Buffalo Payments operating again Damien Harris was launched from the hospital on Monday after being rushed out of Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, New York, by ambulance following a scary scene that left him immobile on the turf throughout the sport in opposition to the New York Giants on Sunday evening.
Harris does have some neck ache, “however in any other case goes to be superb,” in response to ESPN.
The Payments went on to win in thrilling style in opposition to the Giants, 14-9, however Harris’ standing after taking a first-half hit that left him needing to be stretchered off the sector was atop everybody’s minds post-game.
In fact, the Payments and its fan base beforehand handled security Damar Hamlin’s on-field cardiac arrest incident final season. So seeing the ambulance on the sector on Sunday evening was a troublesome sight to see for all these watching within the stands and at dwelling.
Fortunately, after the sport, studies had been optimistic, regardless of preliminary appearances.
“Issues are heading in a superb path proper now for Damien,” Buffalo head coach Sean McDermott mentioned after the sport.
Harris was mendacity on the turf after being hit by Giants linebacker Bobby Okereke on his first contact of the sport — a third-and-inches play wherein he did choose up the primary down previous to needing medical consideration.
Harris was tended to for a number of minutes earlier than the ambulance got here out on the sector. He was then positioned on a stretcher and moved into the ambulance, however he was capable of give the group and the NBC broadcast cameras a thumbs-up signal.
It’s unknown the precise damage Harris suffered, although it’s inferred that it includes his neck. Together with his discharge from the hospital, his timetable to return to the sector has but to be disclosed.
The 26-year-old is in his first 12 months with the Payments after spending his first 4 seasons with the New England Patriots after being chosen within the third spherical of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Alabama.