“Per the physicians at UCMC, Damar’s breathing tube was removed overnight. He continues to progress remarkably in his recovery,” the statement posted to Twitter read.
Commotio Cordis is a rare condition caused by blunt, nonpenetrating, and innocuous-appearing trauma to the anterior chest that results in cardiac arrest and possible sudden death from ventricular fibrillation. If the heart is not restarted rapidly, the patient will not survive with a low survival and high morbidity rate with significant neurologic damage in survivors. But God…
I agree with Coach McDermott; Denny Kellington should be held a hero for paying attention in CPR training and executing it well. But going into the Football of Fame…I dunno.
Several things the NFL did correctly…they were locked and loaded with well-trained personnel, again big ups to Denny and them, on standby, and rapid response. Everyone had their opinion on why it took them so long, 45 minutes to be exact, to officially call the game. However, that was short because no one was going back to play. Kind of an F-this moment, I am going home to hug my mama. That
The game between the Bills and Bengals has been permanently canceled, but end of the regular season Sunday and I will be watching the Dallas Commander game. If we lose yo…But we are only #5 in the NFC, I think we were beaten by Tampa but we beat #1 Scree-Gles recently so this game with Tampa is going to be crazy. Did Tom retire again?
Wild Card Weekend Schedule
- Saturday, January 14
- Sunday, January 15
- Monday, January 16
- Saturday, January 21
- Sunday, January 22
- Sunday, January 29
- Date: Sunday, February 12
- Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
- TV Network: Fox
It is sad to say through this tragedy we are learning about this kid and the organization he started even prior to being drafted into NFL. In his words from the Foundation’s GoFund me page:
“As I embark on my journey to the NFL, I will never forget where I come from and I am committed to using my platform to positively impact the community that raised me. I created The Chasing M’s Foundation as a vehicle that will allow me to deliver that impact, and the first program is the 2020 Community Toy Drive.
This campaign gives you the opportunity to contribute to our first initiative and positively impact children who have been hardest hit by the pandemic. “
Since his accident donations have exploded from 3000 to over $8 million. I encourage you to continue to donate and keep Damar Hamlin and his family in your prayers.
Fans, players, friends family have pushed this organization to over 8 million in donations, now that’s dope!!