Damar HamlinThe Buffalo Payments linebacker has a lung harm and is unable to breathe on his personal after collapsing on the sphere throughout Monday evening’s recreation in opposition to the Cincinnati Bengals, his uncle says.
The participant was receiving 100% oxygen from a ventilator however has now dropped to 50%, Dorian Glenn mentioned Tuesday evening.
Glenn says Hamlin’s coronary heart stopped twice, as soon as on the sphere whereas being resuscitated and once more on the hospital, “and so they needed to hit him with a defibrillator.”
“Individuals who do not even know us are exhibiting love and help, and we’re so grateful for that,” Glenn mentioned. “I do know these prayers are serving to as a result of he is undoubtedly on the mend… God has a mission for him and that is why he is nonetheless right here.”
The Payments mentioned Tuesday that Hamlin remained there important situation.
Glenn was watching the Payments-Bengals recreation with household in Pittsburgh when he noticed his nephew collapse.
“We went from making an attempt to consolation his little brother to the entire front room crying. We had been all in tears,” Glenn mentioned.
Medical personnel on the sphere shortly started CPR earlier than transporting Hamlin to the hospital.
“If it wasn’t for what they did, my nephew could be useless proper now,” he added.
Payments mentioned Hamlin went into cardiac arrest. He stays within the intensive care unit on the College of Cincinnati Medical Heart.
Followers round Cincinnati rallied for the 24-year-old on Tuesday. A vigil outdoors the hospital held a second of silence at 8:55 p.m. when Hamlin collapsed on Monday.
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