Damar Hamlin injury latest news: Buffalo Bills star’s family release statement after player’s hit injury in NFL game

Bills safety Damar Hamlin remained on the pitch after scary knock

NFL player Damar Hamlin is in critical condition in hospital after suffering cardiac arrest on the field during a game Monday night. Buffalo Bills safety collapsed to the ground after tackling Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins before being treated by first responders.

CPR was administered and his heart rate restored on the pitch before Hamlin was taken from the pitch in an ambulance to a local hospital. “Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest following a hit in our game against the Bengals,” the Bills said on their official Twitter account.

“His heart rhythm was restored in the field and he was transferred to UC Medical Center for further testing and treatment. He is currently sedated and listed in critical condition.

Hamlin’s family thanked the fans and praised the work of the medical staff and the support of the Bengals and coach Zac Taylor. “We are deeply moved by the prayers, kind words and donations from fans across the country,” a statement said Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Troy Vincent, executive vice president of football operations for the NFL, refuted the report broadcast by ESPN that both teams had a five-minute warm-up period to resume play. not where it came from,” Vincent said. “It never occurred to us to talk about warming up to resume play. It’s ridiculous. It’s insensitive. This is not a place where we should be.

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Damar Hamlin had to be resuscitated twice by doctors, his family says

Hamlin, 24, remains in critical condition at a Cincinnati hospital following the shocking incident.

Graeme MassieJanuary 4, 2023 1:03 a.m.

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NFL reporter provides update on Hamlin’s condition

I learned tonight that “Damar Hamlin’s breathing is improving”. We continue to pray,” tweeted Josina Anderson of CBS Sports.

Graeme MassieJanuary 4, 2023 12:32 a.m.

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Damar Hamlin’s GoFundMe at nearly $5 million

The NFL player wanted to raise $2,500 to support a community toy drive, but after he collapsed on Monday night, donations poured in.

“This fundraiser was originally created to support a toy drive for the Damar community, sponsored by the Chasing M’s Foundation. However, it has received renewed support in light of the current Battle of Damar and we can only thank you all enough. Your generosity and compassion means the world to us,” the account updated Tuesday.

“If you would like to show your support and contribute to Damar’s community initiatives and current struggle, this is the place to do it. This is the only fund currently used by the Hamlin family.

Graeme MassieJanuary 3, 2023 11:52 p.m.

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Buffalo Sabers players wear Hamlin shirts to NHL game

Graeme MassieJanuary 3, 2023 11:31 p.m.

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NFL players urge people to stop posting Damar Hamlin collapse video

The Buffalo Bills player went into cardiac arrest after being tackled in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals this week.

Graeme MassieJanuary 3, 2023 11:11 p.m.

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NFL analyst pauses to pray for Damar Hamlin live

NFL analyst Dan Orlovsky stopped to pray aloud for Damar Hamlin live.

Orlovsky, a former NFL quarterback, said he’s heard a lot about praying for the injured Buffalo Bills player and wants to do it publicly on ESPN. NFL live Pin up.

Graeme MassieJanuary 3, 2023 10:45 p.m.

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All of us who watch this brutal – but thrilling – sport are responsible for what happened to Damar Hamlin

The NFL has long been accused of ignoring the dangers of sport and the controversy riven by race and class, writes Andrew Buncombe.

Graeme MassieJanuary 3, 2023 10:21 p.m.

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What is the commotio cordis? Traumatic injury that may have led to Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest

An emergency specialist says the trauma likely happened just as the heart was about to beat again.

Gustaf Kilander has the story.

Graeme MassieJanuary 3, 2023 9:54 p.m.

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ESPN analyst sheds light on coverage of Hamlin meltdown

“As I walked to set, my only thought was, ‘What exactly do they want us to say?’ That’s all Adam Schefter and I thought,” he told the outlet.

Damar Hamlin, 24, remains in critical condition at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after collapsing during Monday night’s game.

“I’ve hit people and been hit so many times on this court, and seeing this play out where we watch life and death play out on national television is an uncomfortable feeling,” McFarland added.

“When I saw the look on the faces of the coaches and the doctors, I knew it was different. Then you hear they do CPR, which means he has trouble breathing. All I could think about was life or death for this young man. It’s something I never thought would happen on an NFL field.

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Graeme MassieJanuary 3, 2023 9:31 p.m.

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Joe Biden prays for Damar Hamlin, says White House.

“The President saw the horrific news of Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest during the game last night – it was, as I said, horrific and millions of people saw it across the country “, Mr. Biden’s press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre, said in a Tuesday briefing.

“We hope his condition and health improve quickly, and like the rest of the nation, our thoughts and prayers are with him, his family and his teammates.”

Graeme MassieJanuary 3, 2023 9:14 p.m.

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