Minnesota WR Jerome Simpson calls ESPN reporter a “douchebag”

The specifics of this exchange aren’t exactly clear, but at some point today, January 1st, 2013, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson found it necessary to call Tom Pelissero, a reporter for ESPN Twin Cities (ESPN’s Minneapolis-St.Paul Minnesota branch) a douchbag. Pelissero took it in stride, tweeting that Simpson could use whatever verbage he wanted to motivate himself. This is Pelissero’s tweet:

 

Simpson’s Vikings face the Green Bay Packers this Saturday at 8pm for the first round of the NFL playoffs.

UPDATE:

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier apparently called Pelissero to apologize for the incident:

 





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