Bills Safety Damar Hamlin Suffered An On-Field Cardiac Arrest Last Night, Still In Critical Condition

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Last night, we may have witnessed the most horrific scene to ever occur on live TV during an NFL game.

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin was tackling Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins, and it appeared to be just a routine tackle.

However, Hamlin got up for one second, and proceeded to fall right back down, appearing to collapse and lose consciousness.

Medical staff made their way onto the field, and performed CPR and gave him oxygen for around nine minutes, as players looked on with tears in their eyes and horror.

The 24-year-old former Pitt Panther was then taken to the University of Cincinnati Hospital, as his family rode in the ambulance with him.

It was unknown at the time what his condition was, but judging by everybody’s faces, this wasn’t something we’ve seen on the football field before.

Bills head coach Sean McDermott and Bengals head coach Zac Taylor spoke with officials and suspended the game, and ultimately, the NFL postponed the game after the horrific events that had just unfolded.

With that being said, the Buffalo Bills shared their latest update on the status of Hamlin, sharing in a tweet:

“Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest following a hit in our game versus the Bengals. His heartbeat was restored on the field and he was transferred to the UC Medical Center for further testing and treatment.”

Please continue to keep Hamlin and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Hamlin started a GoFund Me to raise money for toys for children this holiday season, the fund has since received more than $3 million dollars.

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