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Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin Suffers Cardiac Arrest in Monday Night Football Game

HeadlineJan 03, 2023

In sports news, Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin remains hospitalized in critical condition after he suffered a cardiac arrest on the field at Monday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. The 24-year-old collapsed less than six minutes into the game’s first quarter after making a tackle. Medical staff administered CPR and used a defibrillator to restore his pulse, before bringing an ambulance onto the field. The game was indefinitely suspended as other players wept. Hamlin was rushed to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he was intubated and sedated. Hamlin’s injury came just minutes after Bills defensive back Taron Johnson left the game with a head injury, and just days after Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa suffered his third head injury of the season — following a concussion that left him hospitalized in week four.

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