Tom Benson, Robert DeNiro

New Orleans Saints and New ORleans Hornets owner Tom Benson, center, sits with actor Robert DeNiro, second left in the second half of an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Hornets and the Los Angeles Lakers in New Orleans, Wednesday, March 6, 2013. The Lakers won 108-102. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson remains hospitalized after nearly two weeks, but he's "showing signs of improvement," according to a statement. 

Benson, 90, remains in the intensive care unit at Ochsner Medical Center after being hospitalized on Feb. 21 with flu symptoms. 

"He remains in stable condition," read an update from Greg Bensel, the organization's senior vice president of communications. "Mrs. [Gayle] Benson once again thanks everyone for their continued support and prayers." 

Benson was also admitted to Ochsner Medical Center in October following the Saints' win over the Chicago Bears for precautionary reasons after being worn out following a long weekend, and he was released a few days later.

Tom Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans, was recently admitted to Ochsner Medical Center with flu symptoms, according to a statement from Greg Bensel, the organization's senior vice president of communications.

Benson, 90, has been admitted to the intensive care unit and is resting comfortably, according to the statement. 

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