Former New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey died Saturday of complications from the novel coronavirus. In 1970, Dempsey kicked a 63-yard field goal, a record that would stand for 43 years.
Former Eagles kicker Tom Dempsey has died from the coronavirus
He set an NFL record kicking a 63 yard field goal with Saints. That is now 1 yard short of the NFL record
— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) April 5, 2020
Saddened to hear about the death of former Saints PK. Tom Dempsey due to health complications in contracting the CoronaVirus.
Tom was a good man, loved to talk football and he was a great asset to our community in so many ways.
Prayers and condolences to Carlene and the family pic.twitter.com/rd9H2mJ15s
— Michael Detillier (@MikeDetillier) April 5, 2020
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