UPDATE: The NFL has issued a press release saying there are no plans to resume the Monday night game between the Bills and Bengals.
“The NFL continues to be in regular contact with the medical team caring for Damar Hamlin, and also the Bills and Bengals organizations and the NFL Players Association.
After speaking with both teams and NFLPA leadership, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell informed the clubs today that the Bills-Bengals game will not be resumed this week.
The NFL has made no decision regarding the possible resumption of the game at a later date.
The league has not made any changes to the Week 18 regular season schedule.
We will continue to provide additional information as it becomes available.”
The Monday Night Football game between the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals has been temporarily suspended after Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field in the first quarter.
According to the broadcast, Hamlin made a tackle during the game, got up and then immediately collapsed. Trainers from both teams surrounded Hamlin and administered CPR. Hamlin was lifted onto a stretcher and put into the ambulance, while players were still standing in shock at what happened.
Bills HC Sean McDermott and Bengals HC Zac Taylor decided to temporarily suspend the game, and send both of their respective teams into the locker room.
This is a developing story, and will be updated.
There are no official updates on Hamlin’s health at this moment.