Thu 26 Apr 2012
Eden Prairie, MN (April 26, 2012) – The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran free agent WR Jerome Simpson. Simpson was a 2nd round (46th overall) draft pick by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2008. The Coastal Carolina product has appeared in 29 career games, making 18 starts over the past 4 seasons. Simpson turned in a career year in 2011, he appeared in all 16 games with 14 starts and recorded 50 receptions for 725 yards while finding the end zone 4 times. The North Carolina native produced 3 games of 100+ yards in 2011 (vs. Ind., 101, at Den., 136, at Balt., 152). 34 of Simpson’s 50 receptions in 2011 went for 1st downs. In his career, Simpson has 71 receptions for 1,004 yards and 7 touchdowns.
Jerome Simpson………… WR………………….. 5…….. Coastal Carolina
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