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Ultimate Super Bowl share: Family

NFL players put priority on finding the people who support them all their lives

Originally Published: February 1, 2014
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

Earlier this week, Jason Pierre-Paul sat back in his Pompano Beach, Fla., home and talked about the inspiration of his life.

"Growing up as a kid, my father was always there," Pierre-Paul explained.

And when Pierre-Paul -- then a precocious pass-rusher for the New York Giants only a month past his 23rd birthday -- found himself headed to Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis two years ago, he wanted to repay the debt.

Thing was, his father Jean, a Haitian immigrant, had never been ...

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