Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/13/14
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier remembers the explosiveness receiver Jerome Simpson displayed early this season, including a highlight leap over a defender in the first preseason game that was a salivating glimpse at the athleticism everyone hoped Simpson would bring to Minnesota.But since Simpson's mysterious legback injury he suffered more than a month ago, the coach doesn't see that same burst from Simpson. Frazier believes the fifth-year receiver still offers help to the Vikings' struggling passing game, but Frazier doesn't think this is the completely healthy Simpson he saw show off unique speed and leaping ability earlier this year."He's not where he was prior to that injury," Frazier said. "He's not. You look at the tape and you know that. But he's still able to give us some things, but he's not where he was before the injury, for sure."Simpson, signed during the offseason on a one-year contract, was a bright spot in minicamp and the preseason, clicking imme...
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