Damar Hamlin has reunited with his Buffalo Bills teammates just 12 days after suffering a cardiac arrest as linebacker Matt Milano shared a photo of the 24-year-old being greeted by the team.
Damar Hamlin appears to be back at Buffalo Bills camp and reunited with his teammates for the first time since suffering a heart attack earlier this month.
Linebacker Matt Milano shared a photo of Hamlin on the team’s Instagram account, wearing his jersey, 12 days after he suffered the injury during his team’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Although it is not directly confirmed by the Milan site that the photo was taken today. ESPN reported Hamlin was ‘reunited with his friends’.
It came a day before the Bills played the Miami Dolphins in the NFL playoffs. Hamlin, 24, was released from the hospital Wednesday.
Matt Milano shared a photo of Damar Hamlin with the Buffalo Bills on Saturday
Hamlin (left) went into cardiac arrest after a tackle for the Bills vs. Bengals January 2
Bills safe Hamlin was released from a Buffalo hospital Wednesday and went home
The Bills announced the good news in a statement posted on social media Wednesday morning, saying: ‘Damar Hamlin has been discharged from Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute, a Kaleida medical facility in Buffalo, NY.
“Hamlin was admitted on Monday and underwent a full medical evaluation as well as a series of cardiac, neurological and vascular tests on Tuesday.
“Jamie Nadler, MD, critical care physician and chief quality officer of Kaleida Health and Care Group in Hamlin said, “We have completed a series of tests and evaluations, and consulted with the team’s physicians, we are confident that Damar can make it. safely removed to continue his rehabilitation at home and bills.’
Hamlin reported on his progress on Tuesday afternoon, revealing that he is undergoing medical tests.
“I’m not home yet,” Hamlin said on Twitter.
“Still making and passing a bunch of tests. Thank you Buffalo General, it’s been no love since the arrival! Keep me in all your prayers please! #3 strong.’
Hamlin was transferred from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center to the Buffalo facility on Monday.
His remarkable recovery came just 12 days after suffering a heart attack on the pitch
Hamlin was transferred from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center to Buffalo on Monday
While Hamlin was recovering, the Bills were preparing to play the Dolphins
“I’m heading to Buffalo today with a lot of love in my heart,” wrote Bill of Safety.
“Watching the world come together around me on Sunday was truly an amazing feeling. The same love you all showed me is the same love I plan to give back to the world n more. Bigger than football!
“Thank you for the great care I received at UCMC. Glad to be back in Buffalo. The doctors and nurses at Buffalo General have already made me feel at home!’
To give back to the hospital that saved his life, Hamlin produced a series of T-shirts with proceeds going back to the UC Medical Center.
The Bills’ quarterback, who also builds charity toy cars to raise money for his community, tackled Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins in the first quarter of Monday night’s pivotal game on Jan. 2 and got up short before falling back down. lying motionless on the ground.
He was attended by members of the Bills’ coaching staff, including Denny Kellington – identified as the man who gave Hamlin the necessary CPR.
Higgins led the optimism for the young player, tweeting that he was begging Hamlin to step aside while Hamlin was in critical condition at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Hamlin’s teammate, Bills quarterback Josh Allen, said what happened to Hamlin’s eyes was like a religious experience.
‘[There was] some kind of spiritual awakening really for me, and I know many other people who may not have the strongest faith, or not one of the greatest [or] the strongest Christian followers,’ Bills quarterback told ESPN’s Kyle Brandt before Sunday’s playoff game against the visiting Miami Dolphins.
“Something grabbed me there,” Allen added. “It was so powerful that I couldn’t deny it.”