Damar Hamlin expected to play in 2023

Damar Hamlin is an American football safety for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Pittsburgh and was selected by the Bills in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

Hamlin was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, and attended McKees Rocks High School. He was a four-star recruit and was ranked as the 14th best safety in the country by 247Sports. He committed to play college football at the University of Pittsburgh over offers from schools such as Penn State, Ohio State, and Michigan.

Hamlin had a successful career at Pittsburgh. He started 30 games over four seasons and recorded 147 tackles, 10 interceptions, and 10 passes defended. He was a two-time All-Big East Conference selection and was named to the 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship Game roster.

Hamlin was drafted by the Bills in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft. He made an immediate impact as a rookie, starting 14 games and recording 65 tackles, two interceptions, and six passes defended. He was named to the PFWA All-Rookie Team.

In 2022, Hamlin continued to play well. He started all 17 games and recorded 89 tackles, two interceptions, and 10 passes defended. He was a key member of the Bills’ defense, which led the NFL in takeaways.

Hamlin is a talented safety with a bright future. He is a physical player who is good in coverage. He is also a hard worker and is always looking to improve. He is a valuable member of the Bills’ defense and is a key part of their success.

On January 2, 2023, Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest after making a tackle during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. He was taken to the hospital and was later released. Hamlin has since made a full recovery and is expected to play in the 2023 season.

Hamlin’s story is an inspiration to many. He has shown that even when faced with adversity, it is possible to overcome and achieve your goals. He is a role model for young athletes and is an inspiration to all who know him.

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