Hartman: Vikings' Simpson is 'another Cris Carter'

Reaction to one of Sid Hartman's latest statements is making the Star Tribune columnist seem a bit too excited about Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson. Hartman said Simpson will be "another Cris Carter." You know, the same Cris Carter that is fourth on the NFL's all-time receptions list.
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Reaction to one of Sid Hartman's latest statements is making the Star Tribune columnist seem a bit too excited about Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson. Hartman said Simpson will be "another Cris Carter." You know, the same Cris Carter that is fourth on the NFL's all-time receptions list.

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