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Dameon Pierce


DOB Feb 19, 2000 Age 22.9
College Florida
Drafted 2022 4.02 Exp 1
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66.33 -15.58 trending_down




21 reps

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Who Is Dameon Pierce?

Dameon Pierce is an American football running back for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He played college football at Florida and was drafted by the Texans in the fourth round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

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Dameon Pierce Articles

Rob Willette: Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings Explained

Jan 27, 2023 · Rob Willette

A behind the scene look at ranking methodology and individual rankings vs the consensus.

Dynasty Trade Value Chart: January

Jan 20, 2023 · Ryan McDowell

We break down the latest values from our Dynasty Trade Analyzer.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 17

Dec 26, 2022 · Addison Hayes

We identify a couple of options for week 17 and look ahead to the off-season.

2022 NFL Draft: Dynasty Rookie Rankings Review, Round Two

Dec 23, 2022 · Wyatt Bertolone

We look back on the second round of 2022 rookie rankings - which players have lived up or disappointed?

Dynasty Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 16

Dec 19, 2022 · Addison Hayes

Who are some players who still might be available to help you in the fantasy playoffs?

Dynasty Breakouts and Busts Heading into the Fantasy Playoffs

Dec 17, 2022 · John DiBari

Who have been the biggest dynasty breakouts and busts at this point in the season?

Dynasty Fantasy Football Regression Trends: Week 15

Dec 17, 2022 · Peter Howard

Which players are due to find the end zone this week?

Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings: Cornerstone Report, Week 16

Dec 16, 2022 · Shane Hallam

We continue our look at young players in the spotlight.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Things that are Purdy Good

Dec 13, 2022 · Ken Kelly

Nobody is your friend right now.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Six Pack: Week 14 Storylines to Watch

Dec 10, 2022 · Corey Spala

What are some dynasty storylines to watch this Sunday?

Dynasty Fantasy Football Regression Trends: Week 14

Dec 10, 2022 · Peter Howard

Which players are due their breakout performances this week?

Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings: Cornerstone Report, Week 15

Dec 9, 2022 · Shane Hallam

We dive into some young college and NFL players - what is the latest news?

The Dynasty Aftermath: Tragedy at an Aerobics Competition

Dec 7, 2022 · Ken Kelly

Nobody is your friend right now.

2022 NFL Draft: Dynasty Rookie Rankings Review, Round One

Dec 7, 2022 · Wyatt Bertolone

We look back on one man's 2022 dynasty rookie rankings and evaluate how they look now.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Regression Trends: Week 13

Dec 3, 2022 · Peter Howard

Which players are 'due' touchdowns? Will they deliver in week 13?

Tactical Transactions: Dynasty Moves to Make Before Week 13

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As we look ahead to next season, we pick out some names to buy or sell.

Fresh Off the Bye Week: Bengals, Jets, Patriots and Ravens

Nov 17, 2022 · Johnny Kinsley

Who are some players worth spotlighting for each of the teams returning from their bye week?

Dynasty Fantasy Football Rookie Mock Draft Do-Over

Nov 15, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

We bring you a 2022 rookie mock draft do-over with the knowledge we have midway through the season.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Stat Pack: Week Nine

Nov 10, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

We look at all the top performers from last week and the season so far.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Debbie Downer

Oct 18, 2022 · Ken Kelly

After six weeks, keep your chin up.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Stat Pack: Week Five

Oct 13, 2022 · Ryan McDowell

We offer up our weekly round-up of the top fantasy performers and who to watch moving forward.

Dynasty Twitter Observations: Christian McCaffrey and DJ Moore on the Move? Plus Dameon Pierce's Big Day

Oct 12, 2022 · Michael Moore

What has the dynasty Twittersphere been discussing this week?

The Dynasty Aftermath: Sofa King

Oct 11, 2022 · Ken Kelly

After five weeks, some things aren't just big.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Rankings: Cornerstone Report, Week Six

Oct 7, 2022 · Shane Hallam

We focus on some young players in college and the NFL who are in the devy and dynasty spotlight.

The Dynasty Aftermath: The Year was 1979

Oct 4, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We don't have a gas crisis, but there's still a lot to worry about.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week Four

Oct 3, 2022 · Addison Hayes

We trawl through the top dynasty waiver wire options this week.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Flicker and "ACE"

Sep 27, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We cover all the lineup fun, gut checks, MVPs, LVPs, and have some fun with numbers from week two.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Regression Trends: Week One

Sep 17, 2022 · Peter Howard

Peter Howard picks out some positive and negative regression candidates after week one.

