Found August 18, 2012 on Bob's Blitz :
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has flipped for a touchdown, flopped, and hurdled folks. Last night? Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd got the Olympic like treatment. Why not click... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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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...

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Video: Vikings fans do the wave, collectively lose their minds

Those who inhabit the Metrodome in the fall, packing the stadium in support of their hometown Vikings, have always been known as a passionate and rowdy bunch. After Friday night, that seems like an understatement. During the Vikings' preseason game against the Bills, several beat writers -- using everyone's favorite medium, Twitter -- led us on a first-hand account...

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