TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
CFL

Bombers QB Pierce runs offence but not cleared to play

{eot}
TSN.ca Staff
10/16/2012 3:05:13 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Buck Pierce was on the field Tuesday running the first-team offence, which is a positive sign that he's on the mend.

But the 30-year-old Pierce, who sustained a concussion on Sept. 29, has not been medically cleared to play.

More tests are scheduled for Pierce on Tuesday but if he can't play against Toronto Friday night, head coach Tim Burke said he would lean towards starting Joey Elliott.

"If the medical staff releases (Pierce) to play, he will be the starter," said Burke. "Right now, it's who gives us our best chance to win. Despite our (4-11) record, we're still in the race. We know we have to win out."

The Blue Bombers could still make the playoffs if they win their final three games and the Eskimos loses its final three contests.

Buck Pierce (Photo: The Canadian Press)

zoom

(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


CFL on TSN analyst Paul LaPolice opens his playbook and breaks down key plays from each week's games. More...

Ask the Panel!

The CFL on TSN panel is all set to answer your football questions!

Send your question on Twitter to @CFLonTSN using the hashtag #AskThePanel.

TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television