Buffalo Bills security Damar Hamlin has expressed his thanks in his first Instagram submit since struggling a cardiac arrest 5 days in the past.
The 24-year-old collapsed throughout the Bills’ Monday night time recreation towards the Cincinnati Bengals after colliding with large receiver Tee Higgins.
After exhibiting indicators of enchancment in hospital this week and chatting with his team-mates on Friday, Hamlin posted an image of himself on Instagram on Saturday, describing the love from well-wishers as “overwhelming”.
In his submit he mentioned: “When you put real love out into the world it comes back to you 3x’s as much.
“The Love has been overwhelming, but I’m thankful for every single person that prayed for me and reached out.
“We brung the world back together behind this. If you know me you know this only gone make me stronger.
“On a long road keep praying for me!”
After receiving medical consideration on the sphere on Monday night time, Hamlin was taken into hospital and the sport was subsequently suspended.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed on Friday that the fixture has been cancelled utterly following talks with the Bills, Bengals and the NFL Players Association.
Ahead of a spherical of Saturday night time fixtures within the league, the Kansas City Chiefs and Las Vegas Raiders held a second of help with applause and cheers across the Allegiant Stadium for Hamlin.
The Bills are nonetheless on account of face the New England Patriots on Sunday night time.