Lower than a yr in the past, the Buffalo Payments needed to cope with the trauma of Damar Hamlin struggling cardiac arrest throughout “Monday Night time Soccer.”
Quick ahead to this season, and the Payments are as soon as once more having to deal with an emergency medical occasion that occurred throughout a nationally televised primetime sport — this time with operating again Damien Harris, who went down on the sphere with 3:15 to go within the second quarter and by no means bought again up.
With the Giants up 6-0 and the Payments dealing with a third-and-1 scenario from their very own 34-yard line, Buffalo determined to run the ball with Harris selecting up a one-yard acquire earlier than being dropped by New York linebacker Bobby Okereke.
Laying on the turf of Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York, a board was introduced out to immobilize Harris and he was then transported to a neighborhood hospital by an ambulance.
Clearly, that is an emotional and scary second for the #Bills…
Praying for Damien Harris.pic.twitter.com/yUweCu3TpU
— JPAFootball (@jasrifootball) October 16, 2023
Whereas being loaded onto the ambulance, Harris issued a thumbs-up to the gang, in line with NBC’s broadcast.
Not for much longer after leaving, Melissa Stark reported that Harris has a neck damage, however luckily has motion in each his legs and arms.
“There’s a employees of about 30, between the groups and the stadium frequently….Bless these professionals for his or her unimaginable work in conditions like this.”
— Mike Tirico.
Payments RB Damien Harris offers a thumbs up earlier than being carted into an ambulance pic.twitter.com/UkYdCl5AOf
— Terrible Asserting (@awfulannouncing) October 16, 2023
Not solely was it a scary scene, however it was surrounded by a ton of eerie as nicely, as issues had been similar to the Damar Hamlin incident when the protection suffered cardiac arrest final December, requiring CPR earlier than being taken to a hospital.
Inactive for the “Sunday Night time Soccer” sport, Hamlin was seen on the bench together with his head down as he watched medical employees care for Harris. (RELATED: GOOD LORD! Patriots’ Jabrill Peppers Brutally Lays Out Raiders’ Davante Adams With Absolute Powerbomb Hit)
The Payments operating again is in his first season with Buffalo following 4 years with the New England Patriots.