Update on football player Damar Hamlin

January 3, 2023
A photo of a football players praying on the field after NFL player Damar Hamlin collapsed during a Monday night game. Photo Credit: Buffalo Bengals official Twitter account

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A statement from the Hamlin family regarding Damar Hamlin, a player for the Buffalo Bills football team, who suffered cardiac arrest during the first quarter of an NFL match against the Cincinnati Bengals. Following the incident, the game was postponed.

What We Know: Damar Hamlin, 24, collapsed during the Monday night football game after making a tackle. He is in the hospital and remains in critical condition. *This is a developing story.*

  • Hamlin's family was at the game on Monday and his mother reportedly accompanied her son to the hospital. In their family statement released Tuesday, the Hamlin family said, "Please keep Damar in your prayers. We will release updates as soon as we have them."

The Hamlin Family's Full Statement

Bills’ Damar Hamlin in critical condition after cardiac arrest on field, ‘MNF’ halted (Los Angeles Times)

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