APRIL 4 - Tom Dempsey was an NFL kicker born without toes on his kicking foot who made a record 63-yard field goal using a flat-front shoe. Dempsey’s winning field goal for the New Orleans Saints against Detroit on Nov. 8, 1970, stood as an NFL record for 43 years. He spent 11 seasons in the NFL. Dempsey, who was diagnosed with dementia, died while struggling with complications from the new coronavirus. He was 73.