Damar Hamlin begins work after being cleared to play soccer

Three and a half months after collapsing mid-game, Buffalo Bills athlete Damar Hamelin was officially released to play football again!

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Buffalo Bills GM says Damar Hamlin is “in a great headspace” to return to football

The news came Tuesday from Brandon Beane, the team’s general manager (GM).

During a press conference, Beane revealed that Hamlin had seen three specialists who all agreed the athlete could return to the football field.

“He saw three other specialists, most recently on Friday. They all agree – it’s not two to one or three to one or anything like that. They are all in step [with] what that was. He is deleted [to] resume full activity… It’s fully cleared, it’s here, and it’s of the mindset.

The Buffalo Bills GM concluded by proclaiming, “He’s in a great headspace to come back and make his return.”

GM Brandon Beane says Damar Hamlin has been cleared to resume full football activities. @HamlinIsland is in Buffalo and in a great headspace. ❤️💙 pic.twitter.com/wa2ZfGm8mX

— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) April 18, 2023

As for Damar Hamlin, the 25-year-old noted that he is “planning a comeback”. He also noted that while the experience was “life changing,” it was certainly “not the end of [his] Story.”

“The last few months I’ve been on a journey and seen some of the best professionals across the country… This event changed my life, but it’s not the end of my story. So I’m here to announce that I’m planning a comeback in the NFL.”

“This is not the end of my story. I’m planning a comeback in the NFL.” 🫶 pic.twitter.com/jlAMdErKWk

— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) April 18, 2023

Shortly after, the Buffalo Bills shared another video showing Hamlin getting back into action. ICTR!

The journey continues for @HamlinIsland. 🫶 pic.twitter.com/SiiRyQe1Nt

— Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) April 18, 2023

Damar held up his faith as he recovered

As previously reported by The Shade Room, Hamlin first spoke out about the incident in question – which consisted of him going into cardiac arrest during a football game – in late January.

After expressing how much he appreciated the support, Hamlin said the experience was “a direct example of God using [him] as a vessel

Later, at the annual NFL honors ceremony, Damar expressed similar sentiments by noting that although going into cardiac arrest was unexpected, God has his own plan. Additionally, the athlete knows it “has a purpose greater than any game in this world.”

said Hamlin too.

“Thank you to everyone around the world who prayed and hoped for me. The trip goes on.”

We wish Damar Hamlin the best as he prepares to get back to his football grind!

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