‘Thank you for the rivalry’: Falcons honor Tom Benson during Saints game

‘Thank you for the rivalry’: Falcons honor Tom Benson during Saints game
The Atlanta Falcons honored late New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson during Sunday’s game.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Atlanta Falcons honored late New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson during Sunday’s game.

During a timeout, a video tribute to Benson was played inside of Mercedes-Benz Stadium with the message, “Thank you for the rivalry.”

Benson passed away in March at the age of 90.

Last Sunday, Benson was honored inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome when he was inducted into the Saints “Ring of Honor” during their game against the Cleveland Browns as his widow and current owner looked on.

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