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Tagged: Dameon Pierce (14 Results)

Dec
14

Texans RB Pierce dealing with high ankle sprain

The Houston Texans are expected to be without running back DAMEON PIERCE after he suffered a high ankle sprain in Sunday’s game against the Dallas Cowboys. Pierce will miss at leastMore Sunday’s game against Kansas City, and he reportedly could miss between one to three games. With Pierce sidelined, fellow running backs DARE OGUNBOWALE and REX BURKHEAD will lead the Texans backfield. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Ask the Experts: Which Week 1 dud will bounce back?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which Week 1 dud will turn things around the rest of the way?  more »

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Sep
15

Texans want to increase RB Pierce’s workload

Houston Texans head coach Lovie Smith acknowledged that the team did not get rookie running back DAMEON PIERCE as many snaps as initially planned in the season opening game against theMore Indianapolis Colts. Pierce played just 29% of the Texans snaps in Week #1, while fellow running back REX BURKHEAD saw 71% of the snaps. Smith said on Wednesday that “we need to get Dameon more touches”. The Texans will have an opportunity to increase Pierce’s workload when they face the Denver Broncos this weekend. Less

Source: NFL.com

Sep
7

Texans RB Pierce tops backfield depth chart

Houston Texans rookie running back DAMEON PIERCE was listed as RB1 when the team released it’s updated depth chart on Tuesday. While the news was not unexpected, it was an impressiveMore climb considering Pierce started training camp behind fellow running backs MARLON MACK and REX BURKHEAD. The Texans cut Mack from the active roster and the practice squad roster, and Burkhead is now Pierce’s backup. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: September 1 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff bring new life to their preseason tour of the NFL, stopping today in the AFC South. Sponsored by FanDraft.  more »

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Aug
31

Texans release RB Mack

The Houston Texans released running back MARLON MACK on Tuesday as the team moved to trim the roster to the required 53 players. Mack was a 2017 fourth round pick byMore the Indianapolis Colts. With Mack out of the picture, rookie DAMEON PIERCE appears set to be the clear lead back in Houston this season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: Rookie running backs

What (if anything) should we be making of the preseason? When a running back rips it up in August, is that an indication he’s going to be good in the real games? And when a running back struggles, is that an early indication that he’s doomed to be a failed draft pick?  more »

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Around the NFL: Dameon Pierce

It's looking more and more likely that Dameon Pierce is going to be the best of the rookies, and probably a really good running back right out of the box. He’s going to be the starter right away in Houston, and he’s very impressive.  more »

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Aug
26

Texans RB Pierce continues to impress

Houston Texans rookie running back DAMEON PIERCE is movin’ on up. Maybe not to a deluxe apartment in the sky like the Jefferson’s, but up fantasy draft boards. The fourth-round rookieMore running back continued his strong preseason, dominating in the Texans final preseason game last night. Pierce ran for 37 yards on 6 carries, with a one-yard touchdown as he looks to secure the starting gig in Houston. Less

Source: Yahoo Sports

Ask the Experts: Who has stood out most this preseason?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which player has stood out for you the most (good or bad) this preseason?   more »

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Podcast: August 19 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff talk through the key fantasy takeaways from Week 1 of the NFL preseason, then preview the AFC North. Sponsored by RotoWire.  more »

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Aug
17

Rookie RB Pierce looking good in Texans backfield

Despite being officially listed behind fellow running backs MARLON MACK and REX BURKHEAD on the depth chart, Houston Texans rookie DAMEON PIERCE has looked outstanding in training camp and the preseasonMore opener. Texans head coach Lovie Smith said that Pierce “caught my eye”, adding that “he’s a good football player”. Pierce is certainly a player to monitor in the weeks ahead. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Aug
15

Texans rookie RB Pierce impresses in preseason debut

The Houston Texans selected Florida running back DAMEON PIERCE in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft and the rookie has done nothing but impress this offseason. Pierce made hisMore preseason debut against the New Orleans Saints on Saturday, finishing with 5 carries for 49 yards that included an incredible 20-yard burst up the middle of the defense. Sure, it’s early in the preseason, but Pierce flashed vision, balance, and the acceleration needed to succeed as an NFL back. Take note, fantasy owners. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Day 3 Picks

Day 3 of the NFL Draft doesn't have the kind of excitement of the early rounds. It's a thrill to be drafted for most of the players, of course, but the perceived top prospects at some positions who fall to the fourth or fifth round were hoping to go earlier. But I see some intriguing players and landing spots here.   more »

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