The Buffalo Bills and cornerback Kaiir Elam offered updates on security Damar Hamlin Thursday morning.
Elam tweeted that the second-year professional is “awake and displaying extra indicators of enchancment.”
“Our boy is doing higher, awake and displaying extra indicators of enchancment,” Elam posted to Twitter. “Thank you God. Keep the prayers coming please. All love 3!”
Hamlin has been in crucial situation since Monday evening, when he suffered a cardiac arrest following successful on Cincinnati Bengals extensive receiver Tee Higgins.
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Hamlin fell to the turf following the deal with and was administered CPR earlier than an ambulance rushed him to the hospital.
The Bills additionally offered an replace Thursday, saying that Hamlin has proven “outstanding enchancment” and seems to be “neurologically intact.”
Hamlin’s terrifying collapse to the turf surprised the NFL world because the league awaited information on his standing.
Thursday’s replace is essentially the most optimistic since Hamlin was rushed to the hospital Monday evening.
Hamlin reportedly has been responsive after opening his eyes final evening, in accordance with the NFL Network.
“[Bills] S Damar Hamlin opened his eyes final evening and is responsive. Truly unbelievable,” NFL Network posted to Twitter on Thursday. “One factor that is very clear from chatting with these near him: They are endlessly appreciative of the medical care given to Hamlin on the sector instantly, then over the past 72 hours.”
Thoughts and prayers have poured in for Hamlin throughout the sports activities world since Monday evening, which Hamlin’s company acknowledged Thursday.
“The outpouring of help for Damar throughout the nation has been wonderful,” Agency 1 Sports mentioned in an announcement. “Thank you for the calls, messages, and emails. Damar has made substantial enchancment in a single day. We are so grateful for the entire first responders, docs, and hospital workers and each one who has performed a task on this course of.
“Please proceed to wish for Damar and we are going to present updates as they’re obtainable.”
The Bills will apply on Thursday for the primary time since Hamlin’s cardiac arrest.