• Fantasy Man

  • A Former NFL Player's Descent into the Brutality of Fantasy Football
  • By: Nate Jackson
  • Narrated by: Nate Jackson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Release date: 09-20-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • 4.1 (14 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The New York Times best-selling author of Slow Getting Up chronicles his descent into the madness of early retirement and fantasy football.
In Slow Getting Up - hailed by Rolling Stone as "the best football memoir of all time" - Nate Jackson told his story facedown on the field. Now, in Fantasy Man, he's flat on his back.
Six years have passed since the former Denver Broncos tight end wore a helmet, and every day he drifts further from the NFL guy, the sanctioned-violence guy, the psychopath who ran headfirst into other psychos for money. But Nate hasn't quite left the game. Bedridden by a recent surgery to remove bone fragments in his ankle, he's trying to defend his title in one of the millions of leagues captivating America through modern fantasy football, the interactive human poker game started by rotisserie leagues, boosted by ESPN and Yahoo!, and now elevated to that rarefied world of vaguely legal Internet gambling by FanDuel and DraftKings.com.
And this time it isn't a 300-pound wall of flesh rushing to crunch his spine.
It's worse.
Exploring the fantasy - and the reality - of professional football after you've left the field, Fantasy Man is as funny, self-deprecating, and shockingly honest as Slow Getting Up.
©2016 Nate Jackson (P)2016 HarperCollins Publishers
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By yyf926 on 11-16-16

Poetry slam meets fantasy football

Nate Jackson can write. In this oddly touching mash up of poetry, testosterone, fantasy football finding oneself and coming to terms with a living no longer lived, Nate rants it out. You don't know where it's going but that's the point. He chases the sweaty moment and brings you along for ride

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By Billy on 07-11-17

fun fantasy football and ex football tales

nate just seems like a nice guy and tells this tale if his own foray into fantasy football with his usual charm.

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