Grading the Vikings Re-Signing of Jerome Simpson

Career Stats: 6 Years in league | 145 rec. | 2,004 yards | 8 TDs Simpson stayed healthy for the entire 2013 season and had one of his best years as a pro even WITH a circus at the quarterback position. Zimmer is familiar with Simpson playing with him in Cincinnati and he is well aware of the type of player Simpson is on and off the field, so he must be comfortable with the dynamic...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings re-sign free-agent WR Simpson to one-year deal

The pre-snap high jump and first down signal-maker is coming back to the Minnesota Vikings. Minnesota re-signed energetic receiver Jerome Simpson to a one-year contract on Friday, bringing back the team's second-leading receiver from last year to an improved receiving corps. Simpson, 28, had 48 catches, just two behind his career-high, and a career-best 726 receiving yards last...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Re-Sign WR Jerome Simpson

  The Vikings announced that they have re-signed WR Jerome Simpson to a contract. The #Vikings have re-signed WR Jerome Simpson. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) March 14, 2014 The Vikings and Simpson had both shown interest in a new contract, so it’s really not all that surprising to see him back in Minnesota. Simpson, 28, totaled...
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March 14, 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...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Want To Re-Sign WR Jerome Simpson

Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that the Minnesota Vikings would like to re-sign free agent WR Jerome Simpson. Tomasson adds that it will ultimately come down to the amount of money Simpson is looking for in his next contract. Tomasson’s source mentioned that Simpson has drawn interest from other NFL teams. The Vikings will have a few days before Simpson...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Parcells congratulates new head coach Mike Zimmer but did give him 3 tips

After congratulating Mike Zimmer on Wednesday, former head coach Bill Parcells gave him three more things to write down. Zimmer wouldn’t share what those were with reporters after his introductory news conference on Friday, but according to ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen, Parcells’ three points were: 1. Your best friends will disappoint you. 2. Four […]The post Bill Parcells...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson says that an official made some ‘controversial’ comments on Sunday

Vikings WR Jerome Simpson claims that during Sundays win over the Eagles, an official made some unnecessary comments. “There were some questionable things, what the ref also said to a couple of our players,” Simpson said. “I won’t go into that. It was kind of some stuff, controversial things that he said to a couple of our players. … It wasn’t good what he said. But I’ll...
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December 16, 2013  |  1 Comment

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been arrested for driving drunk

Jerome Simpson the former Coastal Carolina wide receiver was arrested this morning for suspicion of drunk driving. This is never good for a player that is on a struggling team. @joystrib: MN State Patrol arrested Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson on suspicion of drunk driving today. Booked into Henn. Co. jail at 5:39 a.m.
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Jerome Simpson a Cowboy Now?

No, silly, not a DALLAS Cowboy (Although I wouldn't really mind if he was), I'm talking about a real Cowboy. A Western, gun totin', cowboy boot wearing, Django Unchained lookin', steer wrastlin' Cowboy. Jerome Simpson, Minnesota Vikings receiver (for the time being, anyway) has developed a surprising affliction for the rustic wear. And I have no real idea...
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January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings to move on without Jerome Simpson?

Tom Pelissero of the ESPN 1500 Twin Cities writes that it seems likely that the Vikings will look for a better options at receiver during the offseason and allow Jerome Simpson to leave. This does not qualify as being shocking in the least. Simpson has totaled just 19 receptions for 203 yards this season to go along with zero touchdowns. It’s actually more surprising that the...
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December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

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