Damar Hamlin is improving after cardiac arrest and big scare during the NFL game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals. Damar, the 24-year-old Bills safety, took to social media to thank everyone for the love he received in the days following the incident.
The cause of the cardiac arrest suffered in the field in any case must be investigated before talking about a complete recovery. However doctors at the hospital where the player is being treated said Damar has intact neurological conditions.
Immediate help from the doctors, who attempted to revive him for over 30 minutes, also giving him cardiac massage, all under the eyes of his family who were there to watch the game. The player was later rushed to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition.
A heartbreaking scene that was witnessed, with teammates who gathered in a circle around him to act as a screen while the intervention of the doctors took place. As a result of the shocking incident, the matchup between the Buffalo Bills and the Bengals was permanently cancelled.
Damar wrote: "Swinging love in the world comes back to you three times as much. I am grateful for everyone who has thought or prayed for me. This makes me even stronger in the journey of recovery, keep praying for me."
What happens now in the NFL
The NFL has decided that the match between the Bills and the Bengals, which was suspended immediately after the accident involving Damar Hamlin, will not be resumed and has been cancelled.
Choice that will affect the rankings and the last day of the NFL regular season. There was a vote in favor of the eventual dispute in the AFC final on neutral ground, a decision which however will be taken on the basis of the results of the last day.
If both the Bills and Chiefs win at the weekend, the bye will go to Kansas City. If, however, Buffalo wins and the Chiefs don't, there will be no need for neutral field. If necessary, the location will be chosen at a later time.
If Baltimore wins in Cincinnati, still facing the Bengals in the first round of the playoffs, the coin will decide whose home game will be played.
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