NFL star Damar Hamlin is ‘awake’ after cardiac arrest horror

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The Buffalo Bills have released as a statement along with Damar Hamlin’s teammate sharing some positive news after the Buffalo Bills safety suffered a cardiac arrest in Monday night’s NFL fixture. The scary incident saw Hamlin collapse on the field after a hit and needed medical attention for over 30 minutes before he was taken to hospital, after it was revealed he was in a ‘critical condition’. On Thursday, Bills rookie Kaiir Elam stated that Hamlin has now awoken with his condition improving. 

Elam tweeted: “Our boy is doing better, awake and showing more signs of improvement. Thank you God. Keep the prayers coming please. All love 3!”. 

Since Elam’s tweet, the Bills have also shared a statement, stating that he has shown ‘remarkable improvements’. The statement reads: “Per the phyisicans caring for Damar Hamlin at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Damar has shown remarkable improvement over the past 24 hours. While still critically ill, he has demonstatrated that he appears to be neurologically intact. His lungs continue to heal and he is making steady progress. We are grateful for the love and support we have received.”

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