10:39 AM EDT, Sat August 29, 2015

49ers get smarter in the passing game

This is my Saturday column. Some say the 49ers suffered a damaging blow when the NFL suspended their No. 3 receiver, Jerome Simpson, for the first six games of 2015. Some say they showed no football wisdom in signing him, a player likely to be suspended. I say forget Jerome Simpson. His absence will have […]
Niners Nation Aug 21, 2015

Jerome Simpson suspension: 49ers salary cap implications

The San Francisco 49ers will be without Jerome Simpson for the first six weeks of the season due to a suspension. We break down the salary cap implications if the 49ers elect to keep Simpson. The San Francisco 49ers announced on Tuesday that wide receiver Jerome Simpson will serve a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. The suspension is related to his 2014 arrest for marijuana possession and having an open container. He served a three-game suspension last season for a prior arrest, so this is an expected suspension given the context. The first question from a...
Niners Nation Aug 19, 2015

Jim Tomsula, Jerome Simpson speak about 6-game suspension

The San Francisco 49ers announced Jerome Simpson was suspended six games by the NFL for violating the substance abuse policy with his 2014 arrest for marijuana possession and driving with an open container. Simpson and head coach Jim Tomsula met with the media on Tuesday to address the suspension. We have a full transcript. Check out video here. Opening statements: Tomsula: Obviously I'm here with Jerome, I know you got our statement today. We stand by the statement. Wanted to make sure we give you an opportunity to have some questions. Look, there's consequences to everything you do....

49ers notes: No margin for error for Simpson; Ward back in action

In what could be viewed as a symbolic move, 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula accompanied wide receiver Jerome Simpson after practice today to discuss Simpson’s just-handed-down six-game suspension with a group of reporters.
San Jose Mercury News Aug 18, 2015

Jerome Simpson accepts suspension, eyes return Oct. 22 against Seahawks

Jerome Simpson waited a year to get back on the field, and even though he's been dealt a six-game suspension to start this season, he's thankful the 49ers are still supporting him.

Jerome Simpson accepts suspension, eyes return Oct. 22 against Seahawks

Jerome Simpson waited a year to get back on the field, and even though he's been dealt a six-game suspension to start this season, he's thankful the 49ers are still supporting him. After practicing Tuesday, mere hours after the NFL… Continue Reading →
Baltimore Sun Aug 18, 2015

NFL suspends 49ers WR Jerome Simpson for 6 games

The NFL suspended San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson on Tuesday without pay for the first six games of the season for violations of the league's substance-abuse policy.
San Jose Mercury News Aug 18, 2015

49ers' Jerome Simpson suspended six games

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Jerome Simpson is suspended for the first six games of the season for previous off-field trouble.
Cincy Jungle Aug 18, 2015

Former Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson contributes to rough offseason for 49ers

The avalanche of bad news isn't seeming to stop for the San Francisco 49ers. Their most recent issue revolves around former Bengals wide receiver Jerome Simpson. Some guys just don't get it. After an offseason filled with retirements (some staggeringly early), an ushering out of a successful head coach, and a myriad of off-field incidents, wide receiver Jerome Simpson decided he wanted to pump oxygen into the fire. As first reported by Eric Branch of The San Francisco Chronicle, the former Bengals wideout has been suspended for violating the NFL's Policy and Program for Substances of...

NFL suspends WR Jerome Simpson for 6 games

SANTA CLARA — The San Francisco 49ers just announced the NFL has suspended wide receiver Jerome Simpson for the first six games of next season. The Minnesota Vikings cut Simpson in 2014 after he was charged with driving with an open container of alcohol and possession of marijuana. Earlier that year, Simpson plead guilty to […]
Niners Nation Aug 18, 2015

Jerome Simpson suspended 6 games for violating NFL Substance Abuse policy

The San Francisco 49ers will be without wide receiver Jerome Simpson for six games, as he faces a substance abuse suspension. We break down what it means. If you were wondering about Jerome Simpson for your 53-man roster projections, wonder no more. The San Francisco 49ers announced that Simpson has been suspended six games by the NFL for violating the substance abuse policy. He can continue practicing and playing in the preseason, but he will be moved to the Reserve/Suspended list when the team makes final roster cuts. He is eligible to return October 19. The 49ers appear to have known...
San Jose Mercury News Aug 18, 2015
WR Jerome Simpson suspended six games

WR Jerome Simpson suspended six games

Jerome Simpson, a leading candidate to be the 49ers No. 3 wide receiver, has been suspended the first six games of the season, stemming from a July 2014 arrest and previous off-field incidents.

WR Jerome Simpson suspended six games

Jerome Simpson, a leading candidate to be the 49ers’ No. 3 wide receiver, has been suspended the first six games of the season, stemming from a July 2014 arrest and previous off-field incidents. This is Simpson’s third NFL-issued suspension, and… Continue Reading →

Here’s comes King: 49ers sign undrafted rookie WR

King joins the 49ers two days after wide receiver Bruce Ellington sustained a muscle strain in practice Monday. Ellington did not practice Tuesday. In addition, undrafted rookie Issac Blakeney has missed the past three practices with a muscle strain and wideout Jerome Simpson has missed the past two practices for personal reasons.

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