5 Facts About Damar Hamlin, a 24-year-old NFL player who passed out during a game
During the Bills vs. Bengals game on Monday, NFL player Damar Hamlin passed out following a hit.
After a brief suspension of play at 9:18 p.m. EST, the league formally postponed the game at 10:01 p.m. EST.
The team wrote that Damar Hamlin experienced a cardiac arrest as a result of a hit during our game against the Bengals.
After having his heartbeat returned to normal on the field, he was taken to the UC Medical Center for additional examinations and treatment. He is currently sedated and in critical condition.
1 After a significant block, he passed out
About an hour after the incident, the league issued a statement.
Hamlin received immediate medical care on the scene from the team, independent medical personnel, and local paramedics, ...
...according to the report. He was then taken to a nearby hospital, where he is currently in critical condition.
According to ABC, his family, who were in the crowd watching the incident, descended from the stands to join him on the field after it happened.
2 He has the support of his team and family
The two teams that had already qualified for the playoffs were playing in their last two regular-season games.
The Buffalo Bills selected Damar in the sixth round, 212th overall, of the 2021 NFL Draft.
3 He has played professional football for two years
Following Micah Hyde's neck injury that ended his season in week 2, Damar, who had spent his rookie season as a reserve, started as one of the Bills' starting safeties.
4 He was raised by the Pennsylvanian game
After three strong seasons of play, he was named team captain entering his final year of competition. He later went on to play for the ...
...University of Pittsburgh, where as a late-debuting freshman player he recorded 41 tackles and one interception in nine games played.
Damar concentrated on ways he could give back to his community after being selected, and in his first year, he established the Chasing M's Foundation.
He established his own charity