Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin (24) suffered a cardiac arrest during Monday’s game against Cincinnati, but remains in critical condition but has shown signs of improvement.
There is still concern at the Cincinnati hospital, where Damar Hamlin has been since Monday. The Buffalo Bills safety was taken there after suffering a cardiac arrest during the game against the Bengals, counting for the penultimate day of the NFL regular season. The 24-year-old player, resuscitated on the pitch thanks to cardiac massage, is still in critical condition. But Wednesday evening (French time), his frankness confided that there were signs of hope. » Damar remains in intensive care in critical condition with signs of improvement seen yesterday and overnight. He is expected to remain in intensive care as his healthcare team continues to monitor and care for him,” the New York-based franchise tweeted. On Wednesday, the player’s friend and agent said « things were going in the right direction ».
Donations for the Hamlin Foundation are skyrocketing
Finally some good news, after this accident which shocked the whole country. Fallen live in the Monday game of the most popular of American sports, Damar Hamlin is in the thoughts of many people in the United States, especially in the world of sport. Several stadiums and rooms in the country have also been adorned with red and blue, the colors of the Bills, in recent nights. Indiana Pacers (NBA) player TJ McConnell arrived at the hall wearing Hamlin’s jersey, a native of Pennsylvania like him. Gestures that moved the player’s family: “On behalf of our family, we would like to express our sincere gratitude for the love and support given to Damar during this difficult time. We’re deeply moved by the prayers, kind words, and donations from fans across the country (donations for his 2020-established foundation jumped from $3,000 to $7 million in three days, ed). We would also like to thank the dedicated first responders and healthcare professionals at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center who provided Damar with exceptional care. We feel so lucky to be part of the Buffalo Bills organization and to have their support. We also want to thank Coach (Zac) Taylor and the Bengals for all they have done. In addition, the NFLa indicates that the match between Cincinnati and Bufallo, stopped after the tragedy, will not be played this weekend.