Hamlin at NFL game 20 days after cardiac arrest


Buffalo Bills fans show their support for Damar Hamlin
Fans of the Buffalo Bills and from teams across the NFL have shown their support for Damar Hamlin since his collapse on 2 January
Dates: Saturday, 21 – Sunday, 22 January
Live text coverage: On BBC Sport website and app on Saturday (21:00-05:30 GMT) and Sunday (19:30-04:00)
Radio coverage: Cincinnati Bengals v Buffalo Bills on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra and BBC Sounds app on Sunday (19:30-23:00).

Damar Hamlin has attended the Buffalo Bills’ play-off game against the Cincinnati Bengals, just 20 days after he suffered a cardiac arrest.

The Bills safety was resuscitated on the field after collapsing during the penultimate game of the regular season, also against the Bengals.

Hamlin was discharged after nine days in hospital has continued his recovery.

And the 24-year-old visited his team-mates before Sunday’s divisional round game at a snowy Highmark Stadium.

Television pictures showed Hamlin riding in a utility vehicle and being driven to the door of the locker room shortly before kick-off.

However, the Bills got off to a poor start, with the Bengals charging into a 14-0 lead in the first quarter.

Hamlin saw his team-mates for the first time since his collapse last Saturday and, since then, coach Sean McDermott said he has visited the team facility “almost daily”.





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