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Good luck Earl!!!!

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Kaeotik, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. Kaeotik

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    AUSTIN, Texas -- NFL Hall of Famer Earl Campbell says he is undergoing nerve treatment after doctors ruled out concerns that he might have Lou Gehrig's disease.
    The 57-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner said Tuesday that he will be hospitalized in Houston through the weekend. He compared the effects of the nerve problem to a robot that moves its right leg when instructed to move its left.
    Campbell was among the NFL's great power backs, barreling over tacklers and never shying from contact in eight seasons. But his punishing running style cut short his career and left with him with a litany of chronic health problems.
    Campbell underwent knee replacement surgery last year and still requires a walker to move around.

    http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/8395536/nfl-great-earl-campbell-nerve-treatment


    For those of you who may not know, Earl Campbell was one of the greatest players in our franchise's history. He was nearly unstoppable in his prime! He ran over guys like NO OTHER RB IN NFL HISTORY!!! He has paid dearly for his playing style since his playing days ended. It would be so great to see him in better shape health-wise!! Sure hope those docs can help him. He deserves a break for once. He's had it so bad! LOVE YA EARL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  2. Titanup1982

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    There isn't too much luck when it comes to Lou Gehrig's disease..

    Doesn't his son have MS?
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  3. Kaeotik

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    It says clearly in the article I posted that LG's disease has been ruled out.
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  4. Titanup1982

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    Oops, I read it wrong.
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  5. acqua7

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    maybe he can come back and be our RB....and put munchak and matthews back in there as well.
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