“I think he’s got a great personality,” Rodgers said. “He’s laid back, he enjoys a good joke. He has one of those contagious laughs. I’m not going to put it on the Tony Palmer level; Tony Palmer had the most incredible, contagious laugh that you just couldn’t help but start laughing. Ryan Pickett has a very similar laugh. So Tony Palmer’s on top, then Pick, and then Eddie’s kind of sneaking up the laugh boards there.

“He’s fun to be around. He cares about it, he puts the time in, he’s very sharp, but he’s always good for a laugh as well.”

Except when he has the ball.

“(I) just run physically. Try not to get tackled by the first person,” Lacy said. “When you make contact, make sure the defender feels you. You just run powerful and don’t go down by that first hit.”

When reminded of the Hulk comparison again after that remark, Lacy laughed again.

“That’s just how I am, man,” he said. “I don’t know, man. It’s all for me about being comfortable. The more comfortable I am, the better I am.”

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