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Gleason hospitalized, released

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New Orleans, La. -

Former Saints player Steve Gleason was released from a local hospital Tuesday afternoon after falling ill during Monday night's Saints-Eagles game.

Gleason, who is fighting ALS, was transported from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to the hospital shortly before 9:00 p.m. Monday.

A message from the Team Gleason Twitter account reads, "I left the game with flu like symptoms. Feeling better now. Doing some precautionary tests. #nowhiteflags"

 

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