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Athletes and fans pray for Hamlin’s devastation after collapsing in the stadium

Athletes and fans pray for Hamlin’s devastation after collapsing in the stadium

Athletes, public figures and fans alike took to social media Monday to share prayers and concern for the safety of Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin after he fell to the field during a game.

Hamlin, 24, was hospitalized Monday night in critical condition When he collapsed after crashing in the first quarter of an NFL game between the Bills and Cincinnati Bengals. Online, spectators seemed to be eagerly waiting to find out how Hamlin was doing, what happened and even the game call.

Several NFL teams, incl Arizona Cardinalsthe Seattle Seahawksthe New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys, messages on Twitter offering a prayer for Hamlin. His condition has also caught the attention of the sporting community outside of football, including NBA and the Boston Bruins in the NHL.

“We join the sporting world in keeping Damar Hamlin, his family, friends and teammates in mind,” the Bruins said. Twitter.

outside the world of sports, Robert EggerCEO of The Walt Disney Company, and Governor Phil Murphy of New Jersey said on Twitter They were praying for Hamelin.

“We’re all Buffalo Bills fans tonight,” said Mr. Murphy.

JJ Watt, defensive end for the Arizona Cardinals, said at Twitter that after Hamlin collapsed, the game “didn’t matter”.

“Dhammar Hamelin’s life matters,” Watt said. “Please be all right. Please.”

Robert Griffin III, who played in the NFL for several seasons, took to Twitter to call for more than just a prayer for Hamlin.

in one Mail On Twitter, Griffin asked his followers not to share a video of the moment Hamlin collided and collapsed. Instead, Griffin asked others to share a photo in which a group of players on the field knelt to pray for Hamlin.

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It took over an hour from the time Hamlin collapsed on the field until the NFL announced that the game would be postponed. During that time, and after the game, many on social media, including Griffin, called for the game to be called.

“Already cancel the game,” Griffin said in a post in all caps online. Twitter.

“No one cares about this game at all,” Griffin said in another game. Mail. “Praying for the devastation of Hamelin man, son, brother and friend. What just happened was shocking to many but all that matters now is that he is still with us.”

Some fans took to social media to pray for the player. A group of fans in Bills and Bengals gear gathered outside the hospital where Hamlin was being treated to pray for him, a moment captured by Photojournalist for The Cincinnati Enquirer.

Los Angeles Lakers player LeBron James said After his game Monday night Against the Charlotte Hornets said Hamlin’s collapse was “a terrible thing to see”.

“Player safety in all sports is always the most important,” said James. “You never want to see anything like that happen even in the kind of competition they’re playing in.”

said Reggie Gilliam, Buffalo Bills fullback Twitter: “The whole nation is behind you, 3”, referring to Hamlin’s jersey number.

“The whole world,” Gilliam said in a follow-up tweet for a few minutes. Later.