Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 9/11/13
There’s no place like home Who says in the world of sports that you can’t go back home? For 31-year-old, nine-year CFL vet Buck Pierce, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers / BC Lions trade that took place on Monday afternoon has brought the pivot back to where it all started.  Following his four-year career at New Mexico State University, Pierce was nabbed by the Lions as a free agent in 2005 as a security blanket for starter Dave Dickenson and second stringer Casey Printers. Over the next five years, Pierce’s journey with the Leos was similar to the rickety old roller coaster at Playland; not only filled with exciting moments, but also ones of hesitation and concern. Buck Pierce has earned a second chance with the BC Lions. (Photo: The Canadian Press) After holding the clipboard in 2005, Pierce spent the next four years alternating between starter and backup, teaming with Dickensen, Printers, Jarious Jackson and Travis Lulay.  Depending on how one looks at it, the peak of Pierce’s first stint with
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