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Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is facing another suspension

jeromeOn 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. 

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Report: Vikings WR Jerome Simpson faces another suspension 

The punishment arises from a November 2013 arrest for DUI and refusal to submit to a chemical test.  Simpson later pleaded guilty to reckless driving and failure to submit to a chemical test, but the outcome triggers scrutiny under the portion of the substance-abuse policy that relates to alcohol-related offenses. ]

Simpson ranked second on the team in 2013, his sixth season in the NFL, with 48 receptions and with 726 yards. He received a $500,000 signing bonus when he got a new contract last year, but he has no guaranteed money in his latest deal.

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