Bills’ Hamlin collapses on field, gets CPR; game officially suspended

CINCINNATI (AP) – 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.

As of 9:07 p.m. 24-year-old Hamlin is at UC Medical Center in critical condition.

9 p.m.: The game has officially been suspended after the injury. The league will discuss future options for the game.

Hamlin collided with Bengals receiver Tee Higgins after a completion. He got to his feet, appeared to adjust his face mask with his right hand, and then fell backward about three seconds later and lay motionless.

Hamlin was surrounded by stunned players from both teams, and when he was taken off the field 16 minutes later, the Bills gathered in prayer. Then players left the field.

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