas HealthCare System’s Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute in Charlotte spoke about recovering from valve replacement surgery.

Fox Undergoes Successful Surgery
Head Coach John Fox's aortic heart valve replacement Monday morning was successful, and the team is rallying around him.

Jack Del Rio

Broncos Name Del Rio Interim Head Coach
Defensive Jack Del Rio will be the team's interim head coach/defensive coordinator while Head Coach John Fox recovers from heart surgery.

What Will Change? 'Nothing At All'
Independent analyst Andrew Mason delves into how the locker room believes the team will move forward with Head Coach John Fox temporarily sidelined.

How big a change will Jack Del Rio be as Denver Broncos head coach?
It was an odd sight Monday during Broncos practice at Dove Valley: Jack Del Rio standing next to Peyton Manning.

Kiszla: After Jack Del Rio, John Fox will inherit a title-ready Broncos team - The Denver Post
No offense to his cardiologist, but here is the best medicine for John Fox's heart:There will be a championship-caliber football team waiting for him, when Fox returns to his job as coach of the Broncos.

No surprise Elway tabbed Del Rio - AFC West Blog - ESPN
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- When John Elway was tabbed in early 2011 by Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen to return the franchise to the kind of glory days Elwa

Del Rio a Uniquely Prepared 'Next Man Up'
Independent Analyst Andrew Mason gives his take on the team naming Jack Del Rio its interim head coach/defensive coordinator.

AFC West

Upon Further Review: San Diego Chargers Week 9 - ESPN
LANDOVER, Md. -- An examination of four hot issues from the San Diego Chargers' 30-24 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins. Can Chargers get to 1

Upon Further Review: Kansas City Chiefs Week 9 - ESPN
An examination of four hot issues from the Kansas City Chiefs' 23-13 win over the Buffalo Bills: Bye bye, Chiefs: Though there might seem to be a bet

Predicting the AFC West race - AFC West Blog - ESPN
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As I predicted three weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs and not the Denver Broncos will be the undefeated ones on Nov. 17 when

Oakland Raiders' Dennis Allen takes locker room culture seriously - ESPN
ALAMEDA, Calif. – One of the first acts of Dennis Allen’s tenure as Raiders coach was to eliminate the ritual of rookie hazing. So yes, sh

McCoy: Chargers a no hazing zone - AFC West Blog - ESPN
SAN DIEGO -- Asked about his thoughts on the alleged hazing incidents in Miami that led to a player leaving the team and another one being suspended


Gary Kubiak suffered mini-stroke during Texans' game -
Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak suffered a transient ischemic attack, also known as a mini-stroke, when he collapsed Sunday on the sideline and was taken to a local hospital, Ian Rapoport reported. I

Joe Philbin explains Richie Incognito suspension -
Joe Philbin spoke Monday about the events leading up to the suspension of Richie Incognito, the absence of Jonathan Martin and his own responsibilities as the Miami Dolphins' coach.

Marc Trestman's bold coaching wins it for Bears -
In a battle of backup quarterbacks and great offensive minds, Marc Trestman's Chicago Bears got the better of Mike McCarthy's Green Bay Packers on Monday night.

Aaron Rodgers injures left shoulder in Packers' loss -
Packers fans are holding their breath after Aaron Rodgers was knocked out of Monday's game with a left shoulder injury. Can Green Bay survive if Rodgers has to miss extended action?