The terrifying events during «Monday Night Football» have strongly impacted the world of football as the NFL prepares to play its final week of the regular season.
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin he went into cardiac arrest against the Cincinnati Bengals, requiring CPR on the field before being rushed to the hospital.
While the news has been incredibly positive over the past two days—Hamlin is awake and breathing on his own—his terrifying injury was a sobering reminder of the dangers the game of football presents.
DAMAR HAMLIN ASKED ABOUT BILLS’ GAME OUTCOME AFTER WAKEN UP, DOCTORS SAY
Before college football national championship game At SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, players were asked what they thought of Hamlin as he prepares for a title shot.
«I think it makes guys want to play as hard as they can, because you never know when this game is going to be taken away from them.» TCU quarterback Max Duggan he told Fox News Digital when asked how Hamlin’s injury affects his thinking. «Give everything you can to the guys you’re with and to this coaching staff, to be with them as long as possible.»
Doctors said Hamlin was quick to ask if the Bills had beaten the Bengals once he woke up earlier in the week.
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«A lot of fear and fear at that point for him and his family, and the guys and the coaching staff that were on the field that had to experience it,» Duggan said when asked about his initial thoughts on Hamlin. «I’m glad to know that he’s better, but to hear that he asked if they won, that means that at a time when his life could have been taken, that he cared about his teammates, his family. He was thinking about the guys who were in the dressing room.
«It was quite remarkable to hear that.»
The Horned Frogs prepare to face off No. 1 Georgia on Monday like massive losers.
The Bulldogs seek to become the first repeat champions from Alabama it did so in 2012, as TCU went from being unranked during preseason to being on the cusp of its first national championship since 1938.
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TCU Wide Receiver Quentin Johnston He told Fox News Digital that his prayers are with Hamlin and his family and that Hamlin’s first words showed the love football players have for the game.
«That shows how much time and effort people put into soccer. How much love is instilled in soccer,» Johnston said.
«Obviously grateful that he came to, but then hearing his first words was ‘Did we win?’ It just says a lot about the love players have for the game.»
TCU and Georgia will play for the national championship on Monday with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 pm ET.