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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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers support NFL’s decision to suspend Jerome Simpson for 6 games

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended for six games by the NFL. “Jerome Simpson of the San Francisco 49ers has been suspended without pay for the first six games of the 2015 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse,” the NFL said in a statement. “Simpson will be eligible to return to the 49ers’ active...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 3 wide receiver spot up for grabs in wake of Simpson's suspension

After Torrey Smith and Anquan Boldin, the No. 3 wide receiver spot is now a question mark.Jerome Simpson was expected to land that role, but his suspension opens the door for either Quinton Patton, Bruce Ellington or DeAndrew White. As a rookie last season, Ellington appeared in 13 games with the club, totaling six receptions for 62 yards and two touchdowns. Patton has played in...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

League hits 49ers' Jerome Simpson with six-game suspension

The NFL has come down hard on San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson, suspending him for the first six games of the 2015 season. The harsh punishment is mainly due to his July 2014 arrest, but also the many past offenses. This is Simpson's third suspension of his career. The probability of a suspension was known when we signed Jerome,” general manager Trent Baalke...
Via 60 Max Power O
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson slapped with six-game suspension for substance abuse

The San Francisco 49ers must have done something to make the football gods very, very angry. Perhaps the new Levi’s Stadium is built on a sacred Indian burial ground. Perhaps Jim Harbaugh’s gravitational pull was the foundation holding the fragile San Francisco ecosystem together. Perhaps the Bay is still paying for the sins of Ron Jaworski. Whatever it was, Tuesday provided...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL suspends 49ers WR Jerome Simpson for 6 games

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson without pay for the first six games of the season for violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. The 49ers were aware of a likely suspension for Simpson for previous issues. San Francisco has made it clear he must continue to demonstrate positive behavior to remain in good standing...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers' Simpson suspended six games for substance-abuse violation

The NFL has suspended San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson without pay for the first six games of the season for violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. The 49ers were aware of a likely suspension for Simpson for previous issues. San Francisco has made it clear he must continue to demonstrate positive behavior to remain in good standing with the team. Simpson...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers WR Jerome Simpson Suspended Six games

The San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday that veteran WR Jerome Simpson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2015 season for violating the substance abuse policy. 49ers WR Jerome Simpson has been suspended for 6 games by the NFL. http://t.co/lMtOBxL5t4 pic.twitter.com/842wUT4Zar — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) August 18, 2015 Simpson was previously suspended by ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Position Preview: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

Television personalities, experts and fans alike can all agree that the NFL isn’t out father’s league anymore. The NFL is a passing league. Teams need difference makers at the wide receiver and the tight end position. The San Francisco 49ers brought in a potential difference maker this past off-season in  receiver Torrey Smith. Blake Bell, a tight end out of Oklahoma, was drafted...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

This stat about San Francisco 49ers rookie DeAndre Smelter will blow your mind

Fans of the San Francisco 49ers already have plenty to be excited about at the wide receiver position. The additions of Torrey Smith and Jerome Simpson will be a major boost to the vertical attack, and it sounds like Colin Kaepernick is finally getting a tighter throwing motion. The Niners also added a promising young wideout in the draft when they picked DeAndre Smelter of Georgia...
Via cover32
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons the 49ers receivers are going to have a big year in 2015

There is no secret about San Francisco’s air threat in 2014.  Two of the Niners most lethal weapons on offense in Colin Kaeprnick and Vernon Davis, both had one of the worst seasons of their careers.  The team ranked 30th in the NFL in pass yards and only had one player who broke over 1,000 yards in receiving.  Not one wide-out was even close to a double digit touchdown statistic...
Via cover32
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC Notes: 49ers, Cardinals, Giants, Rams & Redskins

49ers Paul Gutierrez of ESPN expects WR Jerome Simpson to receive “some sort” of suspension after violating the leagues substance abuse policy last season. Cardinals Josh Weinfuss of ESPN does not expect RB Kerwynn Williams to be back with the team after the 2015 season. Weinfuss anticipates the running back lineup to look as follows: ... The post NFC Notes: 49ers, Cardinals...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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

Watch: How much better are the San Francisco 49ers wide receivers this season?

There’s a great deal of doom and gloom regarding the San Francisco 49ers defense these days. The good news is that on the other side of the ball the picture looks much more rosey, and at one position they might be deeper than they have been in the Colin Kaepernick era. One 49ers fan on Twitter put it like this: The 49ers WR core is 100 times better this year Kap In 2012 did...
Via cover32
June 03, 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

49ers GM Trent Baalke won't be pressured into taking a wide receiver

The San Francisco 49ers have made some significant changes to their roster this offseason. General Manager Trent Baalke has added some key pieces on offense in Torrey Smith and Jerome Simpson, but also lost Michael Crabtree, Stevie Johnson and Brandon Llyod. Baalke feels very comfortable with his current group of wide receivers. He also has some younger receivers he would like to...
Via Fox Sports
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hakeem Nicks Visiting with the 49ers

This came completely out of left field. Seemingly set as it relates to veteran receivers after signing both Jerome Simpson and Torrey Smith earlier this offseason, the San Francisco 49ers are visiting with former New York Giants first-round pick Hakeem Nicks on Monday. WR Hakeem Nicks told me this morning that he is traveling today to California to visit the #49ers. Nicks played...
Via Sportsnaut
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Viking Jerome Simpson Has His Own Custom Clothing Line

Former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver, Jerome Simpson, certainly burned hard and bright in his time with the Vikings. Coming off of a season with the Cincinnati Bengals where he literally flipped over a guy in order to score a touchdown, Simpson came to the Vikings and did a similar move right away during a preseason game. It was like he was on tour playing his greatest hits. It...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Sign WR Jerome Simpson

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the San Francisco 49ers have signed veteran WR Jerome Simpson to a contract. This comes just a day after the 49ers hosted Simpson and fellow free agent WR Ted Ginn Jr for visits. There hasn’t been any reported interest in him since he was released by the Vikings in September. The NFL suspended him three games ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings sign WR Charles Johnson to replace Jerome Simpson

  The Minnesota Vikings have signed receiver Charles Johnson off the Cleveland Browns' practice squad to replace Jerome Simpson. The Vikings announced the move Saturday, two days after they cut Simpson after learning of another arrest this summer. The roster decision left the Vikings thin at receiver, and coach Mike Zimmer hinted Friday that they were in the market to address depth...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings sign receiver to replace Jerome Simpson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed receiver Charles Johnson off the Cleveland Browns' practice squad to replace Jerome Simpson. The Vikings announced the move Saturday, two days after they cut Simpson after learning of another arrest this summer. The roster decision left the Vikings thin at receiver, and coach Mike Zimmer hinted Friday that they were in the...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson

The Minnesota Vikings have released wide receiver Jerome Simpson. Simpson was set to return from a three-game suspension on Monday but after learning Thursday that the seven-year pro is facing charges of driving on a limited driver’s license, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, and having an open bottle in a motor vehicle, the Vikings decided to release Simpson. Simpson...
Via Sports-Glory
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson Released By Vikings Following More Legal Trouble

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings released Jerome Simpson on Thursday following the revelation of more trouble for the wide receiver: three misdemeanors related to a previously unreported incident this summer. Simpson is facing charges of driving on a limited driver’s license, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle and having an open bottle in a motor vehicle, according...
Via NESN.com
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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