• Thank Ricky Williams for Bernard Pierce

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 27, 2013
    The Ravens can thank Ricky Williams for having Pierce on the team this season. Backup running back Bernard Pierce has been the biggest surprise of this year's Ravens draft class. Pierce was the seventh running back taken in the 2012 draft. 7, which caught Baltimore off guard, the Ravens probably wouldn't have drafted Pierce in the third round because there would've been no need for a No. 2 running back. "I wouldn't say I carried the team at all," Pierce said when informed of Lewis' comments. "Football is a team sport. It takes everybody to win. If Williams hadn't announced his retirement last Feb. When coach Doc Rivers told his players after the game, the joy of ending their six-game losing streak stopped, even if they had just outlasted the team with the best record in the Eastern Conference, which came in with a four-game winning streak.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Pierce helps Celtics outlast Heat in double OT

      Paul Pierce hit a go-ahead jumper with 31 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 100-98 in double overtime Sunday after learning that All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo was out for the season with a knee injury.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Bernard Pierce draws praise from Ray Lewis, Ozzie Newsome

      Baltimore Ravens rookie running back has rushed for 169 yards in playoffs, averaging 6.3 yards per carryThe emergence of rookie backup running back Bernard Pierce heading into the Super Bowl hasn't escaped the attention of Ravens veteran inside lineback…

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