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Saints' recording-breaking kicker Tom Dempsey dies after contracting Covid-19

5 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

New Orleans legend held record for longest field-goal in history Dempsey was born with no toes on his kicking foot The New Orleans Saints have confirmed that their legendary kicker, Tom Dempsey, has died after contracting Covid-19. He was 73. Dempsey had an extraordinary career. He was born without toes on his right foot, the same foot he kicked with during his NFL career. He used a specially adapted flat boot to kick with and the shoe is now displayed in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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NFL kicker known for record 63-yard field goal, dies from coronavirus in Louisiana retirement home

NFL kicker known for record 63-yard field goal, dies from coronavirus in Louisiana retirement home

5 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

Tom Dempsey, remembered for his history-making 63-yard-field goal for the New Orleans Saints, died after testing positive for COVID-19 at the Louisiana senior center where he lived.
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