Jerome Simpson

#14 WR / San Francisco 49ers / EXP: 6YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 190 lb Age: 29 College: Coastal Carolina Bye 10

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  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

    49ers' Jerome Simpson: Sees 10 targets against St. Louis

    Simpson caught three passes off of 10 targets for 34 yards in Sunday's loss to the 49ers. Despite his modest numbers in his season debut, Simpson led the team in targets and receiving yards on Sunday, an illustration of the 49ers' woeful offense. Simpson should be considered a low-reward pickup as, even if he were to become Colin Kaepernick's favorite outside target, he'd have the distinction of being the favorite outside target on a team burrowing near the bottom of the league in passing offense.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

    WR Jerome Simpson activated to roster by 49ers

    The 49ers have reinstated wide receiver Jerome Simpson (suspension) to the active roster, per Adam Caplan of The 49ers were granted a one-game roster exemption for Simpson, giving the team until Friday to decide if it wanted to release him or keep him. Although there's still some chance they could cut him, Simpson is back on the roster after serving a six-game suspension to start the season. He'll be no higher than third or fourth on the depth chart, playing in a terrible offense.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

    49ers' Jerome Simpson: Not activated by 49ers

    The 49ers did not activate Simpson -- who served a six-game suspension to start the season -- to their 53-man roster in advance of Thursday night's game against the Seahawks, CSN Bay Area reports. Per the report, the 49ers were granted a one-game roster exemption for Simpson, giving the team the option of waiting until next Friday to make a decision on whether or not to add Simpson to their roster, or release him.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    NFL suspends 49ers WR Jerome Simpson for six games

    Jerome Simpson, who is competing for the role as the 49ers' No. 3 wide receiver, has been suspended for the first six games of the season. The suspension is due to a July 2014 arrest and previous off-field incidents, according to the San Jose Mercury News. Simpson was suspended for a third time by the NFL. "The probability of a suspension was known when we signed Jerome," general manager Trent Baalke said. "Since joining the 49ers, Jerome has proven to be a great teammate. "Although he will not be able to participate in the first six weeks of the season, Jerome has done everything asked of him, both on and off the field. We are in full support of the NFL's decision, and look forward to Jerome's future contributions to our organization."

  • by Jason Butt |

    49ers sign receiver Jerome Simpson to two-year contract

    The 49ers announced they've signed veteran receiver Jerome Simpson to a two-year deal on Thursday. Simpson, 6-foot-2, 190 pounds, was a former second-round draft selection by the Bengals in 2008. He was last with the Vikings and totaled a single-season best 726 receiving yards in 2013. He didn't play in 2014 after the Vikings cut him following a three-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira |

    Report: WR Jerome Simpson met with 49ers on Wednesday

    Free-agent wide receiver Jerome Simpson met with the 49ers on Wednesday, sources told Simpson did not play in 2014 after being released by the Vikings in September. In 2013, he registered 48 receptions for 726 yards and one touchdown for the Vikings.

  • by Chris Cwik |

    Vikings release Jerome Simpson

    The Vikings have released wide receiver Jerome Simpson , the team announced. Simpson was already serving a suspension for a drunken-driving arrest last season, but would have been eligible to return Monday. Reports popped up Thursday that Simpson was in more legal trouble. He was cited on charges of marijuana possession, open bottle and violation of his limited drivers license in July, and was scheduled to appear in count in November.

  • by Marty Gitlin |

    Report: Jerome Simpson in trouble with the law again

    Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has added another run-in with the law to the problems that already have him suspended for the first three games of the 2014 season. Simpson was charged on July 7 for marijuana possession, open bottle and violating a limited drivers license, according to ESPN. The team has not commented. He is serving his current suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy after a drunken-driving arrest last season.

  • by Marty Gitlin |

    Three-game suspension stands for Jerome Simpson

    Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson could not get a three-game suspension handed down by the NFL for a DUI reduced. The league has confirmed the suspension, per ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Simpson contributed 48 catches for 726 yards and one touchdown last season, but faded after a strong start. He racked up nearly half of those yards in the first four games.

  • by R.J. White |

    Jerome Simpson appealing suspension

    Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is appealing his three-game suspension stemming from a January DUI, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Simpson attended a hearing regarding the suspension in New York Monday.

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