Marty Lyons Talks Fatherhood, Football And The Reason He Started Up His Foundation

Marty Lyons sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey and how being a dad inspired him to start up his foundation. Next, he and I talk about the values he looked to instill into his kids when they were growing up. We also talk about his time in the NFL and what he misses the most about his playing days. Lastly, We finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Marty Lyons

Marty Lyons played defensive tackle for the New York Jets for 11 seasons. He was selected to two Pro Bowls and was named the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year in 1984. From playing for the New York Jets before he later went to become a broadcaster as a radio analyst.  Marty Lyons knows what it means to live and breathe Jets football. In his book, If These Walls Could Talk: New York Jets, Lyons provides insight into the Jets inner sanctum as only he can, from the New York Sack Exchange days alongside the likes of Joe Klecko to the current roster helmed by Sam Darnold.

Go to Marty‚Äôs site at martylyonsfoundation.org to learn more about his foundation and where you can purchase his book, If These Walls Could Talk: New York Jets. 

About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. Please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts.

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