Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson's appeal of his three-game suspension has been denied. He was suspended for a repeat violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
Simpson was suspended for a repeat violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. He pled guilty to careless driving and refusing to submit to a chemical test in January following a suspected drunken driving incident last November, though he had a DUI charge dropped.
In 2012, Simpson was also suspended three games after police found a marijuana shipment at his home, for which the receiver was convicted of a felony while he was playing for the Cincinnati Bengals.
Simpson missed practice last Monday to attend a hearing on his case in New York.
- Ben Estes