Bengals WR Jerome Simpson plays
CINCINNATI -- Bengals receiver Jerome Simpson played Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers even though he missed practice because he is the focus of a drug investigation.
Simpson caught one pass for six yards in the Bengals' 13-8 loss.
The organization believes Simpson, who has been active in community charities, should get the benefit of the doubt under the position of "innocent until proven guilty," team and league sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.
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