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Continued: Vikings receiver Simpson has no trouble finding drama on, off field

  • Article by: MASTER TESFATSION , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 21, 2013 - 7:32 AM

Just like that season, however, he has a legal case looming over his head, plus the uncertainty of where he’ll play next season.

“It’s frustrating, because I know what I went through to build myself back up,” Simpson said. “But I’m just going to keep working hard. The upper power, he has a plan for me, and everything will work out.”

Simpson said the unplanned front flip has been a blessing in disguise because it made him a recognizable figure in the NFL.

And he is excited to return to “The Jungle,” Paul Brown Stadium, for another Week 16 game.

All that’s missing is a 10-point landing in the end zone.

“It was just a great experience to do it in that black and orange, and, hopefully,” Simpson said, “I can make plays in the purple like that.”

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