Bills Safety Damar Hamlin Responds to Unprovoked Social Media Attack by Antonio Brown

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin caught the hearts and minds of every NFL player and fan, as he fell on the field in January 2023, suffering from a hit to the chest that caused cardiac arrest. Thankfully, the training staff and on-field medical staff were able to resuscitate Hamlin.

Hamlin’s story became internationally known, and his triumph through this deeply scary medical event propelled him into the national spotlight. Since then, Hamlin has used that as fuel to inspire people worldwide.

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – JANUARY 07: Damar Hamlin #3 of the Buffalo Bills warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium on January 7, 2024 in Miami…

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While his outlook on life has been all about survival and positivity, he is now engaged in a war on X with former wide receiver Antonio Brown. Brown has come under fire for months after posting questionable memes and controversies on social media.

Brown took to X to post an image of Hamlin, with a caption that reads “#CTESPN.” Oddly, Brown was responding to a prompt from an X account called “J Girl” which asked, “A fictional character’s death you have NOT gotten over.”

No one has any idea what provoked this response from Brown, and why he chose to target Hamlin—but it prompted a response from Hamlin.

Hamlin stated in his response on X, “You just DM me on Monday? guess you playing lame games on twitter with my situation because I ain’t DM you back. I pray God don’t ever let me turn into a burnt out old head like you.. I used to look up to you damn near s*** sad frfr. Talk bout a clone bring the real AB back!”

Hamlin then added with an additional message about the DMs, and took some shots at Brown.

“Been in my DM over a year talking to yourself. You was supposed to be an example setter. Now you the biggest weirdo we know! Get off twitter & go do some work with some kids or something. #PrayForAB.”

Hamlin decided not to share what Brown had been messaging him. Whatever the former wide receiver was messaging Hamlin might be even worse than his claims that Hamlin is dealing with CTE.

This is also not the first time that Brown has taken aim at current or former NFL players. He targeted former Patriots legend Tom Brady and his ex-wife Giselle in previous social media rants.

Brown has drawn the ire of many players and analysts, and while it has been a quiet few months—he has chosen to go after Hamlin on Friday. Hopefully this is just another instance of Brown “trolling” players on social media.