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Legendary New Orleans Saints placekicker Tom Dempsey passed away due to complications from the virus. He is one of 15 people in his New Orleans retirement home to die after contracting the virus last month. Dempsey was 73.


(The Big Lead)
Filed Under: NFL
Originally published on TigerDroppings.com

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Damn. That is sad. Prayers for his family.
Reply2 months
Damn...I was at the game against Detroit in the old Tulane stadium. I was 12 years old at the time. After the game, as we were exiting through the lower level under the stadium, they were hustling Tom through there (probably to meet with reporters?) and I dodged away from my parents to try and shake his hand. He actually stopped, shook my hand, and then tousled my hair. Great guy, for sure. R.I.P. Tom, this "kid" never forgot you.
Reply2 months
Great story!
2 months
RIP
Reply2 months
They reported last week that he recovered?? RIP Tom!
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Keep Morten safe.
Reply2 months
lost one of the greats - frick you 2020 and frick you Covid-19
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