Payments followers applaud Damar Hamlin throughout divisional spherical recreation vs. Bengals

Bills fans applaud Damar Hamlin during playoff game vs. Bengals initially appeared on NBC Sports Boston

The Buffalo Bills and their followers obtained a significant increase on Sunday from a participant who was at Highmark Stadium, however not on the sphere.

Damar Hamlin was proven on the videoboard throughout the two-minute warning within the second quarter of the Payments’ divisional spherical recreation towards the Cincinnati Bengals. The security responded by displaying a coronary heart signal and pumping up Payments Mafia, whereas followers in attendance gave him a roaring ovation.

Hamlin is watching the game from a set together with his dad and mom and youthful brother. He watched the Payments’ final two video games from afar. He seen the crew’s common season finale towards the New England Patriots on Jan. 8 from UC Medical Heart and watched the wild card win over the Miami Dolphins final Sunday from residence.

The Payments got here up with some essential defensive performs following Hamlin’s second on the videoboard. Trailing 14-7, the crew held the Bengals to a subject aim, although it almost surrendered a second landing reception to Ja’Marr Chase on a 3rd down earlier than it was overturned.

Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest throughout the Payments’ common season matchup towards the Cincinnati Bengals on Jan. 2. The NFL postponed the sport earlier than ruling it a no-contest. The 24-year-old was transported to the College of Cincinnati Medical Heart and spent the subsequent week there earlier than heading again to Buffalo on Jan. 9. He spent two extra days at Buffalo Common Medical Heart/Gates Vascular Institute for added therapy and was then in a position to go residence. He had been visiting the Payments’ facility within the week main as much as the divisional spherical contest.

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