Cincinnati – Bills safety Dumar Hamlin was removed from the field by ambulance after receiving more than 10 minutes of medical treatment, and as a result, the game between Buffalo and the Cincinnati Bengals will be postponed until further notice Monday night. Interrupted.
Hamlin was given CPR for several minutes on the field after collapsing on the field after the first quarter play. He was loaded into an ambulance and appeared to be receiving oxygen when he was taken off the field about 16 minutes after he collapsed.
The injury came after Hamlin tackled wide receiver Tee Higgins and got up shortly afterwards. An athletic trainer then quickly came to his aid and he suddenly collapsed. A stretcher was quickly carried onto the field as an athletic trainer protected his head.
The entire Bills sideline surrounded Hamlin as he received treatment. Multiple Bills players were visibly distressed and comforted each other as he was cared for. I had to.
In his first attempt to move Hamlin, he was forced back onto the field, but was eventually picked up by an ambulance and left the stadium around 9:25 pm ET. Hamlin’s family came down from the stands with him in an ambulance.
After Hamlin left the field, the Bills players knelt in a circle and returned to the sidelines while the defense returned to the field to resume play. Wide receiver Stephon Diggs asked everyone for a word.
But instead of restarting play, Bengals coach Zach Taylor went to Bills counterpart Sean McDermott and met with game officials in attendance. The decision was then taken to suspend the game in which the Bengals were leading 7-3 on him, about 21 minutes after the injury.