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Jessica Simpson Dating Ex-NFL Player Eric Johnson

Jessica Simpson on Mar. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer) AP Photo

NEW YORK (CBS) Jessica Simpson once again finds herself dating a football player.

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The singer, who was romantically linked to Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo for two years, is rejoining the NFL dating pool, this time with former San Francisco 49ers tight end Eric Johnson, according to published reports.

"It's true," a source close to Simpson confirmed to People magazine. Johnson, 30 and Simpson, who turns 30 on Saturday, have allegedly been dating since May. was the first to report on Simpson's new football romance with Johnson, and a source tells the website that the couple is "very happy."

Simpson is currently working on another season on her VH1 reality show "The Price of Beauty."

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