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Broncos | Denver works out several players

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:11:39 -0800

Free-agent QBs Sean Renfree (Falcons) and T.J. Yates (Texans), free-agent RBs Bernard Pierce (Jets) and Zac Brooks (Seahawks) and free-agent WR Keshawn Martin (49ers) worked out for the Denver Broncos Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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Seahawks | Several players work out for Seattle

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:24:56 -0700

Free-agent RBs Bernard Pierce (Jets) and Kenny Hilliard (Texans), FBs Tommy Bohanon (Jets) and Darrel Young (Redskins) and CB Chimdi Chekwa (Patriots) worked out for the Seattle Seahawks Tuesday, Sept. 27.

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Jets | Bernard Pierce released

Sat, 20 Aug 2016 13:48:32 -0700

New York Jets RB Bernard Pierce was released Saturday, Aug. 20, according to a source.

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Jets | Bernard Pierce goes to IR

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:55:54 -0700

New York Jets RB Bernard Pierce (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Aug. 16.

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Jets | Bernard Pierce joining Jets

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:31:06 -0700

Free-agent RB Bernard Pierce (Jaguars) will sign with the New York Jets Wednesday, July 27.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce will be in a logjam with the Jets behind Matt Forte, Bilal Powell, Khiry Robinson and possibly Zac Stacy. He offers no fantasy value right now.

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NFL | Bernard Pierce suspended two games

Fri, 06 May 2016 15:47:10 -0700

Free-agent RB Bernard Pierce (Jaguars) has been suspended for the first two games of the 2016 season, according to a source.

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Jaguars | Bernard Pierce placed on IR

Mon, 07 Dec 2015 16:02:41 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Bernard Pierce (calf) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Dec. 7.

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Jaguars | Week 13 inactives for Jags

Sun, 06 Dec 2015 08:36:00 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared WR Allen Hurns, RB Bernard Pierce, LB Chris Smith, LB Dan Skuta, C Luke Bowanko, CB Nick Marshall, WR Rashad Lawrence inactive for Week 13.

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Jaguars | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 10:33:38 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Toby Gerhart (groin) and LB Dan Skuta (groin) have been ruled out for Week 13 against the Tennessee Titans. RB Bernard Pierce (calf) and WR Neal Sterling (illness) are questionable, while DE Chris Clemons (non-injury), S Johnathan Cyprien (abdomen), S Josh Evans (concussion), TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle) and DT Roy Miller (knee) are probable. Gerhart, Pierce and Skuta did not practice Friday, Dec. 4, while the others were full participants.

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Jaguars | Thursday practice report for Week 13

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 11:08:20 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Toby Gerhart (groin), TE Marcedes Lewis (ankle), DT Roy Miller (knee), RB Bernard Pierce (calf) and LB Dan Skuta (groin) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 3. WR Neal Sterling (illness) was limited, while DE Chris Clemons (non-injury), S Johnathan Cyprien (abdomen) and S Josh Evans (concussion) practiced in full.

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Jaguars | Week 12 inactives for Jaguars

Sun, 29 Nov 2015 08:41:29 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared RB Bernard Pierce, SS Craig Loston, LB Dan Skuta, RB Joe Banyard, C Luke Bowanko, DT Michael Z. Bennett, WR Neal Sterling inactive for Week 12.

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Jaguars | Friday Jaguars report

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:04:00 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Toby Gerhart (groin), DT Michael Z. Bennett (hamstring), TE Nic Jacobs (hamstring) and DT Roy Miller (knee) were full participants in practice Friday, Nov. 27, and are probable for Week 12. S Craig Loston (ankle), RB Bernard Pierce (calf) and WR Neal Sterling (illness) didn't practice Friday and are doubtful. LB Dan Skuta (groin) didn't practice Friday and is out.

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Jaguars | Jacksonville Week 12 Thursday practice report

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:37:20 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars S Craig Loston (ankle), RB Bernard Pierce (calf), LB Dan Skuta (groin) and WR Neal Sterling (illness) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 26. DT Roy Miller (knee) was limited. DT Michael Z. Bennett (hamstring), RB Toby Gerhart (groin) and TE Nic Jacobs (hamstring) participated fully.

