Damar Hamlin Cleared To Play Football Again

Damar Hamlin could soon return to the football field.

BYTyler Reed
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Damar Hamlin's injury last season shook the entire world to the core. In what looked like a regular football play. Soon turned into a battle for the young man's life. Hamlin was injured after Bengals WR Tee Higgins's helmet collided with his chest. The hit caused Hamlin to suffer a medical emergency on the field. Flash forward nearly four months, and Hamlin is getting the best news he could ever hear. It appears that the Buffalo safety has been cleared to return to football activities.

The news is just an incredible story of what many believed at one time would end in tragedy. The entire NFL community rallied behind Hamlin in his time of need. For the rest of last season, players wore shirts in support of Damar during warm-ups. The Bills even brought Hamlin to the stadium for their playoff rematch with the Cincinnati Bengals. Since the injury, Hamlin has praised those medical professionals who saved his life on that field in Cincinnati.

Damar Hamlin Receives Positive News

In the months since his injury, Hamlin has made a great recovery, as well as pushing for a cause. Recently the young Bills star visited the Capitol to speak on how his life was saved. Hamlin is educating the country on how AED/CPR training should be available in every school in America. CPR and AED are some of the major reasons Hamlin can tell his story today. Hamlin's fight to give every child that safety during sporting events just shows the character of the man.

While Hamlin is cleared for football activities. However, that doesn't mean he will be going 100% to get things started. But according to the Bills organization, Hamlin is in Buffalo and ready to begin his journey. Hamlin was just in his second season in the NFL this past year. The former Pittsburgh Panther was taken in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Bills. I, along with everyone in the football world, am happy to hear this amazing news for Damar Hamlin. For the latest NFL news, keep it right here at HNHH.


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About The Author
Tyler Reed is a current Sports Writer for HotNewHipHop. He started back in March of 2023 with the company. During his time Tyler has shown his expertise in all things sports. Ranging from NBA news, all the way to boxing and MMA. He has bylines with several outlets, such as Busted Coverage, where Tyler has covered the NFL, College Football, WWE and beyond. Tyler has also written for Detroit Jock City, Wildcat Blue Nation and Swarm and Sting for the FanSided Network. Tyler is a massive Detroit Lions and Cincinnati Reds fan. Being from Kentucky, he chose connections to sports franchises that he enjoyed watching as a child. Unfortunately, his professional fandoms have only brought him pain. Tyler's hobbies outside of work include exercising and binge-watching the same shows he has watched for the last decade while endlessly scrolling through social media. His favorite hip-hop artists are Drake, Kendrick Lamar, and Kentucky's own Jack Harlow.