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Vikings WR Simpson appeals pending 3-game ban

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has appealed a pending three-game suspension for a repeat violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. Simpson confirmed Tuesday that he was absent from practice Monday to attend a hearing on his case at league headquarters in New York. Simpson said he ''just told them the truth,'' but...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Simpson on NFL suspension hearing: 'I just told them the truth'

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jerome Simpson returned to the Minnesota Vikings following a meeting with an NFL hearings officer as he hopes to avoid a suspension for his arrest for DWI last season. Simpson missed practice Monday to travel to New York and meet with Harold Henderson to appeal a possible suspension. Simpson, 28, was arrested for suspicion of DWI last November and refused to take a...
Via Fox Sports North
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson reportedly facing a three game suspension

According to the Star Tribune,  Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is facing a three game suspension for being arrested for drunk driving. Jerome Simpson is facing a three-game suspension from the NFL. The Vikings wide receiver missed Monday’s practice to appeal the suspension, which stems from a drunken-driving arrest last season. Simpson was in New York with his lawyer, David...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Jerome Simpson Faces 3-Game Suspension, Has Time Planned Out Already

Jerome Simpson has a bit of a troubled past. The Minnesota Vikings receiver is in the process of appealing a possible three game suspension from the NFL thanks to a 2013 arrest in which he plead guilty to reckless driving and failure to submit to a chemical test. Basically, he got a DUI and didn’t want the cops to know he was tokin’ the greenery. This is a problem because Simpson...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
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Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is facing another suspension

On Monday, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson was in New York for an appeal hearing on his latest suspension.  According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, it’s a potential three-game ban. This is not good news for the Vikings.  ProFootballTalk    @ProFootballTalk  Report: Vikings WR Jerome Simpson faces another suspension  The punishment arises from a November 2013...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings’ Jerome Simpson Appealing Latest Drug Suspension

Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson and his attorneys met with league today to appeal a 3-game suspension the NFL planned as a result of a drunk driving arrest from late last year. Simpson was taken into custody after his Charger broke down in the middle of the highway and the officer who stopped said he appeared intoxicated.  He refused a field sobriety test and was arrested...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson to appeal three-game NFL suspension

Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is appealing a three-game NFL suspension for his November drunken-driving arrest, his attorney said Monday. Simpson missed practice at Winter Park to attend a hearing at league headquarters in New York and argue that he should not be suspended for the second time in three seasons as a repeat offender under the collectively bargained Policy and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Report: Vikings WR Jerome Simpson Appealing Three-Game Suspension

  Ben Goessling of reports that the Vikings WR Jerome Simpson was in New York Monday to appeal a three-game suspension the NFL was prepared to hand down for his drunken driving arrest that occurred last November. According to Goessling, Simpson had two lawyers meeting with the league on his behalf Monday. Simpson wound up pleading guilty to careless driving and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Report: Vikings Jerome Simpson facing another suspension

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended by the NFL before, and he might be suspended again. Simpson was suspended three games in 2012 for felony drug charges, and that put him in line to be suspended for any drug or alcohol related incident moving forward. According to Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer […]
Via Full Scale Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Simpson: I'm worth more than I made last year

Jerome Simpson has made some terrific plays on the football field and some some bone headed mistakes in his personal life.  Simpson is currently on a one-year, $1 million deal with the Vikings and believes he’s worth far more than what the Vikings are paying him. “I know I’m worth more than what [his current contract] was,” Simpson said. “But I made my bed, so I got to...
Via Thacover2
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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