Sight is a fairly important sense, especially when your job is finding holes and blasting through them.
Saying he's "very blind" and displaying his inability to see across the room without the contacts, Lacy told reporters Thursday that his eye started bothering him after wearing his contacts past their normal 30-day shelf life.
The bulldozing runner said he would use the contacts again this weekend and rebuffed a suggestion he go with goggles.
"I refuse," Lacy said before backtracking slightly, per ESPN.com. "I don't want to say I refuse because I might, because I think it will be better than wearing contacts, but that's kind of old school."
And by old school, he means a specific old school running back.
"That's what I get, Eric Dickerson," he said.