Jerome Simpson's sore leg traced to back ailment

  • Article by: DAN WIEDERER , Star Tribune
  • Updated: October 9, 2012 - 6:57 AM

An MRI helped reveal the diagnosis for receiver Jerome Simpson, who woke up Sunday experiencing leg numbness.

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myinsightOct. 8, 1210:09 PM

Bilateral leg weakness.....does this sound familiar?

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AlohaMikeOct. 9, 12 5:45 AM

Get yourself healthy Jerome. We need you at full speed for the stretch run!

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chazpattonOct. 9, 12 6:53 AM

A bulging/herniated disc in the spine can cause pressure on the sciatic nerves running down the legs. The symptoms usually include pain, though -- often quite severe.

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nowilfare3Oct. 9, 12 8:25 AM

He'll be fine once he gets his glaucoma treatment via UPS... or was it Fed-ex?

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trout2Oct. 9, 12 8:32 AM

Sounds like a sciatic nerve issue.

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TabarnooshOct. 9, 12 9:04 AM

Been there. Done that. If that's what it is at his age it should be treatable. Obviously nowifare3 is a big fan.

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indypendantOct. 9, 12 9:30 AM

It's disappointing because Simpson, our supposed deep threat, has played a grand total of one game since arriving and now appears to be disabled. We need this guy. Our offense is decent but needs a true deep threat that will force D backs to play deeper.

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nowilfare3Oct. 9, 12 9:40 AM

I don't know why everyone has high expectations or even really supports this guy. He was signed to a one year contract because he was just convicted of a felony earlier this year and by all accounts is a middle of the road 26 year old pot head who drops about as many passes as he catches...

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kjmartinnOct. 9, 1210:29 AM

From personal experience I can say a slipped disk can cause more numbness that pain.

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siouxchampOct. 9, 1210:34 AM

GET OVER-the "Deep Threat" Comments for Simpson, good grief. You need a Deep threat QB to make that happen, and Ponder is far from that. Simpson hopefully will be a great addition. The guy has alot of talent! But having a deep threat WR isn't going to happen with Ponder's style. Many don't like the comment, but it's called reality.

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