Krieg recalls McNair as quiet, reserved, respected

Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando

Former Seahawks quarterback Dave Krieg discussed Steve McNair's passing with Mitch Levy of Seattle radio station KJR. Audio here. Krieg and McNair played together in Tennessee during the 1997 and 1998 seasons as Krieg finished a 19-year NFL career.

Krieg on McNair: He was a fisherman, hunter, simple lifestyle-type guy. His mom raised him, worked 16 hours a day, so he always respected what she did for him. Kind of quiet, reserved. But when he did say something, similar to Steve Largent, you would listen to him.

McNair being shot and killed over the weekend stands as one of the more stunning sports-related developments I can recall.