Jevon Holland and Jaylen Waddle go off on Skip Bayless for his tweets on Damar Hamlin

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As NFL players and fans alike brace to learn more about the health status of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, one sports personality who has received a lot of flack is polarizing pundit Skip Bayless. Miami Dolphins stars Jevon Holland and Jaylen Waddle are among those who have spoken out against Bayless.

During the highly anticipated Monday Night Football matchup between the Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals, Hamlin went down midway though the first quarter and stayed on the ground, unresponsive, as CPR was administered.

He was ultimately rushed to a local hospital (where he remains in critical condition), but there was a very real fear during the Monday night telecast that Hamlin had passed away.

It was during that uncertainty that Bayless rattled off four tweets that many have perceived to be quite insensitive.

Though people on Twitter took issue with all of Bayless’ tweets, it was the third one that he published that left people most angry. Many took it as a sign that Bayless was worrying about the game when Hamlin’s life was still very much in danger.

That’s how Holland and Waddle seemingly took it as well.

Early Tuesday morning, the Bills organization announced that Hamlin had suffered cardiac arrest.

“Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest following a hit in our game versus the Bengals,” the Bills announced via a statement. “His heartbeat was restored on the field and he was transferred to the UC Medical Center for further testing and treatment. He is currently sedated and listed in critical condition.”

It is still a scary situation without a doubt, but there is possibly some light at the end of the tunnel. Hamlin’s marketing representative Jordon Rooney took to Twitter on Monday night to offer some good news.

Since the incident occurred, Hamlin has received an outpouring of support from athletes across the sports world. Clearly, NFL players feel especially involved in the situation. Though the league is highly competitive and football is a very violent sport, the players within the league are part of a brotherhood.

Surely, they are all leaning on that brotherhood right now.

As for Bayless, it will be interesting to see if he deals with the backlash for a long time going forward or if people forget about his tweets once more news regarding Hamlin is revealed.

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