Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 6/29/13
Bernard Pierce, the 2nd-year running back for the Ravens out of Temple, decided to go home to Philly this past week to visit with family and friends. In a bizarre flip of the current coinage of NFL news headlines, an NFL player became the victim of violent crime. Pierce was robbed at gunpoint and carjacked  this past Sunday in Philadelphia, according to CBS 3 in Philadelphia. Pierce is "doing okay" now according to his agent and family members, but admits he is pretty shaken up, according to Ravens insiders. Pierce was with a friend in his BMW when a gunman jumped out of another car, with an accomplice staying behind the wheel, robbed Pierce and stole his vehicle. The report described Pierce and his friend as “shaken up, but not injured” during the incident. His mother, Tammy Pierce, said her son is nervous and concerned for his safety. The running back out of Temple hasn’t spoken about the robbery. “First of all, I thank God that he’s fine. I don’t care wh...
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