"Once in the locker room," says Jack Lambert Sr., "Jack told me, 'You know, Dad, I feel like I'm in the wrong place at the wrong time. I belong with the Steelers of the '30s and '40s. Win or lose, I'm a Steeler.' "
"The first year he was drafted I had a heart attack. I said, 'God, please let me see his first year in professional football. Let me live that long.' Here it is 10 years later, and I'm still alive. Someone says, 'Your son's gonna be in the Hall of Fame.' Here I go again...God, please let me live to see that. Jack gives me something to live for."