In his first public feedback since going into cardiac arrest on “Monday Night Football,” Damar Hamlin mentioned the love he has acquired has been “overwhelming.”
“When you set actual love out into the world it comes again to you 3x’s as a lot…” the Buffalo Bills security mentioned in an Instagram submit Saturday.
“The Love has been overwhelming, however I’m grateful for each single person who prayed for me and reached out. We brung the world again collectively behind this. If you understand me you understand this solely gone make me stronger. On an extended highway maintain praying for me!”
Fans have contributed over $8 million to his charity toy drive that initially had a aim of $2,500.
Hamlin acquired CPR for over 9 minutes on the sphere Monday towards the Cincinnati Bengals after tackling Tee Higgins. Hamlin stood up however collapsed shortly after. Medical workers additionally used a defibrillator. At one level, a ventilator was offering 100% of his physique’s oxygen at a hospital.
When Hamlin wakened earlier this week, he requested medical doctors who had gained Monday evening’s sport, which had really been postponed and later canceled.
BILLS’ DAMAR HAMLIN REMAINS IN CRITICAL CONDITION, CONTINUES TO MAKE PROGRESS AFTER CARDIAC ARREST
The Bills posted an replace on Hamlin’s situation Saturday afternoon, saying Hamlin stays in important situation whereas persevering with to breathe on his personal.
“Per the physicians at UC Medical Center, Damar is making continued progress in his restoration but stays in important situation,” the Bills posted to Twitter.
“He continues to breathe on his personal and his neurological perform is great.”
The report follows Thursday’s replace saying medical doctors have seen a “outstanding enchancment” in Hamlin.
Hamlin spoke along with his Bills teammates Friday morning after having his respiration tube eliminated in a single day.
“Love you boys,” Hamlin instructed his teammates.
The NFL is honoring Hamlin at every Week 18 sport this weekend.
Fox News’ Joe Morgan contributed to this report.