After cardiac arrest, NFL’s Damar Hamlin backs Cherfilus-McCormick’s plan for more defibrillators in schools
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin joined U.S. Rep. Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick, D-Fla., and Bill Posey, R-Fla., in promoting equip schools, and provide training, for administering life-saving treatment to athletes, students and others who go into sudden cardiac arrest.sun-sentinel.com
Hamlin: I meant no religious disrespect for wearing jacket
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin said Wednesday he never intended to offend anyone for attending the Super Bowl wearing a jacket that critics deemed to feature an offensive depiction of Jesus. “After talking with my parents I understand how my coat could have offended some people,” Hamlin wrote in a note posted on his Twitter account. “It was never my intentions to hurt or disrespect anyone, the coat is abstract art to me.”news.yahoo.com
Scripps News School AED Probe gets Attention in Congress
Rep. Cherfilus-McCormick, a Florida Democrat, will lead a bipartisan push for more school AEDs. “There was a little boy in Kentucky who recently passed away and he had cardiac arrest,” Cherfilus-McCormick. “The school actually did have an AED.”Matthew Mangine Jr. dropped to the ground during a soccer practice in 2020, in sudden cardiac arrest. Applying an AED within three to five minutes of a cardiac arrest, or sooner, can mean the difference between life and death. “Bystanders respond to cardiac arrest all the time and save lives.thewestsidegazette.com
Damar Hamlin’s Super Bowl Jacket Condemned And Called Blasphemous By Adrian Peterson, Fans Defend Hamlin
NFL running back Adrian Peterson, who was furious after seeing Damar Hamlin‘s jacket at the Super Bowl, said he has now personally reached out to the 24-year-old athlete to express his thoughts. Peterson first condemned Hamlin on Sunday, taking issue with his jacket because it featured a crucifix with an altered Jesus head. “Blasphemy!!” Peterson… Continue reading Damar Hamlin’s Super Bowl Jacket Condemned And Called Blasphemous By Adrian Peterson, Fans Defend Hamlinnews.yahoo.com
Damar Hamlin put prayer in football back in the spotlight
When medical personnel rushed onto the field to save Damar Hamlin’s life after the Buffalo Bills’ defensive back collapsed during a game last month in Cincinnati, many people witnessing the horrifying scene did the only thing they could to help.
Hamlin appears during Super Bowl event to receive award
Damar Hamlin made a brief appearance in Phoenix during Super Bowl week to receive the NFLPA's Alan Page Community Award. The Buffalo Bills safety received the award at the Phoenix Convention Center on Wednesday, a little over a month after he went into cardiac arrest and needed to be resuscitated on the field in Cincinnati. “One of my favorite quotes: it’s a blessing to be a blessing,” Hamlin said, reading from a brief statement with his parents on stage with him.news.yahoo.com
Hamlin thankful, speaks publicly for 1st time in video
Damar Hamlin released a video Saturday in which he says he’s thankful for the outpouring of support and vows to pay it back, marking the first time the Buffalo Bills safety has spoken publicly since he went into cardiac arrest and needed to be resuscitated on the field in Cincinnati on Jan. 2.
Depleted Bills produce a dud in playoff loss to Bengals
Adversity finally caught up to the Buffalo Bills, who were left depleted and defeated while closing an emotionally draining season two wins short of their Super Bowl aspirations. Unable to draw on the motivational inspiration of injured teammate Von Miller displaying the Super Bowl trophy he won last year in the locker room this week or injured safety Damar Hamlin’s surprise appearance at the stadium Sunday, the Bills delivered a dud in a 27-10 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in a divisional playoff game. “Keep their head up,” coach Sean McDermott said he told his players afterward.news.yahoo.com
Bills' Hamlin faces long recovery, family spokesman tells AP
A family spokesman for Damar Hamlin tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Bills safety still faces a long rehabilitation despite enjoying a remarkable recovery some three weeks after having to be resuscitated on the field during a game in Cincinnati.
Bills' Hamlin faces long recovery, family spokesman tells AP
Remarkable as Damar Hamlin’s recovery has been, the Buffalo Bills safety still faces a lengthy rehabilitation some three weeks after going into cardiac arrest and needing to be resuscitated on the field during a game in Cincinnati, his marketing representative told The Associated Press on Thursday night. “Damar still requires oxygen and is having his heart monitored regularly to ensure there are no setbacks or after effects,” Jordon Rooney said. “Though he is able to visit the team’s facility, Damar is not in position to travel often, and requires additional rest to help his body heal.”news.yahoo.com
Tampa Bay's Russell Gage carted off field vs. Dallas
Just two weeks after Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed and needed to be resuscitated on the field, another sobering moment occurred in front of a prime-time audience on Monday night when Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Russell Gage was taken off by stretcher late in the fourth quarter of a wild-card playoff game against Dallas. Gage was injured when he stumbled on a route, went to the ground, couldn’t make the catch and took a hard shot to the neck from Donovan Wilson. Players from both teams took a knee and prayed while medical personnel attended to Gage.news.yahoo.com
Damar Hamlin cheers on teammates from home as the Buffalo Bills safety continues his recovery
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin continues his recovery after being released from the hospital last week. Hamlin tweeted cheering on his teammates as the Bills won their wild card game against the Miami Dolphins.news.yahoo.com
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin plans to attend wild-card playoff game two weeks after collapse
Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who is still recovering after going into cardiac arrest during a game at Cincinnati two weeks ago, plans to attend Buffalo’s wild-card playoff home game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, a person with direct knowledge of the player’s schedule told The Associated Press.chicagotribune.com
Damar Hamlin visits Buffalo Bills practice just 2 weeks after collapse
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin dropped by a team practice Saturday, less than two weeks after he collapsed during a football game after suffering a cardiac arrest. Hamlin was released from a hospital Wednesday as he continues his remarkable recovery.news.yahoo.com
Damar Hamlin's toy drive: What's the plan for the $8.6M?
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin plans to support young people through education and sports with the $8.6 million in GoFundMe donations that unexpectedly poured into his toy drive fundraiser after he suffered a cardiac arrest in the middle of a game last week.
Football fans grapple with violent side of a beloved sport
The harrowing on-field collapse of Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin has forced some fans to confront a truth they’ve always known but hated to think about: Football, a game with violence in its DNA, can go from exciting and joyous to dark and tragic in a flash.