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Tribute to Tom Benson unveiled in Champions Square

Tom Benson's statue is unveiled at Champions Square (Photo: The New Orleans Saints) Tom Benson's statue is unveiled at Champions Square (Photo: The New Orleans Saints)
(Photo: The New Orleans Saints) (Photo: The New Orleans Saints)

There's a new tribute to New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson that fans will enjoy forever.

A statue of Benson was unveiled Tuesday at the landing of the grand staircase of Champions Square.

The statue depicts Benson hoisting the Lombardi Trophy in the air.

Saints quarterback Drew Brees was on hand for the ceremony and tweeted, "honored to be a part of statue unveiling of Mr. Tom Benson at Superdome. A symbol of hope and inspiration forever!"

Head coach Sean Payton along with Governor Bobby Jindal spoke at the ceremony about Benson's commitment to the city of New Orleans and the team.


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