Steve Gleason: A saint to more than just New Orleans

 
Steve Gleason’s return to the New Orleans Saints following his diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).
 
To many the name Steve Gleason probably doesn’t sound familiar. After all, Gleason was not a star quarterback nor did he have a Hall of Fame career. No, Steve Gleason is unlike many of football’s mainstream heroes today. The 36-year-old is no longer able to play football. His career is not a collection of highlight reel plays. You won’t listen to him during telecast’s of football games as an announcer. And that’s what makes Steve Gleason’s story so great. In a week where prima donna’s like Jadeveon Clowney dominated the news, it is likely few caught ESPN’s special on Gleason. If you didn’t catch their E:60 piece, please watch it here.
Travel to New Orleans and everyone knows who Steve Gleason is. September 25, 2006. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the storm that left the city of New Orleans in ruins, Gleason became famous. Football hadn’t been played in the Superdome in nearl

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Join hosts Frank Jones, Jason Calbos, and Kenny Times as they discuss all the latest NFL News, recap week 5 and preview all the big games scheduled for week 6. Huddle with the Krew and call the plays live Thursday October 8, 2013 at 9:00 est

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