Damar Hamlin faces a 'length recovery' from the cardiac arrest he suffered on the field.


Greater than two weeks after Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest throughout a sport, a consultant for Hamilin says the defensive participant has an extended highway forward of him.

Hamlin’s longtime pal and enterprise companion Jordon Rooney mentioned to CNN: “Regardless of being out of the hospital, Damar nonetheless has a prolonged restoration.

“Damar nonetheless requires oxygen and is having his coronary heart monitored repeatedly. He has visited with the group a number of instances however he nonetheless will get winded very simply. He’s upbeat and optimistic and able to proceed to beat this.”

The assertion comes after Payments head coach Sean McDermott instructed reporters that Hamlin has been on the group facility virtually day by day, CNN previously reported.

“It’s restricted, simply general, however he is available in and – it actually simply began actually right this moment or yesterday – simply making an attempt to get again to a little bit little bit of a routine, simply getting himself acclimated once more, taking it one child step at a time,” mentioned McDermott on Wednesday as he spoke about Hamlin.

“His look, like strolling round right here, it’s a optimistic factor and to see three [Hamlin wears the No. 3 on his jersey] simply smile and simply wave and simply put his hearts up and preserve it pushing. It’s a optimistic vitality bubble that’s simply floating across the facility,” mentioned offensive lineman Dion Dawkins.

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The Payments are set to play the Cincinnati Bengals – the group Buffalo performed in opposition to when Hamlin collapsed on the sector – on Sunday within the AFC divisional spherical at 3 p.m. ET.