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STEVE GLEASON RUMORS

Amazon closing deal for Steve Gleason documentary

The story of former New Orleans Saints safety and special teams standout Steve Gleason continues to inspire.  His years-long journey and fight against ALS has been a remarkable and heroic story that is now about ready to make its way to even wider audiences. A self-titled documentary, covering over four years worth of footage of Gleason living with ALS, premeired at this year...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Gleason gets a ton of support from the Saints at Sundance

The Super Bowl hero for the New Orleans Saints and incredible leader in the fight to help search for a cure for ALS, has now put his story onto the big screen. Steve Gleason's documentary film "Gleason," was premiered on Saturday at the Sundance Film Festival.According to Mike Triplett of ESPN, it featured a standing ovation from those watching, as well as plenty of tears as well...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Film gives look at Gleason's life with Lou Gehrig's disease

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason was never going to turn a film documenting his life with Lou Gehrig's disease into a sanitized, feel-good story of triumph in the face of tragedy. Arguably more famous now for how he lives with ALS than he ever was for football, Gleason is more nuanced and genuine than that. And so is the documentary, ''GLEASON,'...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Gleason perfectly trolls Falcons on Twitter after blocked punt

Former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason was honored with a great tribute before Thursday night’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. Gleason, who suffers from ALS, was in attendance for the game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. And when Michael Mauti blocked Matt Bosher’s punt and returned it for a touchdown in the first quarter of the game, Gleason took to Twitter to weigh...
Via The Sports Daily
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve Gleason Gets Last Laugh On Classless Twitter Troll That Tries To Make Fun Of Him

Some people are too stupid for words. They think they can say something thanks to the anonymity of Twitter and no matter how hateful, tasteless, and classless it is they believe it's okay. No, Idiot Twitter Users! It is not okay!For example, a person on Twitter decided it was a good idea to make fun of former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason--who is wheelchair bound due to...
Via FatManWriting
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Steve Gleason Shares Thoughts On New Orleans In Emotional Letter

Nine years ago this September, Steve Gleason permanently placed his name in New Orleans history with one play. His blocked punt against the Atlanta Falcons (in the first game played at the Superdome since Hurricane Katrina almost destroyed the entire city one year before) set the tone for the season, and made him a fan favorite despite Gleason being nothing more than a role player...
Via Gamedayr
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

IMG producing documentary on former NFL player Steve Gleason

The story of former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason just got a significant boost in its ability to reach the masses. According to The Hollywood Reporter, sports and media agency IMG is getting into the original content business, an effort led by former ESPN executive Mark Shapiro. Its first project will be a documentary about Gleason, who was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic...
Via Awful Announcing
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints hero Steve Gleason home from hospital, ready for next challenge

Former Saints player Steve Gleason is now home from the hospital, ready to conquer the next challenge in his battle against ALS, albeit adjusting once again to a new piece of medical equipment, this one to help him breathe.   One week ago, Gleason had to be hospitalized and undergo a tracheotomy. It's a procedure Gleason was expecting to have done early this summer, but was hoping...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gleason celebrates 37th birthday with fan videos, day at Saints camp

Former hero of the New Orleans Saints post-Katrina comeback Steve Gleason is celebrating his 37th birthday today. It's a major milestone for Gleason, who revealed he was battling ALS in 2011. The average life expectancy of an ALS patient is two to five years. In honor of the big birthday, former teammate and Team Gleason supporter Scott Fujita asked fans via Twitter to re-enact Gleason...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2 of the 3 radio hosts who mocked Steve Gleason are employed again in Atlanta

One of the most vile, reprehensible, regrettable episodes of this year in sports was when 3 Atlanta radio hosts aired a vignette that mocked former Saints player Steve Gleason, who has been courageously fighting ALS.  The pre-planned bit featured hosts Steven "Steak" Shapiro, Chris Dimino, and Nick Cellini of 790 The Zone in Atlanta doing knock knock jokes with Cellini impersonating...
Via Awful Announcing
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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