ESPN’s ‘Sunday NFL Countdown’ to feature Steve Gleason
Former New Orleans Saints standout Steve Gleason will be featured on ESPN’s “Sunday NFL Countdown.”
The feature includes a segment in which Gleason interviews Eddie Vedder, the lead singer of his favorite band, Pearl Jam.
"Sunday NFL Countdown" airs at 9 a.m. CST on Sunday. The feature will be re-aired on ESPN’s E:60 on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Here’s how the network describes the piece:
Steve Gleason and Pearl Jam: As Steve Gleason continues his battle with ALS, the former New Orleans Saints safety is offered an opportunity to spend time and interview the band that he says has provided the soundtrack for his life. In a revealing piece by E:60’s Chris Connelly, Gleason discusses meeting lead singer Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam, and the personal audio diary he has taped for his son.
The feature is reported by Chris Connelly and produced by Mike O’Conner.