Pierce, Jackson not present for early portion of Ravens' practice
Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jan 18, 2013
After not practicing Thursday, Pierce wasn't at practice during the portion open to reporters Friday. "I'm all right," Pierce said Thursday in the Ravens' locker room. Ravens backup running back Bernard Pierce missed practice Thursday, a day after he said he would play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Pierce didn't have a carry in Saturday's playoff game against the Denver Broncos after the third quarter. Pierce is dealing with a nagging bruised right knee he aggravated against the Denver Broncos. There were 17 Ravens players who were listed as full participants in practice. Sixteen players are listed as probable, including running back Anthony Allen , wide receiver Anquan Boldin , cornerback Chykie Brown , nose guard Terrence Cody , center Gino Gradkowski , defensive tackle Arthur Jones , middle linebacker Ray Lewis , linebacker Albert McClellan , defensive end Pernell McPhee , defensive tackle Haloti Ngata , strong safety Bernard Pollard , free safety Ed Reed , cornerback Jimmy Smith , wide receiver Torrey Smith , outside linebacker Terrell Suggs and offensive guard Marshal Yanda .
Ravens backup running back Bernard Pierce missed practice Thursday, a day after he said he would play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game. He was limited Wednesday with a knee injury. Pierce aggravated a knee injury in the third quarter of Saturday's doub…