Payments security Damar Hamlin is in good spirits as he stays hospitalized in Buffalo, the crew introduced Tuesday.
“Not dwelling fairly simply but,” Hamlin tweeted. “Nonetheless doing & passing a bunch of take a look at. Particular thank-you to Buffalo Common it’s been nothing however love since arrival! Preserve me in y’all prayers please! #3strong.”
The 24-year-old Hamlin was launched from the College of Cincinnati Medical Middle Monday, and transferred to Buffalo Common Medical Middle/Gates Vascular Institute one week after he suffered cardiac arrest on the sphere throughout a sport towards the Bengals on Jan. 2.
Hamlin — who was joined by his dad and mom, Mario and Nina Hamlin, and youthful brother Damir on the Buffalo space hospital — goes via a collection of testing and analysis on Tuesday, the Payments stated.
“The crew at Buffalo Common Medical Middle/Gates Vascular Institute is now tasked with figuring out any potential causes of the occasion, probably deal with any pathology that could be discovered, in addition to plan for his restoration, discharge and rehabilitation,” the Payments stated in an announcement Tuesday.
Payments security Damar Hamlin posts a photograph from his hospital mattress on the College of Cincinnati Medical Middle earlier than watching Buffalo play the Patriots on Jan. 8, 2023.Twitter/Damar Hamlin
Payments head coach Sean McDermott briefly noticed Hamlin when he touched down in Buffalo early Monday.
“He’s simply very drained however he appears comfortable and comfortable to be again in Buffalo and round a well-known space to him,” McDermott stated.
Hamlin has been speaking with the crew through FaceTime, and was on the cellphone to interrupt down the crew huddle after Sunday’s 35-23 win over the Patriots.
Followers look on because the ambulance leaves carrying Payments security Damar Hamlin after he suffered cardiac arrest towards the Bengals at Paycor Stadium on Jan. 2, 2023 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Getty Photos
The second-year security was capable of watch the sport from his hospital room in Cincinnati, the place his docs stated he was so excited that he set off each alarm within the ICU.
“When the opening kickoff was run again, he jumped up and down, obtained out of his chair, and set, I believe, each alarm off within the ICU within the course of,” Dr. Timothy Pritts, division chief of common surgical procedure, stated Monday.
Nyheim Hines of the Payments returned the opening kickoff towards the Patriots 96 yards for a landing at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, the place followers held indicators in help of Hamlin. The Payments honored Hamlin previous to kickoff and devoted the win to him.
Payments security Damar Hamlin after a sport towards the Tennessee Titans at Highmark Stadium on Sept. 19, 2022 in Orchard Park, New York. Getty Photos
All NFL groups in motion all through the weekend held moments of help for Hamlin and honored him with t-shirts that learn: “Love for Damar.”
Hamlin was in essential situation and on a ventilator whereas hospitalized at UC Medical Middle. He woke up from a medically induced sedation Wednesday night time, and has continued to point out enchancment in his restoration, Pritts and the hospital’s director of emergency drugs Dr. William Knight stated throughout a press convention on Thursday.
Pritts additionally stated that it’s too quickly to find out whether or not Hamlin will play soccer once more.
The Payments share a message of help for security Damar Hamlin throughout a sport towards the Patriots at Highmark Stadium on Jan. 8, 2023 in Orchard Park, New York. Getty Photos
Hamlin continues to share updates about his restoration on Twitter.
“Grateful for the superior care I obtained at UCMC,” Hamlin tweeted Monday afternoon. “Completely satisfied to be again in Buffalo. The docs and nurses at Buffalo Common have already made me really feel at dwelling!”
In a separate tweet, Hamlin thanked the general public for his or her help.
“Watching the world come collectively round me on Sunday was actually a tremendous feeling,” he wrote. “The identical love you all have proven me is similar love that I plan to place again into the world n extra. Larger than soccer!”