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Bills’ assistant athletic trainer who performed CPR on Damar Hamlin receives one NFL MVP vote

Feb 10, 2023

Members of the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals staff were recognized during Thursday night’s NFL Honors show in Phoenix for their heroic acts in helping save the life of second-year safety Damar Hamlin after he collapsed on the field from cardiac arrest during a Week 17 matchup at Highmark Stadium.

However, one trainer in particular, Denny Kellington, received special recognition as the Bills assistant athletic trainer who performed CPR on Hamlin while on the field.

According to The Associated Press’ Rob Maaddi, Kellington received one vote for NFL MVP from veteran ESPN reporter Suzy Kolber who said her vote was a "symbolic gesture representing ‘everyone’ who carries the weight of that job, every week. They rarely get the recognition they deserve."

Source: Fox News

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