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Vikings reach one-year deal with Jerome Simpson

A 3-game suspension for marijuana charges didn't stop the Vikings from signing Jerome Simpson. Fox Sports reporter Jay Glazer reports the former Bengals wide receiver will come to Minnesota for at least a year.
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A 3-game suspension for marijuana charges didn't stop the Vikings from signing Jerome Simpson. Fox Sports reporter Jay Glazer reports the former Bengals wide receiver will come to Minnesota for at least a year.

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