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Jaguars | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:32:15 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars S Craig Loston (ankle), DT Roy Miller (knee), RB Bernard Pierce (calf), LB Dan Skuta (groin) and WR Neal Sterling (illness) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 25. DT Michael Z. Bennett (hamstring) and TE Nic Jacobs (hamstring) were limited, while RB Toby Gerhart (groin) practiced in full.

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Jaguars | Thursday inactives for Jags

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 16:26:57 -0800

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared RB Bernard Pierce, LB Chris Smith, RB Joe Banyard, C Luke Bowanko, DT Michael Z. Bennett, TE Nic Jacobs, CB Nick Marshall inactive for Week 11.

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Jaguars | Week 11 injury report

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:19:52 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Nic Jacobs (hamstring) and RB Bernard Pierce (calf) are doubtful for the Week 11 game against the Tennessee Titans Thursday, Nov. 18. DT Michael Z. Bennett (hamstring) and LB Dan Skuta (groin) are questionable, while DE Chris Clemons (non-injury), RB Toby Gerhart (groin) and DT Roy Miller (knee) are probable. Jacobs and Pierce didn't practice Wednesday, Nov. 18. Bennett and Skuta were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Jaguars | Tuesday practice report for Week 11

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 14:31:33 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Nic Jacobs (hamstring), DT Sen'Derrick Marks (triceps) and RB Bernard Pierce (calf) did not practice Tuesday, Nov. 17. DT Michael Z. Bennett (hamstring), S James Sample (shoulder) and LB Dan Skuta (groin) were limited, while DE Chris Clemons (non-injury), RB Toby Gerhart (groin) and DT Roy Miller (knee) practiced in full.

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Jaguars | Denard Robinson in line for start?

Tue, 17 Nov 2015 11:40:48 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Denard Robinson would likely start in Week 11 against the Tennessee Titans Thursday, Nov. 19, if RBs T.J. Yeldon (foot) and Bernard Pierce (calf) cannot play. RB Toby Gerhart (abdominal), who has been inactive the last two games, said he could also play even though he's not 100% healthy.

Fantasy Tip: Without Yeldon and Pierce, this backfield gets even uglier. Yeldon was in a walking boot early this week, so it's a good bet he won't be able to play on the short week. Robinson ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) is a lottery ticket in daily games in PPR leagues like FantasyScore, and the Titans surprisingly are the toughest matchup for running backs this year in that format. Gerhart ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is even more of a gamble.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Florida Times-Union - Vito Stellino

Jaguars | Monday practice report for Week 11

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 16:41:12 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars DT Michael Z. Bennett (hamstring), DE Chris Clemons (non-injury), TE Nic Jacobs (hamstring), DT Sen'Derrick Marks (elbow), RB Bernard Pierce (calf), SS James Sample (shoulder) and LB Dan Skuta (groin) did not participate in the team's walkthrough Monday, Nov. 16. DT Roy Miller (knee) was limited, while RB Toby Gerhart (groin) fully participated.

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Jaguars | Bernard Pierce may not return

Sun, 15 Nov 2015 12:03:18 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Bernard Pierce (Achilles') is questionable to return Sunday, Nov. 15, against the Baltimore Ravens.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce is playing behind T.J. Yeldon anyway, but the Jaguars are thinner at running back today with Toby Gerhart inactive. Stay tuned to Pierce's situation, but as long as Yeldon is healthy Pierce is not worth starting.

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Jaguars | T.J. Yeldon leads Jags Week 6 inactives

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 09:03:26 -0700

The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared RB Bernard Pierce, LB Chris Smith, S James Sample, WR Marqise Lee, CB Nick Marshall, RB T.J. Yeldon, OG Tyler Shatley inactive for Week 6.

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Jaguars | Friday injury report for Week 6

Fri, 16 Oct 2015 15:10:44 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Bernard Pierce (concussion, hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 6 against the Houston Texans. S James Sample (shoulder) is doubtful, while C Luke Bowanko (neck), DE Chris Clemons (non-injury), CB Aaron Colvin (shoulder), CB Davon House (hip), DT Abry Jones (knee), DT Sen'Derrick Marks (knee), OT Jermey Parnell (knee), LB Paul Posluszny (ankle) and OT Sam Young (illness) are probable. Pierce and Sample did not practice Friday, Oct. 16. House was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Jaguars | Thursday practice report for Week 6

Thu, 15 Oct 2015 16:17:15 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Bernard Pierce (concussion, hamstring) and S James Sample (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 15. CB Davon House (hip) and LB Paul Posluszny (ankle) were limited. C Luke Bowanko (neck), DE Chris Clemons (non-injury), CB Aaron Colvin (shoulder), DT Abry Jones (knee), DT Sen'Derrick Marks (knee), OT Jermey Parnell (knee) and OT Sam Young (illness) practiced fully.

