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Damar Hamlin will be honored by ALL 32 NFL teams, as league reveals pregame moment of support

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Damar Hamlin will be honored by ALL 32 NFL teams, as league reveals pregame moment of support

Damar Hamlin will be honored this weekend by ALL 32 NFL teams, as the league displays pregame moments of support, warmup t-shirts and the option to paint the No. 3 on the 30-yard field line number in Bills blue or red

The NFL announced Friday that every team in the league this weekend will honor Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who is awake and off his breathing tube after suffering cardiac arrest against the Bengals on Monday.

The football community has shown massive support for Hamlin, with Robert Kraft, Tom Brady and Matthew Stafford among many to donate to his GoFundMe, and now the NFL has launched a list of official options for those to recognize. team the 24-year-old .

Activations include a moment of support before the game, painting his No. 3 at each 30-yard line and wearing black t-shirts that display ‘Love for Damar 3.’

Damar Hamlin's breathing tube was removed in the latest sign of improvement

Bills players will wear No.  3 patches on their jerseys this weekend in honor of Hamlin

Bills players will wear No. 3 patches on their jerseys this weekend in tribute to Damar Hamlin

The league distributes a standardized public address announcement for teams to read before the national anthem.

It read: ‘Throughout this week, the entire NFL family has been praying for Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills as he continues his recovery, and we thank the first responders and medical professionals involved in his care.

‘The [CLUB NAME] ask you to join us in a moment of support and love for Damar, and cheer him and his family on as they continue their fight.’

The league also provided more details on the field painting tribute, saying that the No. 3 must appear in either ‘Buffalo Bills Red or Buffalo Bills Blue.’

And while non-Bills players may choose to wear a black tee for Hamlin, Buffalo players will wear a similar shirt in the team’s blue.

Hats with ‘3’ embroidery will also be given to team personnel to wear during pregame, while ‘3’ jersey patches will be worn by the Bills in Week 18.

The Bills host the Patriots this Sunday.

Players around the league can wear this black Nike t-shirt to honor Hamlin

Players around the league can wear this black Nike t-shirt to honor Hamlin

Bills QB Josh Allen (17) and teammates react as Hamlin is tended to after cardiac arrest

Bills QB Josh Allen (17) and teammates react as Hamlin is tended to after cardiac arrest

On Friday, Hamlin stood up for his Bills teammates and told them he loved them in a surprise FaceTime call from his hospital bed in Cincinnati.

They don’t know we’re going to do it [the call],’ Bills coach Sean McDermott told reporters on a conference call Friday.

‘When I said we had a ‘treat’ in store, you could see the look in their eyes in anticipation of what was likely to come,’ continued McDermott.

‘And then to get Zoom and when he comes on screen … to see the player’s reaction, they stand up immediately and clap for him and shout some things at him and it’s a pretty cool exchange. for a few seconds there.’

Hamlin, pictured on the ‘big screen,’ made a ‘heart’ symbol with his hands, offered a ‘thumbs up’ sign, and even flexed for teammates, McDermott said: ‘ I’m funny… He flexes with them.’

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