Buffalo Bills DB Damar Hamlin: Vitals Normal, But Placed on Breathing Tube in Critical Condition

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The marketing rep for safety Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills updated his status after a frightening collapse during Monday’s game against Cincinnati Bengals.

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who is in critical condition following a scary on-field injury against the Cincinnati Bengals Monday night, has normal vitals has but been put on a breathing tube, per a statement from Hamlin’s marketing rep, Jordan Rooney.

Rooney took to Twitter after Monday’s game was postponed to update fans on Hamlin’s status.

Update on Damar:

His vitals are back to normal and they have put him to sleep to put a breathing tube down his throat. They are currently running tests.

We will keep you posted on any updates.

The league announced the postponement of the game at approximately 10: 05 p.m. ET per an announcement by Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Hamlin was a sixth-round draft pick by the Bills last year. He had fallen to the ground and lost consciousness in the first quarter after a hard tackle on Tee Higgins, Bengals receiver.

This season, Hamlin has 63 solo tackles, one forced fumble, 1.5 sacks and two passes defended. He appeared in all 15 games for the Bills this season prior to Monday night. A flood of support quickly came after the frightening situation. His charity also received $700,000 in the span of an hour.

This is a developing story.


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