Buffalo Bills players and staff are still processing what they saw Monday night when safety Tamar Hamlin suffered a heart attack and collapsed on the field midway through a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
The Bills didn’t land in Buffalo until 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, after they saw that their teammate had to get his heartbeat back on the field.
“Everybody is exhausted,” the source told CNN.
This comes on top of a series of difficult situations the team faces, including having to deal with a mass shooting Killed 10 people And in May, three people were injured at a Buffalo grocery store, and at least 39 people died in New York’s Erie County. said.
For Hamlin, including the team’s medical staff, the Bills are in a “wait-and-see mode,” the source said.
The Bills are not discussing any specific ways to help the family at this time because they believe there will be a recovery, the source said.
The team is still deciding how to handle regular, weekly media availability.
For now, it is decided on a day-to-day basis. “We’ll see what appetite anyone has to talk about,” the source added.
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