Damar Hamlin tells Buffalo Bills team-mates ‘love you boys’ over FaceTime call as breathing tube is removed

Damar Hamlin spoke to Bill’s teammates via FaceTime on Friday: According to the statement, Hamlin said “Love you boys”; The 24-year-old asked who won Monday’s game between Cincinnati and Buffalo when he first woke up in the hospital Wednesday night.

Damar Hamlin spoke with Buffalo Bills teammates via FaceTime on Friday after he had his breathing tube removed. According to a team statement, Hamlin said, “Love you boys.”

Bills safety collapsed after Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins was tackled in the middle of the first quarter of Monday’s game, and he underwent cardiopulmonary resuscitation for approximately 10 minutes before being rushed to the hospital.

In an earlier statement Friday confirming Hamlin’s breathing tube removal overnight, Bills said he “continues to make marked progress in his recovery” before adding that “his neurological function remains intact and he has been able to speak with his family and team.” care.”

NFL networkCameron Wolfe said he spoke to the Hamlin family on Friday morning about the latest developments in Hamlin’s status.

“This morning they are absolutely delighted, they are worried about the fact that he had a breathing tube removed, that he was talking to those whom they called their brothers,” Wolfe said. “They said, ‘Look, we can’t describe the emotion in any other way than high spirits.’

Hamlin, 24, remains in the intensive care unit at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center with his family by his side. During a press conference on Thursday, doctors noted his “significant improvement.”

Dr. Tim Pritts said: “We would like to report that his condition has improved significantly over the past 24 hours.

“We had serious concerns for him after the injury and after the event on the field, and he has made significant progress. This morning he is starting to wake up and it appears that his neurological condition and functions are intact.”

Pritts also noted that Hamlin woke up Wednesday night and asked in writing if the Bills had won the game. The game was suspended midway through the first quarter with the Bengals leading 7–3.

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