The Dynasty Aftermath: Fantasy Football Review for Week One

Sep 13, 2022 · Ken Kelly

We cover all the important news from week one in the way we know best.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week One

Sep 12, 2022 · Addison Hayes

Our first edition of the Dynasty Waiver Wire picks out players worth noting after week one.

Dynasty Fantasy Football Six Pack: Week One Storylines to Watch

Sep 10, 2022 · Corey Spala

Corey Spala picks out six intriguing dynasty storylines ahead of the first NFL Sunday of the season.

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Dameon Pierce News

  • Dameon Pierce suffers sprain · Dec 13, 2022

    Rookie running back Dameon Pierce suffered what has been called a "mild" high-ankle sprain in week 14.

    Reports are that the injury could keep the standout rookie out of the lineup for up to two weeks. If that is the case, it was indeed a high-ankle variety of sprain. Pierce logged his best effort in four weeks during the team's loss against the Cowboys, producing 78 yards and one touchdown on 22 carries. On the season, Pierce has rushed for 939 yards and four touchdowns across 220 carries along with receptions for 165 yards and another score. It's been a productive year for the fourth-round 2022 selection and just another indication that running backs will continue to be faded by NFL brass on draft day. As long as Pierce's injury doesn't sideline him longer than two weeks, he's a certain bet to eclipse the 1,000-yard plateau. He's listed as DLF's RB16.

  • Dameon Pierce struggling · Dec 1, 2022

    Texans rookie running back Dameon Pierce has struggled of late, producing only 16 yards rushing over his past two games.

    It's been a fast decline from his season-high 139-yard performance back in week nine. It's not uncommon for rookies to hit the wall in/around week ten and this certainly seems to be the case with Pierce. Truth be told, the wheels are again off the Texans organization and the team is in the mix for the first-overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. As for Pierce, there's little reason for concern as, by all accounts, he's everything expected for a bell-cow running back and, with prototypical size while still only 22 years-of-age, there's reasons to be very optimistic for years to come. Now found as DLF's RB17, continued lack of production into the end of the 2022 season could set up a buy-low opportunity for enterprising dynasty coaches.

  • Dameon Pierce productive again · Oct 10, 2022

    Texans rookie running back Dameon Pierce produced 99 rushing yards and a touchdown on 26 carries in the team's week-five victory over the Jaguars

    Pierce totaled 26 carries, his highest workload as a professional, while also reeling in three receptions. He has also scored three rushing touchdowns in as many weeks. Fair to say the Texans have found their new starting running back and, once again, proves that starters at the position can come from later rounds. Pierce was selected in the fourth-round of the 2022 NFL Rookie Draft. Through five games, the rookie has 412 yards and three touchdowns on 86 carries, good for a 4.8 ypc. average and is firmly in the mix for offensive rookie of the year honors. A popular second round rookie selection in dynasty leagues, Dameon Pierce, DLF's RB35 is clearly on the rise.

  • Dameon Pierce looks solid · Oct 3, 2022

    Dameon Pierce had 131 rushing yards and a touchdown in Houston's loss to the Chargers.

    Pierce was the only Houston running back to receive a carry this week and even posted six catches on the day. While he was only able to produce eight receiving yards, his dynasty managers will take it. Pierce has run away with this backfield and should continue to build on this performance. Negative game scripts are going to be a problem, but those who took Pierce in the second round of rookie drafts are getting first round value at the moment.

  • Dameon Pierce leads the way · Sep 26, 2022

    Dameon Pierce carried the ball 20 times for 80 yards in the Week 3 loss to the Bears.

    Pierce appears to have taken full control of the backfield as veteran Rex Burkhead carried the ball just three times. The rookie from Florida saw two targets in the passing game as well, catching them both for another 21 yards, putting him over the century mark on the day. The Texans offense lacks a big passing attack to open things up but the volume alone makes him at least an RB2 on a weekly basis. Pierce comes in as our 14th ranked rookie and is looking like a relative bargain in rookie drafts this off-season.

  • Dameon Pierce carries the mail · Sep 19, 2022

    Texans rookie running back Dameon Pierce had 69 rushing yards in Houston's week two loss against the Denver Broncos.

    Pierce received 15 of the Texans' 18 total carries, a far cry from last week when he took a backseat to Rex Burkhead. While his yardage totals leave a lot to be desired (he added one catch for eight yards), the usage rate is enough to solidify his ranking as the 14th overall rookie. There is some PPR concern here as he doesn't really carry much pass-catching value, but this was clearly a step in the right direction for Pierce, who remains a strong hold in dynasty leagues.

