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  1. York on Simpson signing: 'I don't know what the thinking was'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    On Thursday night, a few hours after the 49ers signed oft-troubled wide receiver Jerome Simpson, CEO Jed York was asked why his team added a player that didn't appear to align with his winning-with-class vision. "You have to ask Trent," York said to The Chronicle's Ann Killion after speaking at a panel on sports and technology in San Francisco.

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  2. SF owner: Don't know why we signed SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    ... York never specifically explained, which might be why a few 49ers fans were confused when the team signed Jerome Simpson to a two-year deal on Thursday . Simpson was suspended for the first three games of the 2014 season and didn't end up playing at ...

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  3. Jerome Simpson Gets Another Chance, For Some ReasonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TheVikingAge

    Aug 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson prepares for the game against the Arizona Cardinals at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports San Francisco met with a pair of cast-off receivers this week, Simpson and Ted Ginn, and decided to go with Simpson.

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  4. 49ers Gamble Big with Jerome SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NinerNoise

    Jerome Simpson is now a 49er , and the San Francisco 49ers have now made their first big character gamble of the 2015 offseason. I have seen Jerome Simpson play more than most have for both the Cincinnati Bengals and the Minnesota Vikings though he was suspended for the entire 2014 season for repeated drug-related offenses.

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  5. WR Jerome Simpson signs 2-year deal; 49ers confirm Darnell Dockett dealRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    The 49ers have signed a two-year contract with wide receiver Jerome Simpson, whose career has been hindered by drug- and alcohol-related arrests. Simpson did not play last season after being cut by the Minnesota Vikings and drawing a suspension for the first three games, having violated the league's substance-abuse policy.

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  6. 49ers sign WR Jerome SimpsonRead the original story

    Thursday | KNBR-AM San Francisco

    Simpson, 29, didn't play in 2014 after he was suspended for three games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy and was subsequently cut by the Vikings, despite having a strong 2013 season Even with a two-year contract, Simpson shouldn't expect to automatically make the Niners' 53-man roster, and San Francisco is still expected to target wide receivers at the NFL Draft, which starts April 30. Simpson has played five NFL seasons, caught 145 passes and scored eight career touchdowns, including one of the most memorable in NFL history:

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  7. Report: 49ers sign WR Jerome SimpsonRead the original story

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    Simpson will have a two-year contract with the 49ers and joins a mix of wide receivers. He will compete with Anquan Boldin , Quinton Patton, Bruce Ellington, Stevie Johnson, Trindon Holliday and Chuck Jacobs.

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  8. Darnell DockettRead the original story

    Thursday | Sports Network

    ... sacks, seven forced fumbles and four interceptions in 158 career games. The 49ers also signed wide receiver Jerome Simpson to a two-year deal. Simpson has played for the Bengals (2008-11) and Vikings (2012-13), recording 145 receptions for 2,004 ...

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  9. 49ers hosted WR Jerome Simpson same day as Ted GinnRead the original story

    Thursday | Niners Nation

    The San Francisco 49ers are turning over every stone they can to find wide receivers. The team hosted free agent Jerome Simpson on Wednesday.

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  10. Report: 49ers host oft-troubled WR Jerome SimsponRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    Wide receiver Jerome Simpson , who didn't play in the NFL in 2014 and has been arrested three times since 2012, visited the 49ers on Wednesday, CSN Bay Area reported. Simpson, 29, has had two seasons in which he's had at least 48 catches and 720 yards since 2011, but his career has been derailed by a string of off-the-field issues.

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  11. Jerome Simpson Visited the San Francisco 49ersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TheVikingAge

    Aug 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson prepares for the game against the Arizona Cardinals at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports After missing the entire 2014 season due to his being a massive turd sandwich, Jerome Simpson would be very lucky to ever get another shot in the NFL.

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  12. Some NFL free agency 'don'ts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Star Tribune

    ... at this level. What we all should have done was take a big chunk of that finger-pointing and direct it toward Jerome Simpson, a classic knucklehead who couldn't graduate from Knucklehead U. Simpson seemed like a good dude, but he came to the Vikings ...

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  13. 2015 Fantasy Football Outlook for Minnesota Vikings StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | BleacherReport

    ... on the depth chart during a breakout 2014 campaign. The Vikings WR3 probably made the decision to release Jerome Simpson easier as well, aiding his desire for a contract extension, according to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press . "Being ...

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  14. 10 free agent wide receivers that could sign with the Seahawks and...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Field Gulls

    ... his value on the open market but on the brightside, that decreases his value on the open market. Last year, Jerome Simpson signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Vikings . Simpson is listed at 6'1, 193, and he had one good year out of three. He ...

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  15. Bill Musgrave Breakdown: 5 Questions With Vikings AnalystRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | JustBlogBaby

    ... much talent at wide receiver. That's not something it's very easy to blame on Musgrave, either. Between Jerome Simpson, Devin Aromashodu and Michael Jenkins, what were you going to do? I think Patterson and Jennings are talented but I think for the ...

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  16. Let's Talk About Greg JenningsRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Daily Norseman

    ... some draft picks in the lead-up to free agency, and in March of that year our wide receivers were as follows: Jerome Simpson , Jarius Wright , Michael Jenkins , Devin Aromashodu and Stephen Burton . It was literally a who's who of no-name wide ...

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  17. Vikings rookie Jabari Price facing DWI chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2015 | MSNBC

    ... Star Tribune . "We will withhold any further comment at this time." The Vikings released wide receiver Jerome Simpson in September after he was involved in an alcohol-related traffic stop, although Simpson had a lengthier history of issues with ...

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  18. Vikings CB Jabari Price arrested on DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... incidents. Ex-Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson was arrested for a DWI on Jan. 1, 2014, and wide receiver Jerome Simpson was booted off the team in September after it was learned that he was cited for drunken driving in July. Star running back ...

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  19. Teddy Bridgewater Is Awesome, Mark IIRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Daily Norseman

    ... offense was basically falling apart around Bridgewater this season, thanks to injuries and suspensions and Jerome Simpson and whatever else the football powers that be decided to throw at the Minnesota Vikings this season. After a couple of rough ...

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  20. Vikings: Tom Johnson declines plea agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... because of a November 2013 DUI charge that he plea bargained to lesser charges. Minnesota wide receiver Jerome Simpson sits on the sidelines late in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers at the Metrodome in Minneapolis on Sunday October ...

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