The blocked punt that etched Steve Gleason into Saints lore and became symbolic of New Orleans’ resilience in the face of disaster is now immortalized in a nine-foot statue outside the Superdome.
"That statue is not about football," Gleason, straining to speak because of the effects of ALS, said moments before the formal unveiling on a rain-soaked Friday afternoon. "It’s a symbol of the commitment and perseverance that this community took on before that game. - Associated Press
Happy Gleason Gras, y’all.  P.S. Find Coach and tell him you love him.

The blocked punt that etched Steve Gleason into Saints lore and became symbolic of New Orleans’ resilience in the face of disaster is now immortalized in a nine-foot statue outside the Superdome.

"That statue is not about football," Gleason, straining to speak because of the effects of ALS, said moments before the formal unveiling on a rain-soaked Friday afternoon. "It’s a symbol of the commitment and perseverance that this community took on before that game. - Associated Press

Happy Gleason Gras, y’all.  P.S. Find Coach and tell him you love him.

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