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Gary Kubiak expected to be released from hospital on Monday

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25:  Head Coach Gary Kubiak of the Denver Broncos looks for a play to call during the first half of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Getty Images

Broncos coach Gary Kubiak was taken to a hospital after Sunday’s game while experiencing flu-like symptoms and reports on Monday morning were positive about his condition after a night under the care of doctors.

The Broncos have added some details to back up that word. In a statement, the team said Kubiak, who had a mini-stroke while coaching the Texans in 2013, underwent an MRI and CT scan among other tests. Those tests came back normal and Kubiak is expected to be released from the hospital later on Monday.

“Kubiak was diagnosed with a complex migraine condition that caused extreme fatigue and body weakness,” the team’s statement said. “He received medication and is feeling much better with an expected release from the hospital this afternoon.”

There’s no word on when Kubiak might rejoin the Broncos, who have a game against the Chargers in San Diego on Thursday night. That will likely be sorted out now that Kubiak’s medical issue has been addressed in what appears to be a positive way.

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9 Responses to “Gary Kubiak expected to be released from hospital on Monday”
  1. jag1959 says: Oct 10, 2016 12:16 PM

    Glad to hear it wasn’t serious.

  2. nhpats says: Oct 10, 2016 12:28 PM

    Didn’t Kubiak have a stroke a few years back? At his age that is frightening stuff. Football is great but in the end it is just a game. Kubiak needs to take a look at whether the stress of being a head coach is worth potentially shortening his life.

  3. nfloracle says: Oct 10, 2016 12:47 PM

    I can’t even imagine trying to coach an NFL game while having a migraine. I can’t even imagine walking to the refrigerator to get an ice pack while having a migraine. That’s just how intense migraine pain can get… brutal. I don’t care for the Broncos, but I do sympathize with anyone suffering from these vicious headaches.

  4. tacowrecker says: Oct 10, 2016 12:59 PM

    Yikes. Sounds painful. Does make you wonder about concussions he may have had during his playing days

  5. gregbeau says: Oct 10, 2016 1:24 PM

    IMO he needs to get out of being a head coach. He isn’t built for it. Be an exec, a consultant, something else. He’s likely made enough cash by now not to need all the money a head coach makes.

  6. theecowardlylion says: Oct 10, 2016 2:11 PM

    Why does having John Elway as a boss seem to lead to hospital stays?

  7. iaintsaying says: Oct 10, 2016 2:34 PM

    Broncos fan here. I got sick watching the game too🙂

  8. dstreibigsdose says: Oct 10, 2016 3:17 PM

    Hope he gets well quickly, he’s done such a great job since he took over.

  9. youknowiknowitall says: Oct 10, 2016 4:35 PM

    Should have ended it at “Hope he gets well quickly, he’s done”.

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