Support for Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin has spread well beyond the NFL, especially in the Buffalo community.
The Buffalo Sabers showed love and support for Hamlin and the Bills shortly after security collapsed due to cardiac arrest against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night, and they continued to do so with the custom jerseys they wore before their game against the Buffalo Sabers. Washington Capitals on Tuesday. evening.
Members of the Sabers were seen entering Capital One Arena in Washington DC wearing T-shirts reading «Love for 3», which pays homage to Hamlin’s jersey number with the Bills.
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The Sabers’ Twitter account also shared a new avatar, reading «Pray For Damar» with their number 3 as well. He’s the avatar every NFL account has switched to, showing unity at this difficult time.
«All of Buffalo and #BillsMafia is with you Damar. Praying for you,» Sabers’ account tweeted after Hamlin’s injury Monday night.
The Bills provided an update on Hamlin recently, saying he remains in critical condition after spending the night in the intensive care unit at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Hamlin collapsed on the grass at Paycor Stadium around 8:55 p.m. Monday night. The Bills confirmed what various reports were saying, that Hamlin went into cardiac arrest and needed to have his heart restored on the field before being taken to the hospital for further treatment.
The incident occurred on the Bengals’ second drive, where quarterback Joe Burrow found wide receiver Tee Higgins for a completion. Hamlin and the other Bills were chasing Higgins, who eventually lowered his shoulder into Hamlin’s chest.
After initially getting up, Hamlin collapsed on the turf and medical personnel from both teams rushed to attend to him. He received CPR before being loaded into an ambulance.
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Bills and Bengals players were noticeably shocked by what they saw on the field, some of whom broke down in tears. Others began to pray for their NFL teammate and brother, as no one knew the extent of what was wrong.
The Bills-Bengals game has been postponed and there has been no word from the league on what will happen next.
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All the focus is on Hamlin.