Jerome Simpson says flip was 'instinct'

Updated: December 27, 2011, 11:12 AM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- Jerome Simpson's heels-over-head touchdown still has the Bengals flipped out.

The fourth-year receiver pulled off the defining play of his career on Saturday, vaulting over an Arizona linebacker and landing on his feet in the end zone during a 23-16 victory. Teammates were awed by the way he stuck the landing and raised both arms like a triumphant gymnast.

His coach? Not so thrilled.

Marvin Lewis said Monday that Simpson could have taken a much easier and ...

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