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Jerome Simpson

Jerome Simpson - #81 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 189 lbs.
Birthday 02/04/1986
Birthplace Reidsville, NC
College Coastal Carolina
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 15th pick by Bengals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
26 274 0

Off-field issues a concern for Bengals WR Simpson

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
If Bengals WR Jerome Simpson, who finds himself in the middle of controversy, misses any time, the Bengals' passing game would be down a playmaker, one with room to improve.

Pot delivered to home of Bengals WR Simpson

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Authorities searched the home of Bengals WR Jerome Simpson and found six pounds of marijuana. A package with 2½ pounds of marijuana was delivered to the home on Tuesday.

Urban sees Bengals' WRs as 'promising group'

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
New Bengals WR coach James Urban, who coached the Eagles' quarterbacks the last two seasons, sees Cincinnati's wide receivers as a "promising group," he recently told PFW.

Ochocinco will miss season finale

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco will not travel with the team to Baltimore and will miss the season finale against the Ravens because of an ankle injury.

Fantasy Ticker: Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 12:22 a.m. ET
Texans WR Jacoby Jones finally has begun to live up to the hype and should shine in the season finale against the Jaguars. Check out this week's other enticing pickups in the Fantasy Ticker.

Bengals WRs Caldwell, Simpson vie for bigger roles

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9 p.m. ET
With Chad Ochocinco's future in Cincinnati uncertain, the Bengals' plans at wide receiver are an offseason story line to watch.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
Simpson has signed with the Vikes.||||||| The team announced the deal Wednesday, the day after NFL free agency began.
Posted Oct. 17, 2012
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said he expects wide receiver Jerome Simpson to play this week. Simpson wasn't active for last week's game against Washington due to a back issue that caused numbness in one of his legs and limited him the previous week.||||||| Simpson says every time he is deactivated from a game it costs him $60,000 in bonus money. The Vikings built that clause into his contract because the former Cincinnati Bengal was coming off a drug arrest which eventually resulted in a three-game suspension to start the season.
Posted Oct. 14, 2012
Simpson is out Sunday with a back problem that causes weakness and numbness in his lower left leg.||||||| Simpson has four receptions for 50 yards.
Posted Oct. 10, 2012
Simpson doesn't need surgery for the back problem that caused weakness and numbness in his lower left leg, and the Vikings expect him to play Sunday at Washington.||||||| Coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday that Simpson will be held out of practice as a precaution but could be cleared for action by Thursday or Friday. Frazier said "all indications are" that Simpson will be fine to face the Redskins and has improved since waking up the morning of last Sunday's game against Tennessee with the strange, sudden injury.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
The Minnesota Vikings are trying to determine why Simpson woke up with numbness and weakness in his lower left leg before Sunday's game against Tennessee.||||||| Coach Leslie Frazier said Simpson was undergoing MRI tests on Monday. Simpson played in parts of Minnesota's 30-7 win, but he didn't catch any passes. He had trouble pushing off because of the injury, which Frazier said could also be connected to his back. Frazier said Simpson was "alarmed" by his condition but that the Vikings don't believe he's facing a long-term absence.

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