Posted by on April 5, 2020 10:05 am
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  • New Orleans legend held record for longest field-goal in history
  • Kicker wore special boot after being born with no toes on right foot

The New Orleans Saints have confirmed that their legendary kicker, Tom Dempsey, has died after contracting Covid-19. He was 79.

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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