UPDATE: Damar Hamlin Suffered Cardiac Arrest, Is in Critical Condition

by J Pelkey
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The Buffalo Bills issued a statement early Tuesday on Damar Hamlin’s condition after he collapsed and was taken off of the field via ambulance Monday night.

Damar collapsed after making a tackle on Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins in the first quarter of the ESPN Monday night game in Cincinnati. The game was suspended with 5:58 left in the first quarter with the Bengals ahead 7-3, and later was postponed by the NFL.

“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. He is currently sedated and listed in critical condition.”

Statement by the NFL, issued Monday night:

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Statement by Tee Higgins, “My prayers and thoughts go out to @HamlinIsland the Hamlin Family. I’m praying that you pull through bro. Love”

Ambulance on the field:

The players were visibly distraught:

ESPN reported:

Fans have donated over $3 million to Hamlin’s annual toy drive since he was injured Monday night:

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