Monday night, during a primetime us national football league game, buffalo bills’ quarterback, damar hamlin, suffered a cardiac arrest. players from both teams gathered around hamlin as medical staff provided cpr and oxygen. jordon rooney, hamlin’s representative, tweeted an update about his condition, citing that his vitals had returned to normal and that the medical staff had put him to sleep to insert a breathing tube. on-field medical attention was administered for more than 30 minutes before he was taken to a local hospital, with his heartbeat being restored on the field. as a result, the nfl suspended the game for the night, a rare occurrence in the league.
Incident happened during a primetime us national football league game on monday night. it took place on the field, with players from both teams gathering around buffalo bills’ quarterback, damar hamlin, as emergency medical staff provided cpr and oxygen. the suspension of the game was a rare occurrence in the nfl, with the nfl players’ association releasing a statement, saying that their primary concern was with hamlin’s health and well-being.
Is believed that the cardiac arrest was caused when higgins’ helmet hit hamlin in the chest during a tackle. tests were being run, with updates promised as they became available. darryl hamlin was a standout at the university of pittsburgh before being drafted by the buffalo bills in the 2021 nfl draft. an online gofundme page for the toy drive was reshared and has since raised nearly $3m (â£2.5m). lebron james shared his thoughts on the injury of buffalo bills player damar hamlin, saying, “it was a terrible thing to see and i wish nothing but the best for that kid.” new york governor kathy hochul expressed her prayers for hamlin and his family. buildings across cincinnati were lit up in blue on monday evening to show support for hamlin.