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How will the Jerome Simpson Suspension Affect the San Francisco 49ers Offense?

Jeff Chiu/Associated Press San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson was handed a six game suspension this week for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, leaving the team’s third string wide out position up for grabs. Simpson seemed to be in the mix to follow behind Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith, however, now Quinton Patton is the likely front runner for the last...
Via The Sports Journal
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: NFL suspends Jerome Simpson for 6 games

The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson for six games. The punishment stems back to a 2014 DUI incident where the Simpson was sited for driving with an open container and possession of marijuana. Simpson pleaded guilty to third-degree DUI and reckless driving. After Simpson was charged with the offenses, the Minnesota Vikings cut him. The 49ers signed...
Via Sportsnaut
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson Doing Enough To Make The San Francisco 49ers Roster?

Jerome Simpson is working on making his third team in six seasons this year. After spending his first three in Cincinnati and the last two in Minnesota he is now trying to make the San Francisco 49ers final roster. They already have two well-established receivers in Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith. Otherwise the roster is full of young talent looking for a shot to show what they got...
Via FatManWriting
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings release troubled wide receiver Jerome Simpson

Just hours after news broke Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson was in trouble with the law, again, the team announced it’s moving on without him. #Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 18, 2014 Simpson had an arraignment scheduled this morning for November 3 because of an incident that occurred on July 7. Police pulled him over and...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson reportedly suspended three games

In a move that was suspected earlier this month, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended three games by the NFL. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported the news on Friday, which was speculated to have happened when Simpson missed practice earlier this month. Vikings WR Jerome Simpson is being suspended 3 games, per […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Jerome Simpson facing another suspension

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended by the NFL before, and he might be suspended again. Simpson was suspended three games in 2012 for felony drug charges, and that put him in line to be suspended for any drug or alcohol related incident moving forward. According to Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer […]
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Minnesota Vikings’ WR Jerome Simpson Could be Suspended

The Minnesota Vikings are going to be relying on what has become a talented wide receiver group to help whoever is under center in 2014, especially if that guy is rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Unfortunately, they may very well be without the services of veteran Jerome Simpson for the first four games of the season.  According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Simpson could...
Via Sportsnaut
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson glad to be with Vikings despite paycut

Jerome Simpson had the best season of his NFL career in 2013 and yet his salary went from $2.3 million to just $1 million. Simpson, 28, was arrested in November on the suspicion of drunken driving. He eventually pleaded guilty to two lesser charges but coupled with his previous suspension in 2012 for mailing himself marijuana in 2011 Simpson placed himself in a tough spot. “I can’t...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Free-agent WR Simpson thinks he'd fit well in new Vikings offense

For the past two offseasons, Jerome Simpson has been left to wonder what his future holds as an NFL free agent with a troubled past. In 2012, Simpson was dealing with felony drug charges. The Minnesota Vikings stepped in and took a chance on the enigmatic wide receiver. Simpson's first season in Minnesota was set-back by injuries and he again entered free agency. The Vikings again...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson: 'Ain't right' what official said after taunting penalty

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jerome Simpson was the one called for taunting the during the Minnesota Vikings'48-30 win against the Philadelphia Eagles, but Simpson took issue with something one of the officials said to him after the sequence. Simpson was flagged for taunting away from the play on a negative run by running back Matt Asiata in the fourth quarter of Minnesota's home win. Simpson...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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