Nov 10, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; A Denver Broncos fan holds up a sign for head coach John Fox (not pictured) during the second half against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium. The Broncos won 28-20. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

John Fox set to return to Denver Wednesday

Denver Broncos head coach John Fox will return to Denver on Wednesday, according to a report from Mike Klis at the Denver Post.

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Broncos coach John Fox will return Wednesday to Denver, according to a team source.


Fox has been on leave since having heart valve-replacement surgery Nov. 4 in Charlotte, N.C. He has been recovering at his offseason home in Charlotte, walking every day, watching game film and staying in communication with interim head coach Jack Del Rio.


Broncos owner Pat Bowlen will arrange to have his private plane pick up Fox and his wife Robin in Charlotte and fly them to Denver on Wednesday. [Denver Post]

Fox underwent surgery to replace a heart valve after reportedly feeling lightheaded while golfing during the Broncos bye week.  He had put the surgery off prior to this incident, but it was determined that the surgery was needed immediately.

It is still not known when Fox will return to coaching.

Denver is 9-1 this season, and 2-0 since Fox’ departure with Jack Del Rio at the helm.  The Broncos are taking on the New England Patriots in a key regular season matchup for both teams on Sunday Night Football.

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