Steve Gleason interviews Pearl Jam in emotional ESPN Segment

October 7, 2013 | By: Tyler Juranovich

Music and sports don’t often find themselves together, but when they do it’s beautiful.

Steve Gleason was a safety for the New Orleans Saints, known mostly for his blocked punt in 2006 that was used as a symbol for the resurgence of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In 2011 he was diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.