Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak won’t coach the team Thursday night after he was diagnosed with a complex migraine condition, Broncos executive vice president of football operations and general manager John Elway announced.
“He’s going to have this week off. He’s going to be back on Monday,” Elway said.
Elway said Kubiak was “on the way home” from the hospital Monday afternoon.
Special-teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis will be the interim coach for Thursday night’s game against the San Diego Chargers.
DeCamillis said his message to the team was “we have to get ready to roll quick.”
Elway said offensive coordinator Rick Dennison will call plays on offense and Wade Phillips will continue to call plays on defense.
Elway said this week is for Kubiak to continue to meet with doctors. Elway said he was “encouraged” by the long-term prognosis for Kubiak to come back to work next Monday.
When asked if Kubiak wanted to coach this week, Elway said, “we didn’t give him a chance” and added “this week for Gary is about Gary.”
Elway said Kubiak didn’t feel well before Sunday’s game and that Kubiak became “very tired” and “lethargic” after the game before he was taken to the hospital.
ESPN’s Jeff Legwold contributed to this report.