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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: Bernard Pierce pushing to be main piece in rotation

Newly signed running back Bernard Pierce is making sure his name is heard during Jaguars practices and games, and more team news for your Wednesday morning.

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Bernard Pierce pushing to become main piece in Jacksonville Jaguars rotation -
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley has said several times that the team could keep five running backs on the 53-man roster. T.J. Yeldon, Denard Robinson and Toby Gerhart are the top three backs, but Bernard Pierce is making a pretty strong push to not only earn playing time but be a main piece of the running back rotation.

Nic Jacobs embracing his opportunities with the Jaguars -
Even in a position room filled with talented pass catchers and notable blockers, Nic Jacobs still manages to stick out. At 6-foot-5 and 269 pounds, it's hard not to be noticed. However, the small school product from McNeese State is about to enter the second game of his second preseason and he is looking forward to showing off his skills as the exhibition period continues.

Blake Bortles praised by former Jaguars teammates -
Second-year quarterback Blake Bortles had a promising showing on Friday night in the team's first preseason game, wetting the fans appetite for hope and seeing more. There has been a lot of praise going around for the young quarterback from the media and coaches, but it's also starting to come from teammates and even ex-teammates.