Tag: 63-yard field goal

45 years ago today, Saints fans celebrated Tom Dempsey

Posted on: November 08,2015

It happened 45 years ago today. I saw it with my own 18-year-old eyes. I still don’t believe it. Tom Dempsey, on Nov. 8, 1970, shocked the football world with a 63-yard field goal that lifted the New Orleans Saints to a most improbable 19-17 victory over the Detroit Lions. I was there. I was […]


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