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Tom Benson hospitalized for precautionary reasons

Tom Benson was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Source: Garland Gillen Tom Benson was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Source: Garland Gillen
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New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans Owner Tom Benson was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons Sunday afternoon. Benson was attending Sunday's Saints vs. Bears game when he fell ill. Benson is expected to be released Sunday night according to Saints Executive Vice President of Communications Greg Bensel.

Benson felt weak after a busy weekend of events. He attended the Saints Hall of Fame ceremonies Friday night, Saturday's Pelicans vs. Cavaliers game and met with Governor Jon Bel Edwards Sunday morning.

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