Painkillers in the NFL: Nate Jackson on “hurt” vs “injured”

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Painkillers in the NFL: Nate Jackson on “hurt” vs “injured”

December 23, 2017 News Article 0

More than 1,000 former NFL players are addicted to painkillers. Many are without health insurance, or any semblance of a support system. In this VICE Sports Sitdown, former NFL tight end and writer Nate Jackson talks about hitting the streets for more painkillers to be able to keep playing and how the current concussion lawsuits pay less to retired players who are also dealing with substance abuse issues now.

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