Artavis Pierce
24-Year-Old Running BackRB
2020 Fantasy Outlook
Pierce joined the Bears this offseason as an undrafted free agent and moves into a short depth chart, in which he occupies the fourth, and last spot, as the preseason begins. During his senior year at Oregon State, he led the team with 146 carries for 873 yards while adding 23 receptions for 169 yards and a TD. Unless the team adds RB depth before the season, he has a solid chance of cracking the Week 1 roster, and he wouldn't need many events to happen for him to potentially see playing time. Although he's not a player to necessarily target in fantasy drafts, he is a player to monitor on the waiver wire should he be pressed into duty -- something that could happen earlier than expected now that David Montgomery is nursing a groin injury. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a contract with the Bears in September of 2020.
Receives one touch
RBChicago Bears
January 3, 2021
Pierce lost one yard on his only rushing attempt in Chicago's 35-16 loss to the Packers on Sunday.
ANALYSIS
Pierce appeared in just four games this season, rushing six times for 34 yards and a touchdown, and after the Bears complete their playoff run, he'll return in 2021 for the last year of his contract, and he'll likely be fighting for a roster spot as a depth option in the backfield.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Artavis Pierce's 2020 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
Broken Tackle %
33.3%
 
Positive Run %
66.7%
 
% Yds After Contact
76.5%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
4.3
 
Rushing TD %
16.7%
 
Touches Per Game
0.0
 
% Snaps w/Touch
0.0%
 
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2020 Artavis Pierce Split Stats
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More Fantasy News
Scores first NFL touchdown
RBChicago Bears
December 27, 2020
Pierce rushed twice for 26 yards and a touchdown in Chicago's 41-17 victory over the Jaguars on Sunday.
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Healthy scratch against Lions
RBChicago Bears
Coach's Decision
December 6, 2020
Pierce (coach's decision) is inactive for the Bears' Week 13 matchup against Detroit.
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Minor role in loss
RBChicago Bears
November 16, 2020
Pierce had three carries for nine yards in Chicago's 19-13 loss to Minnesota on Monday.
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Healthy scratch against Colts
RBChicago Bears
Coach's Decision
October 4, 2020
Pierce (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Colts, Kevin Fishbain of The Athletic reports.
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Promoted to Chicago's roster
RBChicago Bears
September 29, 2020
Pierce was promoted from Chicago's practice squad to the 53-man roster Tuesday, Larry Mayer of the Bears' official site reports.
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