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Bernard Pierce

24-Year-Old Running Back – Baltimore Ravens

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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28

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113

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7

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2014 Rush/Rec Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Entering 2013, Pierce looked like an up-and-coming back, an aggressive runner with high-end speed who could serve as an effective complement to Ray Rice. But things didn't work out that way – even tho...

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2014 ADP:  124.12

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  11

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Thigh      FRI PRACTICE:   Full
HT: 6' 0"   WT: 230   DOB: 5/10/1990
College: Temple  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Bernard Pierce Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year $2.65 million contract in May of 2012.

September 21, 2014  –  Bernard Pierce News

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Pierce's (thigh) availability for Sunday's game against the Browns may be in question, with Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun suggesting that the running back is a game-time decision for the contest.

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Bernard Pierce NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2012 22 Bal 16 108 532 1 4.9 3 1 1 0 0 7 47 6.7 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 23 Bal 16 152 436 2 2.9 2 0 0 0 0 20 104 5.2 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 24 Bal 2 28 113 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Bernard Pierce Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2012 22 Bal 16 4.0 4.4 4.2 7 33 9 2 1 0 3 4.3 0 0 0
2013 23 Bal 16 4.1 5.4 4.8 10 27 14 8 5 1 7 4.2 2 0 0
2014 24 Bal 2 6.0 6.5 6.3 14 57 7 4 3 1 4 3.5 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Bernard Pierce – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Running Back

Snap Count Stats

46

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Bernard Pierce was on the field for 46 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Bernard Pierce was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 215 20
2013 381 10
2014 46 0
Bernard Pierce 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Cin 8 0 6 17 0 2.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Pit 38 0 22 96 0 4.4 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 3 0 0 0
3 @Cle
4 Car
5 @Ind
6 @TB
7 Atl
8 @Cin
9 @Pit
10 Ten
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @NO
13 SD
14 @Mia
15 Jax
16 @Hou
17 Cle

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Bernard Pierce  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   6' 0"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   230 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.45 sec
GREAT
Shuttle Time:   4.28 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   7.07 sec
WEAK
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   37 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   123 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   17 reps
WEAK
Baltimore Ravens Team Injury Report
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Terrence Cody  PUP-R
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Aaron Ross  IR
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Bernard Pierce: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

With Pierce (thigh) listed as questionable in advance of Sunday's game against the Browns, the Ravens have promoted Fitzgerald Toussaint from their practice squad, the team's official site reports.

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Pierce (thigh) was a limited participant in Friday's practice, and he is questionable for Sunday's game in Cleveland, the Ravens' official website reports.

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Pierce (thigh) took part in Friday's practice, The Baltimore Sun reports.

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Pierce was added to Thursday's injury report as a limited participant due to a thigh injury, ESPN.com reports.

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Pierce, who started Thursday’s game against the Steelers, carried 22 times for 96 yards in the Ravens' 26-6 win.

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Coach John Harbaugh declined to name a starting running back for Thursday's game against the Steelers, ESPN.com reports. When asked who would start the contest, Harbaugh noted, "Bernard Pierce, Justin Forsett -- they’ll both play a lot. Lorenzo Taliaferro will be a big part of it, too."

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Pierce's second-quarter fumble in Week 1 led to added opportunities for Justin Forsett, who responded with 70 yards on 11 carries in Sunday's contest. Given that it was the first fumble of his career, though, Pierce figures to get a chance to bounce back in Week 2, but this figures to be a timeshare where Harbaugh goes with the hot hand.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

In 20 games through Baltimore's Super Bowl run, Pierce averaged an impressive 5.0 YPC spelling Ray Rice. Pierce stayed healthy throughout the season despite his aggressive running style and displayed the burst and power to be an effective lead back should Rice get hurt. Of course, Rice has not missed a single game since his rookie year. It's also possible that at 6-0, 218, the bigger Pierce could steal some of the goal-line work, but Rice converted 8-of-18 carries from inside the 10 last year.

2012

The Ravens spent the 84th pick in the draft on Pierce, who ran for 1,481 yards and 27 touchdowns during his junior year of college. He has good balance and a nose for the end zone but lacks skills as a receiver and isn’t overly quick. Baltimore hopes he can replace Ricky Williams as the team’s backup, and while that job won’t entail much if Ray Rice stays healthy, it could have plenty of potential if Rice were to go down. Pierce is an intriguing late round flier.