Damar Hamlin has made a triumphant comeback.
On Aug. 12, the Buffalo Payments security performed within the workforce’s preseason opener, dealing with off in opposition to the Indianapolis Colts. It marked the athlete’s first aggressive NFL sport since he suffered a cardiac arrest on the field whereas playing against the Cincinnati Bengals on their house turf January.
Hamlin, 25, was credited with three tackles, together with a key cease on a fourth down, serving to the Payments beat the Colts 23-19 in his workforce’s house sport.
“It was enjoyable, it was tremendous enjoyable, it was a terrific expertise, simply one other milestone and a step as much as simply getting again to myself so far as the soccer house,” Hamlin mentioned after the sport, per NFL.com. “Simply chopping this tree down as a lot as I can, one step at a time.”
And the athlete returned to the sector with no hesitation. “I made the selection that I wished to play,” he mentioned. “It wasn’t anyone else’s selection however mine, so making that selection, I do know what comes with it.”