Buffalo Payments security Damar Hamlin is in vital situation after collapsing throughout the NFL’s Monday night time recreation.
Within the first quarter, after tackling Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tee Higgins, the 24-year-old stood up then immediately collapsed on the sector. Medical professionals administered CPR for greater than 10 minutes whereas his teammates, many visibly emotional, surrounded Hamlin.
“He was then transported to a neighborhood hospital the place he’s in vital situation,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stated in a Jan. 2 assertion. “Our ideas are with Damar and the Buffalo Payments. We’ll present extra data because it turns into obtainable.”
An hour after his collapse, the NFL shared the sport, then briefly suspended, can be postponed.
Social media shortly flooded with an outpouring of help for the College of Pittsburgh alum. “The sport shouldn’t be vital,” J.J. Watt tweeted. “Damar Hamlin’s life is vital. Please be okay. Please.” Added Baker Mayfield, “Unbelievably unhappy…. Coronary heart is extraordinarily heavy proper now. Prayers for @HamlinIsland his well being and the Hamlin Household now. Life is simply too vital. Cherish each second.”