Damar Hamlin‘s standing has improved in a Cincinnati hospital, in line with his uncle, Dorrian Glenn.
Glenn informed NFL Community on Tuesday evening that the Buffalo Bills security stays in intensive care however has improved to 50 % oxygen on a ventilator – he had beforehand been on one hundred pc.
The 24-year-old continues to be sedated, however Glenn appeared optimistic about his nephew’s well being.
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“Proper now, they bought him on a ventilator, so that they’re attempting to get him to breathe on his personal,” Glenn told the network. “So, we’re simply type of taking it daily. Nonetheless within the ICU. They’ve him sedated, so simply proceed to manage the medical remedy that they’ve been doing.”
Glenn added, “As soon as he will get out of ICU, I am going to really feel higher myself.”
Hamlin went into cardiac arrest at 8:55 p.m. on “Monday Evening Soccer” towards the Cincinnati Bengals after making a deal with on Tee Higgins — medical employees carried out CPR for 9 minutes on the sphere earlier than he was taken to a neighborhood hospital.
“I’m actually, actually grateful for the medical employees that’s been working with him,” Glenn stated of the “heartbreaking” occasions. “They’ve been actually superior and serving to him together with his restoration. It was a very, actually scary scene to witness that yesterday, as everybody within the nation in all probability can agree with. I might have felt the best way I felt regardless of who it was, however for it to be my nephew, man, it was particularly extra of a intestine punch to see that. I’m grateful that he’s nonetheless right here, he’s nonetheless alive, and he’s nonetheless combating. We’re simply taking it daily and proceed to let the medical employees do what they do.”
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Within the wake of the scary incident, followers have donated greater than $5 million to Hamlin’s charity toy drive fund — created in 2020, it had an preliminary aim of $2,500. Retailer Fanatics additionally stated that each one proceeds from Hamlin’s jersey sales, which have skyrocketed within the final 24 hours, will all go to the muse.
“It’s super to see all of the love and help that my nephew has out right here,” Glenn stated. “Lots of people don’t get an opportunity to see how beloved they’re whereas they’re alive, so for him to have a state of affairs the place he may have been taken away, and he has an opportunity to return again and see all that love that he bought, it’s actually a tremendous factor, and I can’t anticipate him to see all of the love and help that individuals have for him. Not simply across the space, however across the nation and the world, it’s been superb.”
Hamlin’s household launched an announcement on Tuesday expressing “honest gratitude” for the outpouring of help they acquired amid a “difficult time” for the household.
“On behalf of our household, we wish to categorical our honest gratitude for the love and help proven to Damar throughout this difficult time. We’re deeply moved by the prayers, type phrases, and donations from followers across the nation,” the assertion learn.
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The sport was formally postponed 66 minutes after Hamlin collapsed. The NFL introduced earlier Tuesday that the sport is not going to be made up this week, and Week 18 can be performed as often scheduled.