Jerome Simpson was excused from team activities for the second straight day on Friday according to Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer. When asked if Simpson would play in Sunday’s game against San Francisco, Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said he is still assessing his options.
“We’re still taking to people and figuring out what the best thing is for Jerome,” Lewis said. “Any decisions I make on it are going to be based on what people recommend is the best thing for him.”
Lewis did say that he has talked to Simpson the past couple days and that “he’s as anyone would be caught in a situation like that. We have to continue to support him and help him that way.”