CINCINNATI, Ohio (WIVB) — Buffalo Bills General Manager Brandon Beane is in Cincinnati with other members of the team’s staff, News 4’s Chris Horvatits reported Thursday afternoon.

Head Athletic Trainer Nate Breske and Assistant Athletic Trainer Tabani Richards also remained in Cincinnati, Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott said Thursday evening.

Bills safety Damar Hamlin has been receiving care at University of Cincinnati Medical Center since suffering cardiac arrest during Monday night’s game.

According to one of his teammates, cornerback Kaiir Elam, Hamlin has since woken up after being sedated. Doctors at the hospital later confirmed this in a conference Thursday afternoon.

In a statement released Thursday, the Bills said Hamlin was “still critically ill,” but “has demonstrated that he appears to be neurologically intact.”

The doctors who spoke of Hamlin’s condition said it was possible that minutes were the difference in Hamlin’s outcome. As of Thursday afternoon, he’s still unable to speak, but he can communicate via writing.

In addition to that, he’s able to move his hands and feet, and according to doctors, has held the hands of a number of people. Bills medical and administrative staff have joined Hamlin’s family at his bedside throughout the process, doctors said.

“The Bills organization as well as the family have been with him constantly. He has interacted with all of them (Thursday),” said Dr. Timothy Pritts, Vice Chair for Clinical Operations at UC Health.

This is the 24-year-old’s second season in the NFL and both years have been with the Bills. As of now, his future in football is unknown. Doctors say it’s too early to tell.

The Bills-Bengals game was postponed and eventually, canceled.

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