Nick & Jessica's Troubled Year

See the highs and lows of PEOPLE.com's Most Fascinating Couple of 2005. By Emily Fromm

SEPT. 11

The couple seemed to be in perfect harmony during their emotional rendition of "America the Beautiful" before a Washington Redskins-Chicago Bears game in Landover, Md. But later in the month, Simpson caused whispers when she was spotted several times without her wedding ring. "I left it on my bed stand. I'm forgetful," she told PEOPLE at a Sept. 20 event.



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