Tom Dempsey: One kick does wonders
Forty years later, his magical 63-yard FG still opens doors, excites memories
JEFFERSON, La.-- Consider, for a second, the former athletes who've had one spectacular feat that is forever burned in our memory.
Think Don Larsen, or Buster Douglas, or David Tyree. For us, the moment is simple: It immortalizes those athletes. But for the athletes, it's not so simple.
They often have a strange and uneasy relationship with those moments, for those moments are their legacies, whether they like it or not. At best, they have the satisfaction of accomplishing ...
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Hailing Tom Dempsey's 63-yard Field Goal