Bernard Pierce 30 | Running Back

Baltimore Ravens

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Mon. Aug 25, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Pierce, who suffered a mild concussion in Saturday's preseason game, didn't practice Monday, the Baltimore Sun reports. Impact: The report notes that Pierce is "feeling a lot better" as of Monday, though he'll need to take and pass a mandatory baseline neurological test in order to be cleared for a return to the field. With that in mind, Pierce probably won't play in Thursday's preseason finale, though the fact that his concussion is being portrayed as mild suggests that he should recover in time to fill in as the Ravens' starting running back while Ray Rice serves a two-game suspension to start the regular season.(RotoWire, )
Mon. Aug 25, 2014
News: Pierce is downplaying the head injury that he sustained in Saturday night's preseason game against Washington, Baltimore Sun reports. "If anyone was wondering, I'm fine," he relayed Sunday via his official Twitter account. Impact: While the report notes that the running back experienced minor concussion symptoms Saturday after absorbing a high tackle, he's expected to be ready for the Ravens' Week 1 contest against the Bengals. Assuming that's the case, Pierce is in line to start at running back for the team out of the gate, with teammate Ray Rice slated to serve a two-game suspension to start the season.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Aug 23, 2014
News: Pierce left Saturday's game to be evaluated for a concussion, and he did not return to the contest, ESPN's Jamison Hensley reports. Impact: With Ray Rice suspended for the first two weeks of the regular season, Pierce got the starting nod in Saturday's dress rehearsal. If the injury prevents Pierce from playing in Week 1, the Ravens will likely turn to a combination of Lorenzo Taliaferro and Justin Forsett. However, the opener is still two weeks away, and Pierce has no prior history of concussions in the NFL.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Aug 16, 2014
News: Pierce gained 55 yards on seven carries in Saturday's preseason game against the Cowboys. Impact: It was a solid showing for Pierce, who ripped off his long run of 30 yards on his only carry of the second half. He's seemingly locked in as the Week 1 starter, with Ray Rice suspended for the first two games of the season. Speaking of Rice, the veteran running back left Saturday's game with a shoulder injury, though the issue doesn't initially appear to be serious. Pierce could use the first two weeks of the season as a launching pad for an increased role in the offense, after both he and Rice struggled behind a terrible offensive line last season. Baltimore's O-line appears to be much improved, so regardless of how the touches are divided, there should be more fantasy value for the taking than there was last season.(RotoWire, )
Bernard Pierce
2013 Season
CAR
152
YDS
436
AVG
2.9
TDS
2
Bio
Ht: 6' 0"  Wt: 230  Age: 24
Born: 5/10/1990, Ardmore, Pennsylvania
College: Temple
NFL Experience: 3rd season
Drafted: 2012 - Rd 3
(84th overall by the Ravens)
Salary: $570,000
Injury Status
No reported Injury
Depth Chart
1. Ray Rice
2. Bernard Pierce
3. Justin Forsett
4. Lorenzo Taliaferro