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After 9 Days, Damar Hamlin Is Going Home

He's been discharged from Buffalo hospital

(Newser) - Another big step forward for Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin: He has been discharged from a Buffalo hospital nine days after he went into cardiac arrest during a game in Cincinnati, USA Toda y reports. On Monday, the 24-year-old was transferred to Buffalo General Medical Center from the University of...

Bills Honor Hamlin, Then Open With TD

Teammate runs back kickoff for a touchdown, later does it again

(Newser) - The Buffalo Bills honored injured teammate Damar Hamlin before their game against the New England Patriots on Sunday, but that was just the beginning of it. Moments later, Buffalo's Nyheim Hines took the opening kickoff and ran 96 yards as he's never run before, speeding straight ahead, then...

In First Comments, Damar Hamlin Says Thanks

Buffalo Bills players tweets from the hospital, where he continues to recover

(Newser) - As his recovery continues, the NFL's Damar Hamlin made his first public comments Saturday in the wake of his life-threatening injury . “Putting love into the world comes back 3xs as much," reads a tweet from the 24-year-old's account. The message added that Hamlin was "thankful...

Incredibly Rare Hit May Have Felled Bills Player
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Incredibly Rare Hit May Have Felled Bills Player

'It's almost like getting struck by lightning,' doctor says of heart condition that can be set off by impact

(Newser) - Serious injuries in the NFL these days often involve the head . But in the case of Monday night's shocking injury to Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills, it involved the heart. The 24-year-old suffered cardiac arrest and required CPR and the use of a defibrillator on the field. He...

Damar Hamlin Surprises Team With FaceTime Call

'Love you boys,' he said in exchange with rest of the Buffalo Bills on Friday

(Newser) - Damar Hamlin is now breathing on his own , without help from a ventilator. Now, what the Buffalo News frames as "another huge step" out of Cincinnati, where the Buffalo Bills player has been hospitalized since Monday night, when he suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed while playing against the Bengals...

After Hamlin Collapsed, Radio Calls Got Intense

Emergency recordings lend insight into grave scene on the field

(Newser) - As Buffalo Bills player Damar Hamlin continues to heal following his collapse during an NFL game Monday night after suffering from a cardiac arrest, recordings have been released of the red-alert emergency response on the field at Cincinnati's Paycor Stadium. "I don't like how he went down"...

Damar Hamlin Is Now Breathing on His Own

Buffalo Bills player's 'remarkable' recovery continues

(Newser) - After Thursday's good news on Damar Hamlin , more has followed on Friday: The NFL player is now breathing on his own and able to talk, according to the Buffalo Bills and Hamlin's agent. The team tweeted that the 24-year-old's breathing tube was removed overnight as he "...

NFL Makes 'Difficult, but Necessary, Decision' on Game

Meanwhile, Hamlin has reached a recovery 'turning point'

(Newser) - When Damar Hamlin woke up Wednesday evening after two days of sedation, the first words he wrote down to a nurse were: "Who won the game?" The 24-year-old Buffalo Bills safety was referring to the matchup Monday night between his team and the Cincinnati Bengals where he'd collapsed...

After Damar Hamlin Collapsed, This Employee May Have Saved His Life

Denny Kellington is said to have taken critical action

(Newser) - After Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field Monday night, an assistant athletic trainer for the Buffalo Bills rushed to his side: Denny Kellington, who quickly got to work performing CPR and is now being hailed as a "hero." Writes sports journalist Albert Breer in a tweet cited by...

Damar Hamlin's First Question: Who Won the Game?

Doctors say he asked it in writing upon waking up

(Newser) - When the NFL's Damar Hamlin woke Wednesday night from two days of sedation, doctors say he asked a fitting question in writing: Who won the game? Dr. William Knight IV of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine says he responded, "Damar, you've won. You've won...

