Former Steelers safety Ryan Clark wears Damar Hamlin No. 3 Buffalo Bills jerseys on TV to pay tribute to the hospitalized player after his cardiac arrest… as a colleague admitted to ESPN that the look ‘caught me by the throat’.
- Former NFL safety Ryan Clark paid tribute to Damar Hamlin on ESPN Friday
- Clark wore Hamlin No. 3 jersey after he went into cardiac arrest at MNF
- Hamlin had to be resuscitated in the Cincinnati field after a hit from Tee Higgins
- Since then, the 24-year-old has shown ‘substantial improvement’ in his condition
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Former Pittsburgh Steeler and ESPN analyst Ryan Clark paid tribute to Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin’s recovery in We friday morning
A few days after an impassioned speech, Clark did what thousands of Americans have done in recent days and claimed the existence of a Bills No. 3 jerseys.
Despite the difficulties of easily accepting the Hamlin jersey, Clark had help from Fanatics to appear on ESPN’s morning show in more casual attire.
‘I think it’s important for me,’ Clark said Friday morning ESPN.
Former Pittsburgh and Washington star Ryan Clark wore a Damar Hamlin jersey on set Friday
‘What does this boy have now for a whole country. It’s not just people who love sports and it brings us together for a good cause rather than something that’s divisive.’
Host Mike Greenburg admitted he got emotional seeing Clark in Bills gear, adding that it ‘caught me by the throat.’
Hamlin made ‘huge improvements’ on Thursday since requiring CPR on the Paycor Stadium turf on Monday Night.
Damar Hamlin went into cardiac arrest in the first quarter of Monday night’s game in OH.
After being transferred to the ICU, the fear for Hamlin’s life became immediate. Although there was a marked improvement in the 24-year-old’s health.
‘He is beginning to wake up and his neurological condition and function appear to be intact,’ said Dr. Timothy Pritts of the UC College of Medicine in a video press conference on Thursday.
On Friday morning his breathing tube was removed and he spoke with his Bills teammates via FaceTime.
Meanwhile, Clark received tremendous praise for his discussion of Hamlin’s cardiac arrest during MNF’s Bengals-Bills game.
On SportsCenter following the game suspension, Clark was incredibly emotional.
‘It’s about a young man at 24 years old, living his dream, who a few hours ago was getting ready to play the biggest game of his career in the NFL and there’s probably nowhere else in the world he’d rather be. arrived and now he is fighting. for his life,’ he said Monday.
In a chilling scene, Hamlin was given CPR on the field while surrounded by teammates
‘When Damar Hamlin fell to the turf, you saw the medical staff rush onto the field and both teams were on the field you realized it wasn’t normal, it wasn’t just football.
‘When you see the same team on the field crying like that, your first thought is for Damar Hamlin, the second is his family.
‘It’s not about a football player, it’s about a person, a brother, a son, a friend, about someone loved by so many that you have to watch go through this.’