NFL Veteran Recounts The Bruises And Breaks Of Life In The League.
September 22, 2013
Being a professional football player can be a brutal life.
Nate Jackson spent six years in the NFL, mostly as a receiver with the Denver Broncos, and while he wasn’t a star — or even a starter — he did carve out life in the rarefied air of professional sports, and he got just as banged up as any big-name player.
But he learned to play through the pain.
“The human mind is really good at pushing pain down and away when you feel that there is a moment of glory up ahead waiting for you,” he tells