NFL statement on Bills’ Damar Hamlin: Player is in ‘critical condition’

The National Football League has released a statement updating the ongoing situation involving Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin.

Hamlin collapsed on the field against the Cincinnati Bengals during the Week 17 Monday Night Football game.

The league states that Hamlin is in critical condition.

Find the full release below:

NFL STATEMENT ON BILLS-BENGALS GAME

Tonight’s Buffalo Bills-Cincinnati Bengals game has been postponed after Buffalo Bills’ Damar Hamlin collapsed, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced.

Hamlin received immediate medical attention on the field by team and independent medical staff and local paramedics. He was then transported to a local hospital where he is in critical condition.

Our thoughts are with Damar and the Buffalo Bills. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

The NFL has been in constant communication with the NFL Players Association which is in agreement with postponing the game.

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Story originally appeared on Bills Wire