Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin posted to social media Saturday afternoon, the first time that he has made a public statement since going into cardiac arrest during this week’s Monday Night Football game.
Hamlin collapsed with about six minutes left in the first quarter of the game after he tackled Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tee Higgins following a 13-yard catch. After the tackle, Hamlin got up, took a step backward, and fell to the ground.
“When you put real love out into the world it comes back to you 3x’s as much,” Hamlin wrote on Instagram. “The Love has been overwhelming, but I’m thankful for every single person that prayed for me and reached out.”
“We brung the world back together behind this,” he continued. “If you know me you know this only gone make me stronger. On a long road keep praying for me!”
First post from Damar Hamlin since his collapse on the field! pic.twitter.com/2TUwgAhDyF
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