Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who has made remarkable progress in his recovery from an on-field cardiac arrest incident vs. the Cincinnati Bengals, was honored as the 2023 winner of the NFL Players’ Association’s Alan Page Community Service Award.
Today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks leads off by recapping Hamlin’s comments during the nationally-televised NFL Honors show, including how Hamlin feels that “every day, I am amazed that my experiences could encourage so many others across the country and even across the world. Encourage to pray, to spread love, and to keep fighting, no matter the circumstances.”
Damar Hamlin is NFLPA’s 2023 Alan Page Community Award winner
Hamlin was recognized during Thursday’s NFL Honors celebration, the league’s primetime awards show. Hamlin took the stage to thank the medical personnel and athletic training staff from both the Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals, along with staff from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, for the life-saving actions they took once Hamlin suffered his traumatic injury.
- Bills’ Damar Hamlin wins NFLPA community service award: ‘It’s a blessing to be a blessing’ - Buffalo News
- Damar Hamlin wins Alan Page Community Award - WGR 550
- Damar Hamlin named winner of the NFLPA’s 2023 Alan Page Community Award - BuffaloBills.com
- Damar Hamlin recognized at NFL Honors: ‘It’s a lot easier to face your fears when you know your purpose’ - Buffalo News
- Bills safety Damar Hamlin wins 2023 NFLPA Alan Page Community Award - The Athletic (subscription required)
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- Bills’ Damar Hamlin makes appearance to receive NFLPA award - ESPN.com
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Bills lose WR coach Chad Hall to Jaguars
The Bills have a huge vacancy to fill on their coaching staff, as on Friday morning it was reported that wide receivers coach Chad Hall has left the Bills to take on the same role with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
- Report: Bills receivers coach Chad Hall departing team for same job with Jaguars - Buffalo News
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- Chad Hall reportedly leaving the Bills for the Jaguars - WGR 550
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