Damar Hamlin update: Family of Buffalo Bills DB releases statement on hospitalization
Damar Hamlin was hospitalized late Monday night following an incident on Monday Night Football. A defender for the Buffalo Bills, Hamlin collapsed after making a tackle against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Hamlin received CPR on the field before being transferred to the hospital. He remains in critical condition as of Tuesday morning.
Hamlin’s family also released a statement, thanking everyone for their support and those involved in the care for Damar.
Announcement directly from Damar’s family: pic.twitter.com/MdzgxUmVfg
— Jordon Rooney (@jordonr) January 3, 2023
“On behalf of our family, we want to express our sincere gratitude for the love and support shown to Damar during this challenging time,” the statement reads. “We are deeply moved by the prayers, kinds words, and donations from fans around the country.
“We also want to acknowledge the dedicated first responders and healthcare professionals at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center who hav eprovided exceptional are to Damar. We feel blessed to be a part of the Buffalo Bills organization and to have their support. We also want to thank Coach (Zac) Taylor and the Bengals for everything they’ve done.”
Fans, players and coaches from around the country will continue to extend thoughts and prayers to Hamlin and his family.