'Addiction is a cunning disease'

Ex-Jets QB Ray Lucas celebrates a 'clean and clear' Father's Day

Updated: June 21, 2011, 12:12 PM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

WEST ORANGE, N.J. -- The band did its job, bringing the congregation to its feet with a medley of Christian rock. The pastor would come later. Now, between song and sermon, Ray Lucas was on stage Saturday night at the Life Christian Church to share his story with 150 fellow members in the worship room.

Under bright lights, Lucas revisited his darkest times, drawing gasps and an occasional "amen" from a rapt audience.

The former New York Jets quarterback talked about the ...

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