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MINNEAPOLIS – Jerome Simpson didn’t have a big impact in Sunday’s Vikings win against the Eagles. But his postgame comments will be something worth monitoring this week.

Simpson had just one catch for 19 yards, and also was called for a 15-yard taunting penalty with less than 12 minutes remaining in […]

Esme’s Blog: Vikings 3, Fans 0

By Eric Henderson

It’s a tradition: the Minnesota Vikings’ annual Sisyphean struggle to put a winning season together and the predictable roster of new Viking mug shots.

In this most dismal of years — with last week’s tie possibly blowing a shot at landing the top draft pick — comes the news that, in […]

‘Different From Player To Player’: Frazier On Dealing With Vikings In Trouble

By Jonathon Sharp

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – For the second time this month another member of the Minnesota Vikings is in trouble with the law.

This time the player, cornerback A.J. Jefferson was released from the team.

Police say Jefferson was arrested Monday morning after officers were called to his Eden Prairie home […]

Vikings expect Simpson to play, but he may not start

By Josh Alper

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday that the team expects wide receiver Jerome Simpson to be in the lineup this weekend, a little more than a week after he was arrested on DWI charges. Frazier wasn’t willing to say that Simpson would remain a member of the starting lineup, however. Frazier […]

Jerome Simpson Officially Charged With DWI

By Sara Boyd

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has officially been charged with DWI, after being arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving along Interstate 394.

Simpson was charged with one count of fourth-degree DWI and one count of refusing to submit a chemical test, which is a misdemeanor.


Vikings Jerome Simpson Apologizes For DWI Arrest, Status For Sunday Uncertain

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(Credit, Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jerome Simpson was arrested Saturday on suspicion of drunken driving along Interstate 394.

The 6-foot-2-inch, 190-pound wide receiver had slurred speech, watery eyes and failed a sobriety test according to a patrol spokesman. He refused a breath test at Hennepin County jail and was […]

Jerome Simpson could face jail time

By Mike Florio

As to the NFL, Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson faces no suspension after his recent DUI arrest based on his prior marijuana conviction. As to the legal system, that’s a different issue. According to Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Simpson faces up to three years in prison in the […]

Simpson Says He’s Sorry; Status With Vikes Unclear

By sdswanson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson says he’s sorry for the negative attention brought to the organization over the weekend after his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.

Simpson took part with the team in a light practice on Monday. The Vikings play at Seattle this Sunday, […]

Jerome Simpson apologizes for DWI arrest

By Josh Alper

Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson reported for work with his teammates on Monday, his first day at the team’s facility since he was arrested early Saturday morning on charges of driving while intoxicated. Simpson didn’t talk about the case, but did say he had spoken to his teammates about the arrest […]

Vikings Receiver Is Arrested

By By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson was released from jail on $12,000 bail about seven hours after he was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Source: New York Times