Nate Jackson

Nate Jackson is the author of Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile. He played in the NFL for six seasons.

Hang Up And Listen
Sept. 16 2013 6:39 PMHang Up and Listen: The Johnny Hancock Is Just a Kid EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Alabama’s win over Texas A&M, RG3’s slow start, and Nate Jackson’s NFL memoir Slow Getting Up.
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Jan. 9 2013 5:33 PMThe Lesson of RGIIIThe health of an NFL player belongs to everyone but the player himself.
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Sept. 10 2012 6:10 PMNFL 2012Embracing the power of spite.
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Feb. 3 2012 1:21 PMNFL 2011What it's like when an NFL linebacker nearly knocks your head off.
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Jan. 5 2012 5:37 PMPlayoff PermutationsJosh Levin and Nate Jackson take your questions about the NFL postseason.
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Dec. 16 2011 4:16 PMNFL 2011James Harrison didn't know what he was doing to Colt McCoy.
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Nov. 16 2011 4:01 PMNFL 2011The perils and pleasures of life as a 220-pound tight end.
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Oct. 26 2011 5:48 PMNFL 2011

Why HGH will never be a problem in the NFL.

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Oct. 4 2011 6:50 PMNFL 2011

The NFL player's existential dilemma.

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Sept. 12 2011 7:25 PMJay Cutler Doesn't Need To Be Loved by You
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Jan. 26 2011 10:31 AMThe Mindset of a Former Player Turned NFL Commentator
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Jan. 18 2011 11:41 AMIs Jay Cutler a Humongous Jerk?
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Jan. 10 2011 6:48 PMWhy Football Players Choose Fashion Over Safety
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Nov. 11 2010 6:38 PMInside the Mind of Eric Mangini
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Sept. 10 2010 5:14 PMI Still Love Football, But I'm No Longer a Football Fan
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Sept. 16 2013 2:15 PMWhy I Took HGHOn the desperation of an NFL player at the end of his career.
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Sept. 13 2012 2:25 PMNFL 2012An ex-player's guide to exploiting the NFL's replacement refs.
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March 6 2012 12:30 PMThe Real Outrage of the Saints Bounty ScandalIn a game where everyone gets hurt, does it matter why everyone gets hurt?
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Jan. 6 2012 5:22 PMNFL 2011An insider's guide to chop blocks.
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Jan. 4 2012 5:45 PMNFL 2011Analyst Trent Dilfer would rip quarterback Trent Dilfer.
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Dec. 14 2011 1:49 PMNFL 2011What you miss because you can't see the NFL's All-22 footage.
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Nov. 15 2011 1:00 PMNFL 2011Why NFL players love a coach who goes for it on fourth down, and why they hate Eric Mangini.
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Oct. 25 2011 3:16 PMNFL 2011

Tim Tebow is the football establishment’s worst nightmare.

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Sept. 14 2011 4:45 PMMy Team Threw For 731 Yards and Lost
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Feb. 8 2011 10:01 AMThe Most Important Part of an NFL Coach's Job
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Jan. 25 2011 11:38 AMI Had the Same Injury as Jay Cutler. It Was Awful
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Jan. 11 2011 7:17 PMIf Coaches Could Control Players With a Remote Control, They Would
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Nov. 13 2010 11:59 AMWhy I'd Let My Son Play Football
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Nov. 10 2010 3:45 PMBrett Favre, Narcissus With a Bullhorn
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Sept. 9 2010 5:57 PMThe Biggest Thing Fans Don't Understand About Life in Pro Football

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