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Giovani Bernard

Cincinnati Bengals
Running Back

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 205

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2013CIN161706954.0950565149.183022612091
Average:1706954505651493022612091
Total:1706954505651493022612091

Bengals | Joe Mixon receives majority of snaps

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:30:41 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon received 34 offensive snaps in the team's Week 3 game. RB Jeremy Hill received 14 snaps, while RB Giovani Bernard received 13 snaps.

Fantasy Tip: It appears Mixon will be the No. 1 running back for the Bengals moving forward, which makes him a valuable option for fantasy owners. He can be a No. 2 running back or a flex option most weeks. Hill can be considered a flex option against certain opponents in standard leagues, while Bernard can be a flex option in point-per-reception leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Katherine Terrell

Bengals | Giovani Bernard sputters Thursday night

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 21:42:26 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard managed just 10 yards on five carries Thursday, Sept. 14, against the Houston Texans. Bernard was targeted four times in the passing game, which led to two catches for 16 yards.

Fantasy Tip: On some level it makes sense to ease Bernard, who tore his ACL last November, back into action, but it's unclear that's what's happening as all three of Cincinnati's RBs are getting just a handful of touches each game. Bernard offers a unique skill set and should eventually hold value in PPR leagues, however, so don't cut bait just yet.

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Bengals | Giovani Bernard leads three-headed monster

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 18:19:06 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard rushed seven times for 40 yards in Week 1 against Baltimore and he added one catch for 39 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Bernard, Jeremy Hill and Joe Mixon nearly split the carries evenly, but Bernard had the most production with 79 total yards. As such, Bernard looks like the more attractive of the trio from a fantasy perspective heading into Week 2 against the Texans on Thursday night.

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Bengals | Giovani Bernard to remain involved

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 20:56:05 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard should maintain his role on passing downs to start the year, according to Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Fantasy Tip: Bernard will likely find carries tough to come by with Joe Mixon and Jeremy Hill also in the mix, but his skills as a receiver make him a RB4 candidate in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer - Paul Dehner Jr.

Bengals | Cincinnati to utilize hot hand at RB

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 09:17:26 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RBs Jeremy Hill, Joe Mixon and Giovani Bernard are expected to begin the season in a committee, according to running backs coach Kyle Caskey. "You plan initially for it and try to put guys in the right places for what their talents can do and once the game gets going there is a flow to it. If a guy does have a little juice to him at that time then you stick with him," Caskey said.

Fantasy Tip: The Bengals have a history of taking it easy on their rookie running backs, but it seems a bit ridiculous in this case, as Hill hasn't been very effective or efficient since his rookie season in 2014. Mixon is the superior talent, so owners need to remain patient. About the only near-certainties in Cincinnati's backfield are that Bernard is expected to see most of the third-down work and Hill is likely to get the bulk of the work at the goal line. It's up to Mixon to make it obvious he needs to be playing the rest of the time.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer - Paul Dehner Jr.

Bengals | Giovani Bernard returns to action

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 18:17:20 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (knee) made his preseason debut Sunday, Aug. 27, rushing four times for 25 yards in a 23-17 loss to the Washington Redskins.

Fantasy Tip: With Joe Mixon and Jeremy Hill part of the backfield, Bernard will likely be used mainly on passing downs. He is someone to target in PPR formats as a RB4.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Katherine Terrell

Bengals | Giovani Bernard, John Ross will not play

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 15:39:10 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (knee) and WR John Ross (shoulder) will not play in the preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, Aug. 11.

Fantasy Tip: Both players are coming back from surgeries and likely will play later in the preseason. Bernard will be part of a committee at running back and may be used as more of a receiver out of the backfield. He could be considered a No. 4 running back in point-per-reception leagues. Ross should be used as a deep threat in the passing game this season and could be a No. 5 receiver in some leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Katherine Terrell

Bengals | Giovani Bernard impressive Friday

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:00:59 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (knee) looked very impressive during practice Friday, July 28, in the opinion of The Cincinnati Enquirer's Paul Dehner Jr. Bernard is eight months recovered from suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

Fantasy Tip: It appears Bernard is close to full strength but probably will receives some days off during camp. He will be part of a committee with Jeremy Hill and Joe Mixon but should be used as a receiver out of the backfield. Owners should keep an eye on during the preseason to see what his role will be in the offense. He probably will be more valuable in point-per-reception leagues and could be a No. 4 running back in some leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer - Paul Dehner Jr.

Bengals | Giovani Bernard likely cleared for camp

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 06:53:40 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (knee) is likely to be cleared for the beginning of training camp. Bernard is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

Fantasy Tip: Joe Mixon has been the talk of camp, and Bernard could be used sparingly behind Mixon and Jeremy Hill. There is still some PPR luster, but the upside isn't what it once was. Look at him as an RB4 in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer - Jim Owczarski

Bengals | Joe Mixon the Week 1 third-down back?

Sun, 28 May 2017 17:35:35 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Joe Mixon could serve as the third-down back for the first few games as RB Giovani Bernard (knee) works his way back from knee surgery, according to beat writer Geoff Hobson, and Hobson believes Mixon will be a big part of the running back rotation even when Bernard is healthy.

Fantasy Tip: The Bengals drafted Mixon to add some explosiveness to the running game, so he is going to be worked into the offense one way or another. He is a high-upside RB4 in redraft leagues and a first-round pick in rookie drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Bengals.com - Geoff Hobson

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