Doctors attending to Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin said Thursday he has improved significantly in the past 24 hours, although he remains critically ill.
In an update relayed via the Buffalo Bills, doctors at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said the 24-year-old “showed remarkable improvement over the past 24 hours” and “demonstrated that he appears to be neurologically intact.”
The team added that “Hamlin’s lungs continue to heal and he is making steady progress.”
First responders restored the player’s heartbeat with an on-field defibrillator and performed CPR until an ambulance transported him to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.
Bills cornerback Kaiir Elam said Thursday that Hamlin is “awake and showing more signs of improvement”.