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San Jose Mercury News Aug 3, 2016
49ers Chip Kelly says Jerome Simpson 'a guy to keep an eye on' in WR race

49ers Chip Kelly says Jerome Simpson 'a guy to keep an eye on' in WR race

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson stretches during practice at an NFL football facility in Santa Clara, Calif.

49ers Chip Kelly says Jerome Simpson 'a guy to keep an eye on' in WR race

One candidate is sprinting under the radar and past a peloton of young, unheralded receivers audition at 49ers camp, all seeking to start opposite Torrey Smith. Jerome Simpson is the exception among the herd. He’s the only one over 30. Not that… Continue Reading → The post 49ers Chip Kelly says Jerome Simpson 'a guy to keep an eye on' in WR race appeared first on 49ers Hot Read.
Niners Nation Aug 3, 2016

Jerome Simpson off to solid start through three days

There are a lot of opportunities available for the 49ers wide receivers. Could a veteran emerge? The San Francisco 49ers wide receiver depth chart is a huge question mark through the first week of training camp. Chip Kelly said that the team is still trying to figure out who their playmakers are outside of Torrey Smith. They have a lot of young talent that will get opportunities, but one veteran appears to be standing out. Kelly had praise for Jerome Simpson, and Chris Biderman has him as one of his players whose stock is on the rise thus far. On Monday, Simpson made a 40-yard reception in...
Niners Nation Aug 2, 2016

Chip Kelly on padded practices, QB competition, Jerome Simpson, communicating

The San Francisco 49ers head coach discussed the plans for the first padded practice of the preseason. We’ve got a full transcript, and you can watch video here. What do you like to do on the first padded practice day? Will there be one-on-one sessions--? “Yeah. We have one-on-ones going on with wide outs, DBs, linebackers, running backs and tight ends against safeties and linebackers.” Any live sessions? “No. Our padded sessions will be live blocking. We’re going to thud up the back. We’re not going to take him to the ground, but I just don’t want people leaving their feet....

49ers practice No. 2: Gabbert TD to Simpson offset by Ward's pick-six INT

Blaine Gabbert completed a 40-yard, touchdown strike to Jerome Simpson down the left sideline to highlight the 49ers' second practice of training camp Monday. Not long after, however, Gabbert had a pass intercepted by Jimmie Ward for a would-be, pick-six… Continue Reading → The post 49ers practice No. 2: Gabbert TD to Simpson offset by Ward's pick-six INT appeared first on 49ers Hot Read.

49ers Chip Kelly not seeking Nick Foles for QB mix

Nick Foles, released last week by the Los Angeles Rams, isn't going to turn the 49ers quarterback competition a three-man race, if Chip Kelly has any say in it. Kelly is pressing forward with Blaine Gabbert and Colin Kaepernick battling it out at training camp. "I'm… Continue Reading → The post 49ers Chip Kelly not seeking Nick Foles for QB mix appeared first on 49ers Hot Read.

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