Thread: Simpson = Beast?
Simpson = Beast?
Is he the guy to resurrect our receiver corps? He has hands like glue, speed, and acrobatics. But will we take advantage of a guy like this or run vanilla?!
08-23-2012, 05:56 AM #2
That's some slippery glue. He has dropped passes as well as made some.
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08-23-2012, 09:01 AM #3
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I like Simpson. I think he is going to be a pretty good addition to our WR corps. He definitely has the speed, and he has decent hands.Zeus wrote:
When are you going to realize that picking out the 20 bad throws this year and ignoring the 300 good ones does not make your point?
08-23-2012, 09:27 AM #4
He's quick, reliable and agile - I think he'll be a great #1. With that being said, I don't know how good our passing game will be this year.
I'm expecting big things, but I was expecting big things with Tarvaris too.Disclaimer: I'm an idiot.
08-23-2012, 09:36 AM #5
Well he definitely seems to bring some deep speed that we've lacked for years...
But, can we find enough talent in the rest of our WRs to win those first 2 games without him!??
(I'm rather assuming the 49ers will beat us week 3...)Control the line, control the time, and give your D a chance to shine!!
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08-23-2012, 09:56 AM #6
I've got to say, from what I've seen this preseason, he looks pretty good. At this point, anybody who can get down the field and catch the ball, will be a welcome addition.Its better to lose the first game than the last one.
08-23-2012, 11:17 AM #8
Beast? Hmmm...not really the word that comes to mind when I think of Jerome the acrobat Simpson. Maybe Flying Wallenda or Gabby Simpson?
Jerome should be a good addition to the WR corps. I think of him as a B receiver that fills a strong need for us.
Does he still get to practice with the Vikings during his suspension?
08-23-2012, 11:38 AM #9Coordinator
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Much of Simpsons success will be tied to how well the offensive line can protect Ponder.
The line looks better so far, so Simpson should have a good year. I love the guys attitude.
Simpson should also open things up enough to allow the tight ends to have a lot of catches.