NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV/AP) -- One of Tennessee's assistant coaches left the press box during the first quarter of Sunday's game at Indianapolis due to a "medical issue."

Emergency personnel was called to the coaches' box after Titans defensive coordinator Dean Pees came out of the box and asked for assistance.

The coach walked out under his power but was asked to sit in the wheelchair so they could take him to a lower level for further examination.

Was transported to an Indy hospital after leaving the press box in a wheelchair.

The Titans later issued a statement saying he had left the stadium for further observation.

"Titans Defensive Coordinator Dean Pees was experiencing a medical issue during the game," the Titans said in a statement. "He was tended to by medical personnel and was transported to a local hospital for further observation."

After the game, Titans Head Coach Mike Vrabel gave another update on Pees' condition. 

"Dean's doing OK," Vrabel said. "They're going to keep him overnight for some tests, but everything that I've heard as of now has been very positive that he should make a full recovery and be fine."

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