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Jaguars | Wednesday practice report for Week 6

Wed, 14 Oct 2015 16:22:38 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars DE Chris Clemons (non-injury), DT Abry Jones (knee), OT Jermey Parnell (knee), RB Bernard Pierce (concussion, hamstring), LB Paul Posluszny (ankle) and S James Sample (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 14. C Luke Bowanko (neck), CB Davon House (hip) and OT Sam Young (illness) were limited. CB Aaron Colvin (shoulder) and DT Sen'Derrick Marks (knee) practiced fully.

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Jaguars | T.J. Yeldon to be workhorse back

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 08:47:11 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RB T.J. Yeldon had 25 carries in Week 2 and could reach that number again in Week 3 against the New England Patriots. Offensive coordinator Greg Olson has no doubt that his rookie running back can handle a heavy workload. RB Denard Robinson (knee) is out for several weeks and RB Toby Gerhart (abdomen) may not be able to play this weekend. Yeldon will likely be relied on more than he was in the first two weeks. Olson also said he expects RBs Bernard Pierce and rookie Corey Grant to see more work after combining for only five yards on four carries and two catches for nine yards so far.

Fantasy Tip: Yeldon ($5,000, 10.0% of cap) hasn't done a ton with his workload yet (37 carries, 121 yards), but you can't argue with volume as a fantasy owner. The Jags will do their best to chew up clock with Yeldon against the Pats and keep Tom Brady off the field. He's a nice contrarian play this weekend on FantasyScore, as most might look to avoid him against the Patriots.

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Jaguars | Bernard Pierce on outside looking in?

Wed, 24 Jun 2015 19:38:51 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Bernard Pierce is not projected to make the 53-man roster, according to beat writer Ryan O'Halloran. Pierce is believed to be in the running for the No. 4 job with RBs Storm Johnson and Corey Grant behind RBs T.J. Yeldon, Toby Gerhart and Denard Robinson.

Fantasy Tip: Even if Pierce can wiggle his way into a job in Jacksonville, he has a lot of work to do before he re-emerges as a fantasy threat again.

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Jaguars | Two RBs fighting to fight for one roster spot?

Mon, 25 May 2015 10:42:31 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RBs Bernard Pierce and Storm Johnson could be fighting for one roster spot this offseason if the Jaguars keep only four running backs, according to ESPN's Mike DiRocco.

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Jaguars | Bernard Pierce could face suspension

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 10:27:04 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars RB Bernard Pierce will face a suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy with his DUI arrest this week. Pierce will be given a chance to compete for playing time with RBs Toby Gerhart, Denard Robinson and Storm Johnson in 2015. Pierce has struggled in the NFL since his rookie season in 2012, and he's mainly been hampered by a list of injuries including back, ankle, knee, shoulder, thigh, toe and head ailments. Pierce has a chance to be part of a three-man rotation, especially if the Jaguars use Gerhart more as an H-back.

Fantasy Tip: After averaging 4.9 yards per carry his rookie year, Pierce has averaged just 2.9 and 3.9 yards per carry in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Behind an inexperienced offensive line and quarterback in a three-man rotation, he definitely shouldn't interest fantasy owners in standard leagues in 2015.

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Jaguars | Bernard Pierce claimed by Jags

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:33:36 -0700

Free-agent RB Bernard Pierce (Ravens) was claimed off waivers from the Baltimore Ravens by the Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday, March 19.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce was expected to take over as the lead back in Baltimore for Ray Rice in 2014, but that clearly didn't happen. He quickly fell down the depth chart and finished with just 93 carries for 366 yards and two touchdowns. He'll enter Jacksonville and battle for touches with Toby Gerhart and Denard Robinson. This backfield looks ugly, and it's probably smart to avoid it everwhere in fantasy leagues.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce released by Ravens

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:43:09 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce was released Wednesday, March 18. Pierce was arrested for driving under the influence Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: With Pierce released, the Ravens likely will go with Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro as their top two running backs next season. Forsett probably will be the starter and could be a No. 2 running back for fantasy owners. Taliaferro could be a later-round option as a handcuff to Forsett or depth at running back. Pierce may be able to find a backup job with another team, but he will not have much fantasy value in 2015.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce arrested for DUI

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 06:27:27 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce was arrested for driving under the influence early Wednesday, March 18, according to Baltimore County police.

