Leonard Thompson aka Leonard Irwin Thompson was a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League has died at the age of 69 Wednesday night, the cause of death was given. His death news was announced by the Lions team through Twitter which reads “We are saddened to learn this week of the passing of Lions legend Leonard Thompson, who played 12 seasons for the Lions from 1975-86,” added “In Lions history, Thompson is tied for 10th in career games played (175) and tied for fourth in career touchdown receptions (35). We extend our sympathies to the Thompson family.” Following the news of Leonard Thompson’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the legendary football player, with fans offering their condolences to his friends and family. One user tweeted “Thank you, Leonard Thompson. Made me not only a Lions fan but also really love the game. So glad you were born! RIP.” Another said “Yeah, he played for a division rival in the ’80s, but I loved watching him play. R.I.P. Leonard Thompson.” Another tweeted “I hope the Lions will be putting up a career highlight reel of Leonard Thompson so the younger generation will get an idea of how great he was #RIP39.”
What was Leonard Thompson Net Worth?
Leonard Thompson Net Worth
$4 Million to $7 Million USD
Leonard Thompson aka Leonard Irwin Thompson was a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He was born on 28 July 1952 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, he was 69 years old at the time of his death. From 1975 to 1986 he spent his entire NFL career with the Detroit Lions. His first five seasons as a backup at halfback and wideout for the Lions. Thompson was also a star on special teams, he served as the leader on the Lions’ “suicide squads.” He played all 12 seasons of his NFL career with the Lions and ranks 10th in franchise history for games played.
The estimated Net Worth of Leonard Thompson is between $4 Million to $7 Million USD.
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