Jed York made a vow to win with class on December 29th, 2014.
Less than three months later, the 49ers signed Jerome Simpson, who has been arrested three times since 2008. One arrest was for DUI. He pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He was suspended by the NFL when a 2.5-pound package of marijuana addressed to his house was seized by the authorities.
Ann Killion recently asked York what was the thinking behind the Simpson signing?
“I don’t know what the thinking was,” said York.
It sure looks to me like York threw Trent Baalke under the bus and washed his hands of having anything to do with signing Simpson.
Maybe I’m misinterpreting York’s comment. Do you have an alternate interpretation?