Damar Hamlin Showing 'Remarkable Improvement'

Buffalo Bills say he appears to be 'neurologically intact'

(Newser) - The news on Damar Hamlin had a decidedly optimistic bent on Thursday. The Buffalo Bills cited "remarkable improvement" in an update from a Cincinnati hospital, where the 24-year-old spent the last two days sedated after suffering cardiac arrest during a game on Monday night. (He even asked in writing...

He Died on NFL Field in 1971. His Widow Speaks on Hamlin

'I was very emotional' about Bills player, says Sharon Hughes, wife of Chuck Hughes

(Newser) - Emotions ran high Monday night in Cincinnati after Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on the field during a game against the Bengals, receiving CPR before being rushed to a local hospital. One person watching at home was especially distraught: Sharon Hughes, the widow of...

'While You Pray for Damar Say One for Tee Higgins, Too'

Messages of support come pouring in for Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver who hit Bills' safety Hamlin

(Newser) - Prayers are pouring in from across the country for the Buffalo Bills' Damar Hamlin, but also for the man who tackled him immediately before his heart stopped. The Cincinnati Bengals' Tee Higgins was seen leaving Paycor Stadium with his arm wrapped around his mother after Hamlin was taken to...

Bills Player's Charity Flooded by Fans

Donations for Damar Hamlin's Chasing M's Foundation toy drive reach over $3.2M

(Newser) - The charity of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin has received more than $3.2 million in donations following his on-field collapse Monday. Hamlin had created a GoFundMe campaign , seeking $2,500 for the Chasing M's Foundation's third annual toy drive, to benefit Kelly and Nina's Daycare Center...

NFL Player Gets CPR on Field; Game Is Suspended

Buffalo's Damar Hamlin suffers serious injury, listed in critical condition

(Newser) - (This summary has been updated with new details.) Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field and was administered CPR before being driven away in an ambulance during Monday night's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, which was suspended for the night after the injury. The NFL later...

Ex-NFL Punter Won't Be Charged in Alleged Gang Rape

But Matt Araiza is still named in accuser's civil lawsuit

(Newser) - A former Buffalo Bills punter won't be criminally charged in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 17-year-old girl at an off-campus party near San Diego State University when Matt Araiza was a student and football player there last year. None of his former SDSU teammates who are...

Fans Mobilize to Dig Bills Out of Homes

Buffalo neighbors show up to clear players' driveways, provide transportation

(Newser) - Fans showed up at the house of Spencer Brown, a right tackle, with snowblowers. Others brought shovels to the homes of tight ends Dawson Knox and Tommy Sweeney. Somebody cleared tight end Quintin Morris' driveway. Before the Buffalo Bills could fly to Detroit to play Sunday in a city that...

Forecast Moves Bills Game Out of Town

NFL shifts Buffalo-Cleveland matchup to Detroit in anticipation of deep snow

(Newser) - The NFL is relocating the Bills home game against the Cleveland Browns to Detroit on Sunday because of a lake-effect snowstorm forecast to hit the Buffalo region. The decision was made before the storm even began, the AP reports. The forecast is for between one and three feet of snow...

Was It the Best Catch Ever in the NFL?

Justin Jefferson of the Vikings has a memorable moment in a memorable game

(Newser) - The game itself was something—the "best NFL game of the year" is how Kendall Baker of Axios describes the Vikings' 33-30 overtime win against the Buffalo Bills. He is not alone in that sentiment, and Steve Gardner at USA Today details the improbable final minutes, which included a...

Lawsuit Raises Ugly Allegations About NFL Rookie
Rookie NFL Punter
Is Cut After Rape Allegation
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Rookie NFL Punter Is Cut After Rape Allegation

Buffalo Bills release Matt Araiza, accused of assaulting a teen girl last year

(Newser) - Update: A rookie NFL punter is out of a job after being accused of rape by a teenager. The Buffalo Bills released 22-year-old Matt Araiza on Saturday, two days after a civil suit accused him and two other members of last year's San Diego State football team of raping...

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