Damar Hamlin, Buffalo Bills’ player, responded to allegations that he wore a blasphemous jacket to the Super Bowl.
Hamlin’s cardiac arrest in week 17 of the NFL season, after a tackle by the Bills and Cincinnati Bengals made national headlines. Before he was taken to the hospital, medical professionals had to revive his heartbeat.
Hamlin was able to make a remarkable recovery. He attended the Super Bowl just six weeks after his miraculous recovery.
While many applaud Hamlin, others were angered by the jacket’s disrespectful image depicting Jesus Christ. Adrian Peterson (ex-NFL star) called the jacket blasphemous via social media.
“We all fail, but we are all better than the average man!” This is disrespectful! Peterson also added to the post.
Hamlin replied to the tweets in two tweets he sent from his social media accounts on Wednesday.
“I have spoken with my parents and I now understand why my coat might have offended some people,” said Hamlin. Hamlin stated that it was not my intention to disrespect or hurt anyone. The coat is abstract art to him.
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