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Report: NFL suspends Jerome Simpson for 6 games

By Rachel Wold 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...
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August 18, 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

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...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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 season...
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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 again...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings WR Simpson avoids jail time with plea

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson avoided jail time after pleading guilty to careless driving and refusing to take a DWI test. In return Thursday, prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge of driving while impaired against Simpson. The Star Tribune reports Simpson was sentenced just for the careless driving misdemeanor. Sentencing on his refusal to submit to the test...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Bengal Jerome Simpson effusive in praise of former team

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Jerome Simpson is looking forward togoing back to "The Jungle."Simpson, the former Cincinnati Bengals' receiver, spokeaffectionately of returning to Cincinnati, where he spent the first fourseasons of his career, and the Bengals' stadium, referred to as "TheJungle.""Just a great organization to play for," Simpsonsaid Wednesday in anticipation of the Minnesota...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikes WR: Ref made 'controversial' remarks to teammates

The Vikings played arguably their best game of the season on Sunday, piling up 48 points in a win over the NFC East-leading Eagles. But some after-the-whistle activity left a bad taste in mouth of Minnesota receiver Jerome Simpson. Simpson told reporters after the 48-30 victory that one of the game officials had some choice words for Vikings players that the wideout did not appreciate...
December 16, 2013  |  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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