Tamar Hamlin: The NFL star got up and asked the doctors who won the game
- Madeline Halbert
- BBC News, New York
American football star Tamar Hamlin collapsed during a game on Monday and woke up Thursday and asked the doctors who treated him at the hospital if his team had won the game.
The Buffalo Bills player suffered heart attack on the field during Monday night’s game at Ohio.
Doctors and their team have shown that “Indicated Progress” You are the last 24 hours “Neurologically intact”.
Hamlin has been in intensive care since being taken off the field.
After waking up he has been communicating with doctors in writing.
Timothy Pritz, one of Hamlin’s doctors, said he heard The game-winner between the Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals for the National Football League (NFL).
“Damar, you win, you win the game of life,” replied the doctor.
Hamlin is still on a ventilator in the intensive care unit at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Earlier on Thursday, treating doctors “proved he was neurologically intact,” Bills said.
“His lungs continue to heal and he continues to make progress,” the team added. “We are grateful for the love and support we have received,” he said.
Shortly before Hamlin’s team released its final report on Thursday, teammate Khair Elam tweeted: “Our guy is fine, awake and showing signs of improvement.”
“Please send prayers,” he asked.
Hamlin is awake and surrounded by family at the hospital, his agent Ron Butler confirmed to CNN.
Hamlin, 24, suffered a heart attack during the game after tackling Cincinnati Bengals receiver Dee Higgins. After the crash he fell backwards on the ground.
He received medical attention on the field for more than 30 minutes, during which time he was revived once, according to Jordan Rooney, the player’s friend and marketing agent.
Hamlin was drafted into the NFL in 2021 out of the University of Pittsburgh, where he played college football.
The NFL announced the decision Thursday Permanently canceled andBills game against the Bengals interrupted by the incident.
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