Dameon Pierce, born on February 19, 2000, plays running back for the Houston Texans of the NFL (NFL). He participated in football at the University of Florida before being picked by the Texans in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.
It was the rookie running back for the Texans who got the first start. The hip injury of Dameon Pierce has been reported. Unless something unexpected happens, Pierce will be in the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Pierce rushed for 80 yards, a season-high, and scored his first NFL touchdown in Sunday’s 23-20 loss to the Chicago Bears on the road at Soldier Field. According to reports from the league, the Texans will have a workout for running backs Abram Smith and Tyson Williams on Thursday.
Davis Mills, the starting quarterback, had a minor thumb issue last week, but he has since been taken off the injury report. The week prior, he taped it up for practice, but he didn’t use any tape when playing the Bears.
Early last week, it was still a little bruised and swollen,” Mills said on Wednesday. But everything is OK today.” Meanwhile, these athletes skipped Wednesday’s practice. Wide receiver Brandin Cooks and defensive end Jerry Hughes both got those two days off to rest.
Texans’ injury report: Dameon Pierce limited with hip injury, Davis Mills’ thumb is ‘completely fine’ https://t.co/KAukwz0572
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Defensive tackle Maliek Collins rests his injured knee while skipping Wednesday practices. Assault lineman Linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin, tight end Brevin Jordan, defensive tackle Kurt Hinish, and defensive end Austin Deculus all missed practice due to various injuries.
Players like Pierce, Blake Cashman (hip), M.J. Stewart (hip), and Isaach Yiadom (thigh) were unable to play at full strength. Football position: tight end Pharaoh Brown’s MRI scan showed no structural damage; instead, it showed scar tissue aggravating a previous shoulder ailment. Despite this, he gave it his all. When playing the Bears, he hauled in a pass for 30 yards.
On 69 attempts, Pierce carried for 424 yards and two scores as a freshman. He had a 305-yard rushing season with four scores as a sophomore. During Pierce’s first two seasons, he also saw action on special teams.
He paced the Gators in rushing with 503 yards and four scores as a junior and also caught 17 passes for 156 yards and a score. In his senior year, Pierce rushed for 574 yards and scored 13 touchdowns on 100 rushes, and he caught 19 receptions for 216 yards and three more scores.