Fantasy Tip: The arrest could cost Pierce a game or two. He's little more than a RB5 or a handcuff to Justin Forsett.

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Ravens | Fitzgerald Toussaint was backup

Tue, 23 Dec 2014 11:14:35 -0800

Baltimore Ravens rookie RB Fitzgerald Toussaint served as the backup to RB Justin Forsett in the team's Week 17 loss to the Houston Texans over RB Bernard Pierce. Toussaint relieved Forsett in the fourth quarter when he injured his ankle and ran four times for 11 yards and also caught two passes for 20 yards on five targets. Pass protection may be the reason why Pierce was overlooked.

Fantasy Tip: Depending on the health status of Forsett, Toussaint could see more work in the season finale against the Cleveland Browns. The matchup is a good one, unfortunately, Toussaint ($5,555) isn't worth much more than a desperation flex play because of his lack of experience.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce practices in full

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:15:28 -0800

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (back) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 18, after being limited Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce ($3,000) has had a disappointing season in 2014, but he's looked fresh of late, and Lorenzo Taliaferro is out for the rest of the games. Pierce fits the mold of a nice sleeper play at FantasyScore this week as the complement to Justin Forsett in the backfield.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce limited in practice

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:26:17 -0800

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (back) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce is not getting enough work to justify consideration for your FantasyScore lineups. Look elsewhere this week.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce is healthy

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:12:14 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce was a healthy inactive in Week 8 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Head coach John Harbaugh explained Sunday, Oct. 27, that he felt others gave the team a better chance to win. "We're just doing what we try to do as far as our personnel and getting guys up that we felt gave us the best chance to win the game," Harbaugh said. "We were jammed up. We did what we thought we had to do, and it worked out because our other backs stayed healthy."

Fantasy Tip: With Pierce on the inactive list, rookie Lorenzo Taliaferro ran seven times for 27 yards and a pair of touchdowns while leading the team in receiving with 42 yards on two grabs. Justin Forsett led with 68 rushing yards on 17 carries, and he had three catches for 17 yards. It's bad news for Pierce and his fantasy appeal, as the duo of Forsett and Taliaferro didn't miss a beat.

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Ravens | Ravens not moving Bernard Pierce

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 10:25:23 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce is not on the trade block.

Fantasy Tip: Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro have been playing well and are seeing most of the work at running back, which has hurt Pierce's fantasy value. Owners could consider keeping Bernard on their team, but he should not be a starting option at this time.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce inactive today

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:47:46 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce is inactive Sunday, Oct. 26.

Fantasy Tip: Justin Forsett ($5,800; 11.6% of your cap) remains a good RB2 on FantasyScore and in other PPR formats. Owen Daniels' (knee) absence aids Forsett in the passing game as well.

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Ravens | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:34:00 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens have declared LB Arthur Brown, RB Bernard Pierce, DL Chris Canty, CB Chykie Brown, C Gino Gradkowski, OT Jah Reid, TE Owen Daniels inactive for Week 8.

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Ravens | Will continue to mix RBs

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:45:00 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Justin Forsett has thrust himself into the lead running back role for the team. He is fourth in the NFL with 408 rushing yards and leads the league with 6.4 yards per carry. The team still wants to use RB Bernard Pierce as an important part of their running game.

Fantasy Tip: Forsett ($5,800; 11.6% of your cap) continues to be a solid play on FantasyScore. However, it's concerning that the team hasn't fully committed to him like many teams would with another back performing this well. Pierce ($5,200; 10.4%) is a flex option, but he comes with risk.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce expected to play

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:04:15 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 3, and is probable for Week 5 against the Indianapolis Colts.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce was active last week but didn't play, as Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro performed well in his absence. However, with a full week of practice under Pierce's belt, we would expect him to see some work against the Colts. At $5,300 at FantasyScore, Pierce is a cheap sleeper option at running back.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce fully participates

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:37:24 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) participated fully in practice Thursday, Oct. 2.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce is a very risky play this week with RBs Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro seeing the majority of the work from the backfield. It's best to stay away from Pierce for Week 5.

