Pulitzer Worthy

Steve Gleason was never a star when he played in the NFL. He was, however, responsible for one of the greatest moments in New Orleans Saints history: a blocked punt in the Saints post-K return to the Superdome on September 25, 2006.

Steve was honored before yesterday’s game. He has ALS (aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease.) Jeff Duncan wrote a *brilliant* profile of Gleason that was on the front page of the Sunday Picayune. It’s one of the best pieces I’ve read in a long time. Yup, it’s Pulitzer worthy.

Finally, here’s a clip of Steve Gleason’s moment in the limelight:

4 thoughts on “Pulitzer Worthy

  1. pansypoo says:

    hope a cure comes fast. and more stem cells. fuck the fundy twits.

  2. Lovely moment, surely. Such an illness in one so young is sad, indeed.

  3. Adrastos says:

    @Mimi: It’s such a horrible disease and it’s effectively a death sentence. Terrible.

  4. Jame says:

    Thank you for posting this. Steve’s a great guy.

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