On Monday night, the Buffalo Bills faced off against the Cincinnati Bengals in a Monday Night Football matchup. However, the game was briefly halted when Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field.
Players from both teams gathered around him, some praying and some crying, as medical personnel rushed onto the field to provide assistance. Hamlin was given CPR and oxygen before being transported to the hospital by ambulance.
“No one is concerned about football tonight,” an emotional ESPN analyst Booger McFarland said during live telecast Monday night. “We are done. The NFL needs to call this right now.”
According to the Bengals representive, the ambulance lot the stadium shortly after 9:00 pm and Hamlin’s family came down to be with him. he was taken to the UCU medical center. It is believed his mom was in the stands and she rode with him to the hospital.
The scene was chaotic and emotional, with players from both teams gathered around Hamlin in concern, some praying and some crying. It was a scary moment for everyone involved, and the game was temporarily halted as Hamlin received treatment.
After some thoughts, the game was temporarily suspended.
At this time, it is not clear what caused Hamlin to collapse or how serious his condition may be. We will continue to provide updates as more information becomes available. In the meantime, our thoughts and prayers go out to Hamlin and his family, and we hope for a speedy recovery.