After hearing a hospitalized Dummer Hamlin ask if his team won three days after a Bills player went into cardiac arrest, NFL and MLB legend Bo Jackson said, “Oh, we I beat a young man,” he said.
NFL and baseball legend Bo Jackson said after hearing the hospitalized Bills’ safety ask if his team won Monday night’s game, he said to Dumar Hamlin, “We will win.” ‘ he sent a message.
The 24-year-old has shown encouraging signs of progress in recent days after undergoing resuscitation after suffering a cardiac arrest during the first quarter of Monday night’s football game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
After a terrifying moment, the football world united, and Jackson, who played for the Las Vegas Raiders from 1987 to 1990, answered Hamlin’s question three days after he collapsed.
Dumar Hamlin asked if Bills beat Bengals after waking up from cardiac arrest
NFL and baseball legend Bo Jackson (left) sent a message in response to the safety of the hospitalized Bills
“Dear @HamlinIsland, the answer to the question you asked, ‘Did we win?’ is yes.
“The moment you opened your eyes, the public congratulated and cheered. So to answer your question, yeah, we got a young man!!”
A doctor at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said Hamlin made a “significant improvement” on Thursday.
“He’s starting to wake up, and his neurological condition and function appear to be intact,” said Dr. Timothy Prydz of the University of California School of Medicine at a video press conference.
Hamlin, who had been sedated after being resuscitated on the field Monday, began communicating with doctors in writing Wednesday.
The 24-year-old defensive back even asked the doctor who won Monday’s game, which was canceled Thursday.
Jackson played for the Las Vegas Raiders from 1987 to 1990 and also played professional baseball.
“Our reaction was, Damar, you win,” Pritz told reporters. “You won the game of life.”
Hamlin’s breathing tube was removed on Friday, and Buffalo team coach Sean McDermott flexed his arm muscles for a surprised Bills teammate by saying “Love you boys” in a FaceTime call on Friday. , revealed that the player had spoken to the team.
The NFL will be supporting Hamlin this weekend, with all 32 teams offering a moment of pre-game support, wearing t-shirts with Hamlin’s name and jersey number, and number 3 on the field painted in Bill’s colors.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote to football fans Saturday morning following Hamlin’s “impressive progress.”
Full NFL letter
To our fans:
Damar Hamlin’s electrifying progress over the past few days has lifted the spirits of NFL and football fans across the country.
While his recovery is just beginning, we would like to thank the NFL medical personnel and the medical staff of both teams. I am also grateful to
Seeing the entire NFL family come together — teams, players, coaches, and fans like you — is a reminder that football is family, it’s people, it’s loving, it’s resilient. rice field.
This weekend, players and coaches from all 32 teams will support Damar throughout the league by wearing the “Love for Damar 3” T-shirt during pre-game warm-ups.
We sincerely hope that his continued progress will increase the chances of Damar himself watching over his teammates. As he continues on his path to recovery, we are grateful and humbled by all who have played a part.
On behalf of the entire NFL, thank you.