Bills’ Damar Hamlin ‘Awake’ And ‘Neurologically Intact’ After Collapse

Buffalo Bills' Siran Neal (33) and Nyheim Hines react after teammate Damar Hamlin was injured during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)

At a glance

  • The Bills and the NFL got the Damar Hamlin update they were waiting for.
  • The team said in a statement Thursday morning that the Bills safety is “neurologically intact” and has “shown remarkable improvement over the past 24 hours.”
  • Hamlin collapsed in the first quarter of the Bills’ game against the Bengals on Monday and was administered CPR on the field after he stopped breathing. Hamlin was rushed to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he remains in the ICU.
  • The Bills said that he remains “critically ill” but “his lungs continue to heal and he is making steady progress.”

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