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According to WCPO, Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson was sentenced to 15 days in jail on Thursday, as part of a plea deal that included Simpson paying $7,500 in court fees ($5,000 can be donated to charity) and 200 hours of community service (he had already put in 50 hours).

Simpson was originally indicted for trafficking marijuana on January 19 after federal authorities allowed a "controlled delivery" of marijuana to Simpson's front door. An eventual plea agreement between Simpson and Kenton County Commonwealth attorney Rob Sanders (aka, the prosecutor) recommended reduced time (as well as probation and community service) in exchange for a guilty plea.


Judge sentences Bengals' Simpson to 15 days

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in jail and three years' probation on a drug-related charge. A judge in Covington reduced the jail time from the 60 days recommended by prosecutors in their plea agreement with Simpson, now a free agent after four seasons with the Bengals. Simpson pleaded guilty March 1...

Bengals' Simpson gets 15 days for drug charge

A Kentucky judge has sentenced Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson to 15 days in jail and three years' probation for a drug-related charge. The judge in Covington on Thursday reduced the jail time from the 60 days recommended by prosecutors in a plea agreement. Simpson pleaded guilty March 1 to the felony charge resulting from about 2 pounds of marijuana shipped...

Bernard Pollard rips Roger Goodell

Ravens safety Bernard Pollard was upset with the bounty punishments and expressed his feelings in a recent radio interview.


Carter: Ban Gregg Williams for life

If it were up to Cris Carter, Gregg Williams would never set foot on an NFL sideline ever again. 

Bengals Free Agent Jerome Simpson Sentenced To 15 Days In Jail

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver -- free agent -- Jerome Simpson has been sentenced to 15 days in jail, according to the ruling -- which was handed down to him on Thursday -- also comes with three-years probation. The ruling was brought on due to drug-related charges, which was a plea bargained charge from September 2011 arrest for marijuana trafficking.At one...

WR Simpson gets 15-day jail sentence

Free agent wide receiver Jerome Simpson was sentenced to 15 days in jail and three years' probation in connection with a drug-related arrest. Simpson, who had spent the past four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, pleaded guilty last month to a felony count of a prohibited act relating to a controlled substance The 26-year-old was indicted for trafficking in marijuana after...

Roger Goodell makes less money than the head of the NFL Network

Roger Goodell has been under the microscope ever since he made the transition from anonymous NFL employee to Godfather of the most powerful, profitable league in the country.  And, precisely because he has thrust himself into the spotlight with his one-man crusade to change football, everything about his reign as Commish has been met with scrutiny.  From his almost unlimited...

Roger Goodell: Leak Wonderlic Results; Feel my Wrath

Roger Goodell has warned all 32 teams around the league that if Wonderlic test results are leaked, they will face significant discipline. The Wonderlic test, is a timed test that is used to determine the "IQ" of an indivdual player, or measure their overall cognitive ability. The individual taking the test has 12 minutes to answer 50 questions of various subjects. The...

Goodell warns NFL about leaking Wonderlic scores

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has sent a memo to all 32 teams threatening ''significant discipline'' to anyone caught leaking confidential information gathered on draft prospects to the public. The Associated Press obtained the memo, which was sent on Wednesday night after reports that LSU defensive back Morris Claiborne allegedly scored poorly on the Wonderlic...

Saints have appeals heard by Goodell

The waiting game has started for New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and general manager Mickey Loomis. Both men, along with assistant coach Joe Vitt, met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday to have their appeals heard in the team's bounty scandal. reported that Goodell could rule as early as Friday on the appeal, although a decision is more likely...

Falcons Pass on Redesign of Uniform

OLD...and NEW The new line of NFL uniforms was unveiled this week by Nike, but the Falcons wont look any different when they take the field in 2012. With the exception of the added Nike swoosh trademark, Atlanta's uniforms will remain essentially the same in appearance. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was at the launch, and said about the new Nike uniforms, "You can...

Parcells makes perfect sense for Saints

Roger Goodell, the same man who levied the suspension, will hear Sean Payton's appeal on Thursday. And the odds are slim that Goodell will shorten his season-long suspension of Payton for basically misleading NFL investigators and not putting a stop to Bountygate when the league first checked out the allegations at the end of the 2009 season, just weeks before Payton and the...

Bounty problem may reach further than previously believed

When we hear a comment, regardless of its importance, context is everything, and sometimes it takes the passage of time to bring to light the true context behind things players and coaches say. As we all know by now, Gregg Williams was slammed with an indefinite suspension last month by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The penalty is the most severe punishment ever handed down to...

Michael Irvin: “I almost threw up” when I heard Gregg Williams audio

Former Cowboy and Hall of Fame WR Michael Irvin of the NFL Network was so sickened listening to the audio of Gregg Williams telling his players to injure certain 49ers that he almost tossed his cookies: “Since you were a baby you’ve understood never take out a man’s knees and on this tape he’s talking about taking out an ACL,”… “I almost threw up when I heard it....
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