Tee Higgins ‘In A Good Place’ Following Damar Hamlin Well being Replace
Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tee Higgins says he is relieved to listen to Damar Hamlin is doing higher after his medical emergency on Monday … revealing he is been in touch with the Payments security’s mother within the days following the sport.
Hamlin tackled Higgins proper earlier than he collapsed on the sector through the Bengals and Payments’ Monday Night time Soccer matchup … and the previous Clemson star says when he realized what was taking place, he knew it was a critical state of affairs.
“At first, me being a soccer participant, I am considering he simply flopped,” Higgins mentioned after observe on Thursday. “I appeared once more and seen what occur, I simply turned my head and never give it some thought. I knew it was one thing loopy. One thing tragic. It was exhausting.”
After the sport was suspended, Higgins went to the hospital to verify on Hamlin … and he is been in touch with Damar’s household within the days following.
“Damar’s mother hit me, texted me this morning, and advised me about every thing and it made me really feel much more at dwelling,” Higgins mentioned.
“I’m in a very good place proper now.”
Tee Higgins’ first public feedback since Monday Night time Soccer. Stated he spoke with Damar Hamlin’s mom. Stated it’s exhausting to neglect about, however they’re skilled soccer gamers and have to maneuver ahead. pic.twitter.com/mpw4UCksNe
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“I actually respect them, simply listening to from them and them having my again as nicely, so yeah. Feels good.”
In fact, some misguided folks have seemingly blamed Tee (one thing Bart Scott was accused of doing) for the medical emergency, so to listen to Higgins say he is holding up is welcome information.
Previous to observe, Higgins appeared to collect his ideas and replicate earlier than operating out with the remainder of his teammates.
Tee Higgins operating out to observe. Seems to take a second to pause earlier than persevering with on. We’ll hopefully get an opportunity to talk with him at present after observe to see how he is doing. pic.twitter.com/keQw1oqs2P
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Hamlin is making critical enhancements as he stays below fixed care in a Cincinnati hospital … and was even in a position to talk in writing with nurses Wednesday night time — asking who gained Monday’s sport.
As for transferring ahead, Higgins admits it may be a problem to maneuver on … however as a soccer participant, he has to change his focus to taking the sector towards the Baltimore Ravens this Sunday.