Found August 17, 2012 on
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Vikings WR Jerome Simpson may be with a new team this season, but he’s back to his old tricks … namely, jumping over defenders in ridiculous fashion.
We all remember Simpson pulling off the play of last season with his incredible front flip over a Cardinals defender into the endzone. Well, in the first quarter of tonight’s Vikings-Bills game, Simpson turned Buffalo FS Jairus Byrd into a human hurdle on an impressive 33-yard catch and run … and the automatic comparisons between the two plays are inevitable. Thankfully, the good folks running the Vikings Twitter account have provided this handy "Then & Now" side-by-side:
(Photo: Twitter @VikingsFootball
The flip still wins, but this guy is a human highlight reel. Hooray for football.
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