On Wednesday, the Buffalo Bills will meet for their first soccer-related team activity. the team announced.Safety Dumar Hamlin collapsed on the field after a tackle and required CPR before being taken to UC Medical Center in Cincinnati.
No media available for coaches or players.
Hamlin, who remains critically ill, suffered a serious injury in the first quarter of Week 17’s game against the Bills against the Cincinnati Bengals. Hamlin initially stood after the tackle but soon collapsed. Medical personnel assisted him and gave him CPR and oxygen before leaving the field in an ambulance.
CBS Sports’ NFL insider Josina Anderson reported Tuesday night that things are taking a positive turn in Hamlin.
The scene was visibly emotional and upsetting with the players and coaches of both teams and the fans watching. Both head coaches met on the field, took the players to the locker room, and decided to suspend the game.The match was then postponed and the league later announcedNo word yet on whether games will resume before the playoffs.
Players and fans across the league have shown their support for Hamlin, his family and the Bills.The team and players also sent a positive message in his manner, and the stadium was lit up blue in his honor.
The Bills are scheduled to play the New England Patriots on Sunday, Week 18 at 1:00 p.m.