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Ravens | Justin Forsett earning his keep

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:32:02 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Justin Forsett has done everything he can to own the starting running back job, in the opinion of beat writer Jamison Hensley. "He's making yards after the hit on his own," head coach John Harbaugh said. "That's kind of how you measure a back."

Fantasy Tip: The Ravens' backfield is a muddy situation, but Forsett is the most valuable in PPR leagues on FantasyScore. Lorenzo Taliaferro has been productive running the ball, but one has to believe that Bernard Pierce (thigh) will have a chance to be involved once he's 100 percent. Taliaferro and Pierce are just depth backs in fantasy right now, but both are flex options.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce sits as precaution

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:44:43 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) was active in Week 4 against the Carolina Panthers, but he said Sunday, Sept. 28, that he did not play as a "precaution."

Fantasy Tip: Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro were very effective in his stead, and the team likely decided it wasn't necessary to push it with Pierce and risk aggravating the injury.

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Ravens | Two RBs split carries in win

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 18:36:42 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RBs Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro nearly split the carries in half in Week 4 against the Carolina Panthers with RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) held out as a precaution. Forsett carried 14 times for 66 yards and a touchdown, while the rookie Taliaferro had 15 carries for 58 yards and a score. Forsett also added three grabs for 31 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners of Forsett and Taliaferro had a reprieve this weekend, as it appeared all week Pierce would be ready to go, creating a three-headed monster in the backfield. All three are likely to see carries in Week 5 against the Indianapolis Colts.

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Ravens | Ravens RB situation muddled

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:07:59 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RBs Bernard Pierce, Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro have each led the team in rushing in a game this season. The Ravens are the only team to have a back with at least 90 rushing yards, giving them the eighth-ranked rushing attack despite having no one in the Top 12 among leading individual rushers. The backs each say they are uncertain who will get the ball in Week 4 against the Carolina Panthers, and offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak only indicated Friday, Sept. 26, that all three will play. "They're all going to play," Kubiak said. "We're going to keep a fresh guy on the field - that's what we're going to go - and if we feel like one guy has the hot hand, so to speak, then obviously he's going to go back out. I want them all to prepare as if they're starting."

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners cannot stand a running back situation like this, as one week a guy might be super productive only to disappear the following week. While Pierce is expected to start, Forsett could be the best fantasy option. He has at least 70 yards in each of his three games. Taliaferro might be the back near the goal line, so he has some appeal, too, if the price is right. Pierce, despite his starting status, might be the most risky since he is coming back from injury and has two hungry backs behind him.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce expected to play

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:57:37 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 26, and is listed as probable for Week 4.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce should regain his starting job after missing the game in Week 3. Pierce costs $6,400 on FantasyScore this week, but owners may want to avoid using him since he probably will share work with Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce fully participates

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:23:37 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) participated fully in practice Thursday, Sept. 25.

Fantasy Tip: It might be best to stay away from Pierce this week with Lorenzo Taliaferro and Justin Forsett also in the mix.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce practicing

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:43:27 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (quadriceps) is participating in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. Pierce missed the team's Week 3 game because of the injury.

Fantasy Tip: Pierce likely would get his starting job back if he plays in Week 4, but may lose the goal line carries to Lorenzo Taliaferro. Pierce costs $6,400 on FantasyScore this week against the Carolina Panthers, while Taliaferro costs $5,500. Both may be considered risky plays going against the Panthers defense, but they could be flex options for Week 4.

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Ravens | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:31:48 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens have declared LB Arthur Brown, RB Bernard Pierce, OT Jah Reid, OG John Urschel, WR Michael Campanaro, FS Terrence Brooks, DL Timmy Jernigan inactive for Week 3.

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Ravens | Bernard Pierce is out

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:28:00 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (thigh) is inactive Sunday, Sept. 21, for the Week 3 game. RB Justin Forsett will start.

Fantasy Tip: Forsett ($4,700; 9.4% of your cap) is a great, cost-efficient flex play on FantasyScore. There is rain in the forecast in Cleveland, and he could be utilized heavily.

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