damar hamlin shocked the NFL world after fading out after making a tackle on Tee Higgins in the first quarter of the Week 17 game between the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals at Paycor Stadium.
The 24-year-old safety got to his feet after knocking down the Bengals wide receiver and after taking a few steps he vanished.
The second-year player received CPR as he had a pulse but was unable to breathe, according to Joe Danneman’s report. Andy Furman of FSRadioindicates that Hamlin is at Cincinnati UC Medical Center in critical condition.
The NFL announced through a press release published on its social networks that the game between the Bills and the Bengals has been officially postponed.
“Tonight’s game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals has been postponed after Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin collapsedNFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced. Hamlin received immediate medical attention on the field from the team, independent medical personnel and local paramedics. He was later transported to a local hospital, where he is in critical condition.
“Our thoughts are with Damar and the Buffalo Bills. We will provide more information as it becomes available. The NFL has been in constant communication with the NFL Players Association, which has agreed to postpone the game,” the statement said.