Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin was discharged from a Buffalo, New York, hospital on Wednesday after he was transferred there earlier in the week from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, the Bills said.

The organization said Hamlin was admitted to Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute and went through a “comprehensive medical evaluation as well as a series of cardiac, neurological and vascular testing on Tuesday.”

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Buffalo Bills players wear the number 3 in support of safety Damar Hamlin during practice before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Orchard Park, New York, on Sunday.

Buffalo Bills players wear the number 3 in support of safety Damar Hamlin during practice before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Orchard Park, New York, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

“We have completed a series of tests and evaluations, and in consultation with the team physicians, we are confident that Damar can be safely discharged to continue his rehabilitation at home and with the Bills,” Dr. Jamie Nadler, the care team lead, critical care physician and Chief Quality Officer at Kaleida Health, said in a statement through the team.

Hamlin’s clearance to go home comes a little over a week since he suffered cardiac arrest on the field during the team’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Bills said his heartbeat needed to be restarted on the field.

BILLS’ DAMAR HAMLIN IS IN ‘GOOD SPIRITS’ AFTER BEING TRANSFERRED TO BUFFALO HOSPITAL, TEAM SAYS

Damar Hamlin, center, watching the Buffalo Bills from his hospital bed.

Damar Hamlin, center, watching the Buffalo Bills from his hospital bed. (@HamlinIsland / SPORTS REPORT+ /TMX)

Hamlin woke up days after being taken to the hospital, and by the end of the week, he was alert and watching the Bills’ game on Sunday against the New England Patriots from his bed. He was released from the Cincinnati hospital on Monday.

Dr. William A. Knight and Dr. Timothy Pritts held a press conference on Monday providing the latest — and most optimistic — update on Hamlin’s condition.

“He watched the game yesterday. When the opening kickoff was run back, he jumped up and down, got out of his chair, set I think every alarm off in the ICU in the process, but he was fine. It was just the appropriate reaction to a very exciting play,” Pritts revealed with a smile.

A poster is attached to a fence outside of University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati on Jan. 3, 2023. Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin was taken to the hospital after collapsing on the field during an NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Jan. 2.

A poster is attached to a fence outside of University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati on Jan. 3, 2023. Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin was taken to the hospital after collapsing on the field during an NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Jan. 2. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

“He very much enjoyed it and enjoys the support from everyone.”

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Hamlin’s status is a sigh of relief for the Bills, who are set to play the Miami Dolphins on Sunday in the wild-card round of the playoffs.

Fox News’ Paulina Dedaj contributed to this report.

Ryan Gaydos is the sports editor for Fox News Digital.

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