Pierce has been on my periphery and it looks like he's moving himself up to a 2nd round pick for us if we go in that direction.

I've been VERY high on Evan Rodriquez since December. This guy is one of my sleeper picks in this draft.

Running back Bernard Pierce, who surprised many with a 4.45 40 clocking at the combine, lowered his time by one-tenth today. Several watches had Pierce, not known as a fast ball-carrier, turning in times of 4.34 seconds. Sure-handed receiver Rod Streater also cracked the 4.4-second barrier, timing 4.37 in the 40.

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After his tremendous 40 time, running back Bernard Pierce looked terrific in pass catching drills. The junior ran both short and deep routes, looking equally effective in both. He was natural catching the ball and at one point made an impressive fingertip grab. Pierce has solidified himself in the second tier of running backs next April and ranks as a potential top-75 choice.

Fellow combine invitee Evan Rodriquez rested on his 40 time from Indianapolis (4.53 seconds), but was another who stood out in pass catching drills. Rodriquez lined-up at tight end, fullback and H-back during position drills, looking smooth in all areas.

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