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Former Oregon State star Artavis Pierce races into endzone for first-career touchdown

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Artavis Pierce season is here.

During the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game between Chicago and Jacksonville, Pierce broke off for a 23-yard run which set up the Bears for a first-and-goal from the Jaguars’ 3-yard line. Moments later, the former Oregon State star scored the first touchdown of his NFL career on a 3-yard carry. 

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The explosive play from the undrafted rookie gave the Bears a 41-10 edge over the Jaguars with 11:47 left in the game.

Watch the full play here. 

Pierce complemented the Bears run-heavy attack on Sunday, adding 26 yards on two carries for Chicago. The 24-year-old former Beaver signed with the Bears as an undrafted free agent in April.