Sunday night “was everything” for Damar Hamlin.

The Bills’ Week 9 primetime matchup with the Bengals brought Hamlin back to Cincinnati’s Paycor Stadium, where the Buffalo safety was at the center of a chilling scene last season. Amid a “Monday Night Football” matchup in early January, Hamlin experienced an episode of cardiac arrest after an on-field collision and needed to have his heartbeat restored on the turf before he was transported to a local hospital.

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The 25-year-old miraculously made a full recovery and was able to rejoin the Bills for this season. Hamlin did not play in Sunday night’s game, but after Buffalo’s 24-18 loss, he spent nearly 15 minutes near midfield where he surely experienced a wide range of emotions.

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Hamlin posted about the scene on X, formerly known as Twitter.

“Tonight was everything for me.. y’all don’t know the half of it. Trust me,” Hamlin wrote.

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It proved to be an eventful weekend for Hamlin. The night before the Bills-Bengals contest, Hamlin had dinner with 10 members of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center staff who helped save his life.

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