It’s been just over a month since Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest during a game, but a medical expert says Hamlin’s career is far from over.
Despite being administered CPR for more than nine minutes and in the hospital for more than a week, NF Players Association medical director Thom Mayer says Buffalo Bills security will return to the grill.
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«I don’t want to get into HIPAA, but I guarantee Damar Hamlin will play professional soccer again,» Mayer said in SiriusXM on Wednesday.
After remaining mostly silent in the weeks since his terrifying incident, Hamlin released a video providing an update, saying he has made «a lot of progress in recovery.»
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«What happened to me on ‘Monday Night Football’ I feel is a direct example of God using me as a vessel to share my passion and love straight from my heart with the entire world, and I can give it back to children and communities all over the world. the world that needs it the most, and that has always been my dream. That has always been what I stood for and what I will continue to stand for.»
He went on to thank the Bills medical staff and the doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, who «acted willingly and skillfully to save my life.»
He also thanked the friends who checked in through text messages and visits, and thanked the football fans for their support.
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Hamlin’s Bills finished their season in the AFC divisional round after losing to the Cincinnati Bengals, who fell to the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship.