Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown released a statement on social media on Tuesday morning regarding the situation of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin.
On Monday Night Football, Hamlin collapsed on the field moments after colliding with Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins on a routine tackle in the first quarter.
You can read the full statement below:
A statement from Bengals owner, Mike Brown. pic.twitter.com/FfUCrgSnWQ
— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) January 3, 2023
Medical staff from both teams tended to the Bills safety, even administering CPR before Hamlin was taken off the field in an ambulance.
On Tuesday morning, the Bills provided an update on Hamlin’s status, noting that he is currently sedated and listed in critical condition.
Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest following a hit in our game versus the Bengals. His heartbeat was restored on the field and he was transferred to the UC Medical Center for further testing and treatment. He is currently sedated and listed in critical condition.
— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) January 3, 2023
Higgins and countless NFL players as well as every team in the league have shared messages on social media sending thoughts and prayers Hamlin’s way.
My prayers and thoughts go out to @HamlinIsland the Hamlin Family. I’m praying that you pull through bro. Love 🙏🏾💙
— Tee Higgins⁵ (@teehiggins5) January 3, 2023
Monday night’s game was postponed in the wake of Hamlin’s collapse. The NFL has not yet made a decision on if/when the game will be resumed.