New Orleans Saints ejer Tom Benson er her til aften død.
Benson har ejet Saints siden 1985. Hvor han startede med at hyre GM Jim Finks og head coach Jim Mora.
Tom Benson har de seneste uger været indlagt på et hospital i New Orleans Her var meldingerne at han var i bedring.
Tom Benson blev født i New Orleans i 1927. Tom Benson blev 90 år gammel.
R.I.P. Tom Benson
— New Orleans Saints (@Saints) March 16, 2018
Once a Saint, always a Saint. After the @Saints win in week 16 against the Falcons, @SeanPayton and @drewbrees gave Tom Benson the game ball, thanking him for all of his contributions made towards the team. RIP Tom, you will be missed. pic.twitter.com/C5tzoTb98X
— NFL Films (@NFLFilms) March 16, 2018
— The MMQB (@theMMQB) March 16, 2018
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I will forever be indebted to Mr. Tom Benson for believing in me and giving me the opportunity to be a member of the Saints organization and the New Orleans community. I will miss his presence, leadership, and grandfatherly advice. We know you will continue to watch over us all with that umbrella in your hand.
— Morten Andersen (@ma2544) March 17, 2018