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Jaguars awarded RB Bernard Pierce off waivers

Pierce was released by the Ravens this week after a D.U.I.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jaguars were awarded fourth-year running back Bernard Pierce off waivers from Baltimore, the club announced today.

Pierce was released by the Ravens this week after police arrested him for D.U.I.
Pierce, 6-0, 230 pounds, has appeared in 45 career games with three starts for the Ravens after being selected in the third round of the 2012 draft. He has rushed for 1,334 yards and five touchdowns on 353 carries (3.8 rush avg.) and 29 receptions for 164 yards.
In 2014, Pierce had 93 carries for 366 yards (3.9 rush avg.) and two touchdowns. As a rookie in 2012, Pierce posted a career-high 532 rushing yards on 108 carries (4.9 rush avg.). Pierce has appeared in six career postseason games and was a member of the Ravens 2012 Super Bowl winning team.