Outpouring of Support for Damar Hamlin from Sports Community After Cardiac Arrest

Bills' Hamlin (Buffalo Bills)

The sports world has united in support of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who suffered a cardiac arrest and collapsed on the field during Monday’s NFL game.

Athletes from various sports have sent messages of encouragement and prayers, demonstrating the solidarity and compassion that exists among athletes.

Bills’ Hamlin (Buffalo Bills)

NFL players like Russell Wilson, J.J. Watt, and Patrick Mahomes have tweeted their support, with Wilson writing, “Praying for you @HamlinIsland. Praying for health and safety.”

Watt added, “The game is not important. Damar Hamlin’s life is important. Please be ok. Please.” Mahomes simply tweeted, “Praying hard… please be okay man.”

Tennis stars Jessica Pegula and Coco Gauff also sent their thoughts and prayers, with Pegula calling the incident “terrible” and “scary.” Gauff added, “Sending my prayers to Damar and his family.

I’m wishing him a full and safe recovery. It is bigger than sports… we should all continue to surround him and his family with prayer and positivity.”

NBA players like Donovan Mitchell and LeBron James have also shown their support. Mitchell said, “We’re praying for him, all of us in the locker room.

From the Cavaliers organization, we want to wish the best and praying everything goes well.” James tweeted, “Praying for you kid!!!” and added, “The safety of players in all sports is always the most important. It was a terrible thing to see.”

MLB players like Mike Trout have also sent their well wishes, with Trout tweeting, “Prayers up for Damar Hamlin.” The outpouring of support from the sports community is a testament to the bond that exists among athletes, transcending team and sport affiliations.

As Hamlin remains in critical condition, the sports world continues to rally around him, sending thoughts, prayers, and well wishes for his recovery.