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Former NFL kicker Tom Dempsey in hospice from COVID-19

Tom Dempsey the former NFL legend is in hospice fighting for his life from the Coronavirus. Please pray for him and his family at this time.

Growing up, my favorite NFL kicker was Tom Dempsey. Dempsey had the record for the longest field goal when he hit a 63 yard field goal back in the day. The cool thing was Dempsey had a disability. He was missing half of his foot.

Well the former Buffalo Bills kicker is in hospice care after being diagnosed with coronavirus.

Dempsey, who once held the NFL record for booting a field goal 63 yards when he played with the Saints, began receiving hospice care Wednesday after contracting the virus last month during an outbreak at a senior living center where he lives in New Orleans, according to his daughter.

Dempsey, 73, was diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26.

He then started medication at the Lambeth House senior living center that cut his fever by early Tuesday, but the 11-year NFL vet’s oxygen levels started to drop by Wednesday morning, along with a diminished appetite.

Please keep Tom in your prayers as he fights for his life. He will always be one of my favorite players in the NFL. Pray for Tom Dempsey.

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