Posted originally on the CTH on January 3, 2023 | Sundance
In a tragic event Buffalo Bills player Damar Halmin (#3) collapsed unconscious after a routine collision during with Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins. The game was in the first quarter at Paycor Stadium. After the hit and tackle, Hamlin got up off the ground, stood in place for a moment and then collapsed unconscious on the field.
The 24-year-old was immediately tended to by medical personnel and was administered CPR for roughly 10 minutes. He was unresponsive as he was put on a stretcher. Hamlin was given oxygen as he was loaded into an ambulance on the field. He was then transported to UC Medical Center, a level one trauma center, where he is in critical condition, according to the league. Hamlin has a pulse but is not breathing on his own.
The NFL suspended the game and issued the following statement:
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