The New York Jets will sign veteran running back Bernard Pierce for training camp. Pierce will take Zac Stacy's spot on the 90-man roster, after Stacy, who broke his ankle last season, failed a physical and was released. The 25-year old Pierce is listed at 6-feet, 222 pounds, and was the Baltimore Ravens' third-round pick in 2012. Pierce made an instant impact with the Ravens in a backup role that saw him rush for over 500 yards in his rookie season and over 200 more in the playoffs, including a 100-yard game in a Wild Card win over the Colts. Since his rookie year, Pierce has been a disappointment and he barely contributed at all last year after having joined the Jacksonville Jaguars. He will
Joe Flacco eased back into the pocket, surveyed the field and lofted a pass that zipped 50 yards through the air into the waiting arms of rookie receiver Chris Moore. Flacco practiced with his Baltimore Ravens teammates Thursday for the first time since he tore his ACL and MCL last November. Not every pass was as impressive as the one to Moore, but hey, he was plenty sharp enough to get through the opening day of training camp.