Damar Hamlin's agent provides update on his condition after collapse during Monday Night Football
Damar Hamlin’s agent gave an update on the his condition late Monday night.
His agent, Ira Turner, shared this statement:
“Please continue to pray for Damar and his family. We currently have no update at this time. Will ask that you keep the family in your prayers.”
From Damar Hamlin’s agent Ira Turner of @Agency1AMG:
“Please continue to pray for Damar and his family. We currently have no update at this time. Will ask that you keep the family in your prayers.“
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 3, 2023
Jordon Rooney, who identified himself as Hamlin’s marketing rep and friend, shared that Hamlin’s vitals are “back to normal” and that he has been intubated.
Update on Damar:
His vitals are back to normal and they have put him to sleep to put a breathing tube down his throat. They are currently running tests.
We will provide updates as we have them.
— Jordon Rooney (@jordonr) January 3, 2023
Hamlin collapsed after making a tackle during the first quarter of the Bills’ Monday Night Football game vs. the Bengals earlier in the evening. He briefly stood up after making the hit before falling to the ground.
According to reports from the stadium in Cincinnati, medical personnel administered CPR before transporting him via ambulance to a hospital.
Per a statement from the NFL, Hamlin is in critical condition.
NFL statement on tonight’s Bills-Bengals game: pic.twitter.com/odLrDlpQGU
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 3, 2023
Hamlin is in his second NFL season. He was a sixth round pick by the Bills in the 2021 NFL Draft. He’s developed into a key player in Buffalo as he made 14 starts for the team this season.
Hamlin played at Pittsburgh for five seasons. He recorded 275 total tackles, 10 tackles for loss and 6 interceptions during his time with the Panthers.