  • Dameon Pierce quiet in opener · Sep 11, 2022

    Texans rookie Dameon Pierce posted 33 rushing yards, one catch, and six receiving yards in his NFL debut.

    It was a disappointing day for Pierce, who had been riding a pretty strong hype train the past two weeks. With a lack of effectiveness in the passing game, Pierce needs strong rushing numbers to be effective in PPR leagues and today was simply not his day. Pierce was out-carried 14-11 by Rex Burkhead, making his future value even murkier. Still, we've seen enough from Pierce to be confident in his ability and he could make for a quick buy low in dynasty leagues.

  • Dameon Pierce the RB1 · Sep 6, 2022

    Rookie running back Dameon Pierce is listed as the Texans RB1 on their most recent depth chart

    There's no surprise here and Pierce is looking like a huge second round steal from this year's dynasty rookie drafts. The team obviously feels very comfortable with the rookie on top as they released Marlon Mack, not only once, but twice, leaving Pierce and veteran Rex Burkhead as the top two runners. The rookie wall is a real thing and there's every chance the Texans lean equally on the two runners so as not to exhaust Pierce as the team approaches week ten, but in any case, Pierce is the back to own and his dynasty ranking is increasing quickly. He's currently listed as DLF's RB36 and is on the rise.

  • Dameon Pierce on top · Aug 30, 2022

    Texans running back Dameon Pierce sits clearly atop the depth chart following the team's release of Marlon Mack

    There was still some question whether Mack would be the favored option though Pierce, a rookie, had an outstanding camp and seemed to be the RB1. This all but confirms the fact that the Texans will roll with Pierce as the featured runner with Rex Burkhead mixing in as needed. Pierce is still ranked as DLF's RB36 and makes for an intriguing buy-low candidate.

  • Dameon Pierce scores · Aug 26, 2022

    Texans rookie running back Dameon Pierce scored a touchdown and looks like the starter after another fine performance during the teams' final preseason game.

    Pierce has been one of the star rookies during the preseason and is already the presumed starter on a team needing offensive playmakers. On the night, he produced 37 yards and a touchdown on six carries, showing a blend of power, agility and downhill ability. It's only a formality as we wait for the team's official depth chart but Pierce, DLF's RB36, is set to see a rise in his dynasty ranking in short order as the regular season approaches.

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    Jan 26, 2023 · FantasyPros (Fantasy Analysis)
  • Dynasty Trade Value Chart: January
    Jan 20, 2023 · Dynasty League Football (Fantasy Analysis)
  • Texans had 15th-youngest team using snap-weighted age rankings
    Jan 19, 2023 · USA Today (National News)
  • Houston Texans Rookie Standouts for 2022
    Jan 17, 2023 · Battle Red Blog (Blog)
  • Dameon Pierce Dynasty Value

    Dameon Pierce ADP History

    Dameon Pierce Fantasy Rankings

    Rank Ranker Date
    43 Pete Lawrence 01/23
    44 Levi Chappell 01/12
    46 Jeff Smith 01/22
    53 Bruce Matson 01/23
    54 Jeff Haverlack 01/25

    comment Hit the rookie wall a bit. Buy any fade

    Average 55.43
    73 Rob Willette 01/24
    75 Ryan McDowell 01/23

    Trades Involving Dameon Pierce

    West Edmonton Tigers traded:
    RB Dameon Pierce, HOU

    Newport Nutsacks traded:
    2023 R2 draft pick

    Dynasty Wars, 2023-01-19

    He Hate Me traded:
    RB Jerome Ford, CLE
    2023 R1 draft pick

    Etienne Lamb London Broil traded:
    RB Dameon Pierce, HOU
    2023 R3 draft pick

    SafeLeagues Dynasty 441 - Basic (SF/TE), 2023-01-17

    Breeced Lightning traded:
    RB Dameon Pierce, HOU
    WR DeVonta Smith, PHI

    MADNESS traded:
    RB Nick Chubb, CLE
    WR Courtland Sutton, DEN
    2023 R2 draft pick

    Masters Tin Dynasty 150034, 2023-01-16

    Julie From Canada traded:
    RB Jerick McKinnon, KC
    RB Dameon Pierce, HOU
    WR Treylon Burks, TEN
    2023 R2 draft pick

    The LiZard King traded:
    QB Brock Purdy, SF
    RB Zamir White, LV
    2023 R1 draft pick, 2024 R1 draft pick

    DCITY DYNASTY, 2023-01-16

    Beast traded:

    Batman traded:
    RB Dameon Pierce, HOU
    WR Davante Adams, LV

    Heroes vs Villains SNAP League, 2023-01-15

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