Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak collapsed on the field during the Nov. 3 Sunday Night Football game against the Indianapolis Colts. Kubiak collapsed as the teams were leaving the field for halftime. Medical officials tended to him on the field before he was taken to a hospital.
NBC reporting Texans head coach Gary Kubiak has been taken to the hospital as a precaution. pic.twitter.com/HSkV72oiqw— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November 3, 2013
Bob Kravitz of The Indianapolis Star noted where Kubiak went down and described the stunned, somber tone at Reliant Stadium:
Kubiak just collapsed onto the field as the teams were running off the field at half. Putting on stretcher. Oh, Lord.— Bob Kravitz (@bkravitz) November 3, 2013
Surreal scene here in Houston. Everybody is on their feet, watching things unfold around the 23 yard line. Still be worked on.— Bob Kravitz (@bkravitz) November 3, 2013
After the game, Texans GM Rick Smith said Kubiak was in "stable" condition. On Monday, Nov. 4, it was reported he had suffered a mini-stroke. On Tuesday, Nov. 5, he was cleared to leave the hospital, but Wade Phillips served as interim head coach for Week 10.
Updates From Friday, Nov. 22:
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