Monday night’s NFL game between the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals came to a grinding halt after the Bills’ security Asphalt Hamlin Fell on the ground. Midway through the first quarter, the 24-year-old Dahmer faced Bengals wide receiver t higginsbut rising from the hit, he fell to the ground, as told ESPN,
Bills safety Dumar Hamlin lay down on the field after a scary hit.
According to the broadcast, medical personnel have given CPR. pic.twitter.com/JKCWmfzaLT
— ESPN (@espn) January 3, 2023
Medical personnel rushed to the field and he was taken in an ambulance from Pecor Stadium in Cincinnati. He was given CPR on the field for several minutes before oxygen was given. As of 10 p.m. Asphalt’s health status is unknown. Gameplay was suspended, but has not been officially cancelled.
While we wait to find out how the pro football player is doing, here are five things to know about Asphalt Hamlin.
1. He Fell After a Big Block
Dummer fell after being tackled by wide receiver Tee Higgins with 5:38 remaining in the first quarter. Although he seemed fine initially, he then fell unconscious on the turf.
He was on the field for over 9 minutes before being taken to the hospital around 9:28 EST. He was reportedly given oxygen and CPR on the field, before being transferred to Cincinnati Medical Center’s Level 1 Trauma Center. Twitter,
2. His team and family are supporting him
His family came down from the stands to be with him on the field after the incident ABC, After his downfall, Bills coach Sean McDermottQuarterback josh allen and wide receiver Stephen Diggs Appeared in tears while waiting for an update. According to abc, nfl commissioner roger goodell The situation has been briefed but the game has not yet been officially cancelled.
3. He was in his second year of pro football
Dahmer was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round, 212th overall, of the 2021 NFL Draft. He signed his four-year rookie scale contract with Buffalo on May 21, 2021.
4. He was having a strong season
After playing a reserve role in his rookie season, Dummer became one of the Bills’ starting safeties after Micah Hyde suffered a season-ending neck injury in Week 2. This season he played in 16 games, recording 91 tackles and 1.5 sacks.
5. He grew up playing in Pennsylvania
Dama grew up in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, and attended Pittsburgh Central Catholic. During his high school career, he was named first-team All-State and Class AAAA Defensive Player of the Year.
He went on to play for the University of Pittsburgh, where a late debut freshman recorded 41 tackles with one interception in nine games played. He was named as team captain going into his final season.
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