You know the play.
The New Orleans Saints, in the first game back in the Superdome after Hurricane Katrina. A punt coming up from the Atlanta Falcons. Steve Gleason comes flying in to block the kick. Curtis Deloatch recovers the ball for a Saints score. The Superdome erupts.
The player most known for what might be the single most important play in franchise history has now become known as a champion for ALS. Now, eight years after appearing on HBO’s Real Sports, Gleason returns, to talk about his current condition, including ALS and the Covid-19 pandemic: