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WATCH: San Francisco 49ers WR Jerome Simpson Makes Nice, Acrobatic Catch During OTAs

Jerome Simpson has done enough to earn a roster spot for the duration of his career, but he has yet to explode as a play maker on the field. After seeing him catch fewer than half of the balls thrown his way last year the Minnesota Vikings decided to let him go. Now he is doing what he can to earn a roster spot with the San Francisco 49ers.If he can make a few catches like this during...
Via FatManWriting
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

The 49ers did their homework before signing WR Jerome Simpson

When the San Francisco 49ers signed wide receiver Jerome Simpson this offseason, it was met with a lot of skepticism because of his troubled past. The 49ers made sure to gather all the facts about his character before deciding to pull the trigger. Head coach Jim Tomsula placed a call to Simpson's college coach at Coastal Carolina, David Bennett.  Simpson has been arrested three...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 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 […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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...
Via Tireball.com
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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via Fox Sports North
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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