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‘Love You Boys!’ Dallas Cowboys, NFL to Honor Damar Hamlin as Bills Make IR Move


Because the Buffalo Bills get excellent news on the health of safety Damar Hamlin, the Dallas Cowboys and the NFL can be demonstrating league-wide support for the fallen player during Week 18 motion on Saturday and Sunday, the league announced.

Said Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, citing the league’s schedule-shuffling within the wake of Hamlin’s injury: “It is a critical time. Home-field benefits which might be earned by how your team has played over the yr, these are all very helpful things – that haven’t any use … straight away. (They mustn’t be) considered (and never) be confused (in in comparison with) sensitivity with the injuries of Hamlin in any respect.”

Hamlin, who suffered a cardiac arrest on the sector within the recent “Monday Night Football” game in Cincinnati, is now communicating with doctors and likewise conducted a video call together with his teammates on the Bills, who’ve moved him to IR while at the identical time rallying around him with a “Play for 3” (his jersey number) theme.

“Love you boys!” Hamlin said in his team call.

And he’s about to feel the love in return.

While the discharge says all 32 teams have the “option” and are “encouraged” to follow through with the demonstration of support, it is a protected bet that every one organizations can be honoring Hamlin through this set of plans …

1. Pregame Moment of Support

As an alternative of a moment of silence, Hamlin’s incredible recovery is deserving of a moment of applause and support prior to the national anthem as he continues to heal after affected by cardiac arrest on Monday.

The announcement within the stadium during this moment will read as follows:

“Throughout the week, all the NFL family has been praying for Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills as he continues his recovery, and we thank the primary responders and medical professionals involved in his care.

“The (team name) ask you to affix us in a moment of support and love Damar, and cheer for him and his family as they proceed their fight.”

2. Field Painting

Each hosting team has the choice to honor Hamlin’s No. 3 jersey by outlining the “3” within the numbers on the 30-yard line in either red or blue.

3. Pregame Shirts

Players can have the choice to wear black t-shirts with the message “Love for Damar 3” across the chest. For Bills team members, this shirt can be royal blue.

Buffalo staff and team personnel with a “3” stitched into the hats as well.

The Bills players may even have a No. 3 jersey patch for Week 18.

The Bills (12-3) are set to complete out the regular season with some emotional momentum headed into the playoffs, as they host the Latest England Patriots (8-8) on Sunday at Highmark Stadium. Kickoff is ready for 12 p.m. CT. The playoff-bound Cowboys play at Washington within the late-afternoon slot.

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