Saints owner Tom Benson hospitalized

Updated: Feb. 21, 2018 at 11:14 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson was admitted to an area hospital this week, according to a statement issued by his wife.

According to the news release, Benson was admitted to Ochsner Medical Center with flu symptoms and is resting comfortably.

Benson, who turned 90 in July, has been admitted into the Intensive Care Unit and is receiving treatment.

His wife, Gale, asks for thoughts and prayers.

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