Buffalo Bills Safety Damar Hamlin Suffered Cardiac Arrest Following A Hit In Monday Night’s Game

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Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin (24) suffered cardiac arrest following a hit in Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. After the hit, Halmin stood up and immediately fell backwards onto the ground.

The game came to a pause and ultimately was suspended. Hamlin received CPR on the filed for roughly 9 minutes where is heartbeat was restored. He was then rushed to the hospital via ambulance.

The Bills management has provided an update on Hamlin’s condition.

“He is currently sedated and listed in critical condition,” the team said.

“Hamlin received immediate medical attention on the field by team and independent medical staff and local paramedics. He was then transported to a local hospital where he is in critical condition,” the NFL league said in a statement.

“Our thoughts are with Damar and the Buffalo Bills. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

After news spread of Damar’s condition, donations began pouring in to a GoFundMe fundraiser he started in 2020 to raise money to purchase toys for children, writing at the time, “As I embark on my journey to the NFL, I will never forget where I come from and I am committed to using my platform to positively impact the community that raised me. I created The Chasing M’s Foundation as a vehicle that will allow me to deliver that impact.”

In just hours, the GoFundMe received over $3.3 million in donations from over 120k donors.

(AP Photo/Jeff Dean)