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Tom Dempsey, Saints legend and former NFL kicker, dies at 73

2 monthes ago   |   By Review Journal

His game-winning field goal against Detroit on Nov. 8, 1970, stood as an NFL record for 43 years until the Broncos' Matt Prater broke it with a 64-yarder in Denver in 2013.
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Ex-NFL kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus complications, family says

Ex-NFL kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus complications, family says

2 monthes ago   |   By WTAE

He was born without toes on his right foot and fingers on his right hand, but he overcame the odds and had an 11-year NFL career.
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Former New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey dies from coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

Tom Dempsey, the former New Orleans Saints kicker best remembered for a record-setting 63-yard field goal, died Saturday from coronavirus. He was 73. Dempsey, who became a football icon for his 1970 kick despite being born without fingers on his right hand or toes on his right foot, had been at...
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Tom Dempsey, who overcame disability to set NFL kicking record, dies of coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

The Saints kicker whose 63-yard field goal was a record for over 40 years had suffered from Alzheimer's and dementia in recent years.
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Former Saints K Dempsey dies after battle with COVID-19

2 monthes ago   |   By National Post

Record-setting New Orleans Saints kicker Tom Dempsey has died due to complications of the coronavirus, his family told NOLA.com. He was 73.
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Tom Dempsey, former NFL kicker, dead from coronavirus at 73

Tom Dempsey, former NFL kicker, dead from coronavirus at 73

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Tom Dempsey, who became a record-setting NFL placekicker for the New Orleans Saints despite being born without toes on his right foot, died Saturday after contracting the coronavirus, the team announced. He was 73. Dempsey had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease and dementia since 2012 and had been in hospice care for several days after...
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