Giovani Bernard news, rumors and stats

 

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 | Giovani Bernard shows versatility

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:02:02 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard had three carries for 27 yards and two catches for 25 yards and a touchdown in a 26-21 preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday, Aug. 28.

Fantasy Tip: Sharing the backfield with Jeremy Hill caps Bernard's upside, but his ability as a pass-catcher makes Bernard a viable RB3 in PPR formats.

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Bengals | Giovani Bernard in more two-back sets

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:19:24 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard could be used in more two-back sets with RB Jeremy Hill to make up for the loss of TE Tyler Eifert (ankle) early in the season.

Fantasy Tip: Bernard hasn't had the kind of buzz he had in his first couple of years in the league. Truth is, though, that he rushed for a career-high 730 yards and 4.7 yards per carry. He also caught 49 balls for 472 yards. The problem is that he only had two total touchdowns. Bernard is a solid RB3 in fantasy and has upside in PPR leagues. Hill is a good RB2 in most formats.

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

Bengals | Giovani Bernard extended

Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12:28:55 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard is finalizing a three-year extension worth $15.5 million Wednesday, June 8, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Bernard will continue to play the lighting opposite Jeremy Hill's thunder. Gio has more value in PPR leagues and should be drafted as an RB2 in such formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Tom Pelissero

Bengals | Giovani Bernard out for game

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 20:01:50 -0800

Updating a previous story, Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (concussion) is in concussion protocol and has been ruled out for the remainder of the AFC wild-card game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Fantasy Tip: It will be Jeremy Hill handling a bulk of the carries from here on out.

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Bengals | Giovani Bernard helped off

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 19:47:31 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard (head) was helped off the field and went to the locker room after being hit by Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier in their AFC wild-card game Saturday, Jan. 9.

Fantasy Tip: If Bernard can't return, Jeremy Hill will handle a bulk of the snaps at running back.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Los Angeles Times - Sam Farmer

Bengals | Giovani Bernard huge in receiving game

Sun, 22 Nov 2015 22:22:17 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard ran six times for 18 yards in the Week 11 game against the Arizona Cardinals, but he was really a factor in the receiving game. He had eight receptions for a team-high 128 yards and he was targeted 10 times.

Fantasy Tip: Bernard had a 41-yard reception down to the 1-yard line, nearly scoring after appearing to roll on top of a defender before he was down. Despite the lack of touchdowns, he has been the better fantasy option over the past few weeks, although Jeremy Hill was able to post two rushing scores Sunday night.

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Bengals | Giovani Bernard totals 79 yards

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 21:37:11 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard carried eight times for 36 yards in the Week 10 game against the Houston Texans Monday, Nov. 16. He also added five receptions for 43 yards while being targeted eight times.

Fantasy Tip: Bernard had 13 touches to 10 for Jeremy Hill, who just cannot seem to get it going. At this point the versatile Bernard appears to be the better FantasyScore option.

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Bengals | Giovani Bernard leads ground game

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 20:59:34 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard had 13 carries for a team-high 72 yards and one catch for 14 yards in a 31-10 win over the Cleveland Browns in Week 9.

Fantasy Tip: Bernard ($6,700, 13.6% of cap) gained 20 more yards on the ground than teammate Jeremy Hill ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) on two fewer carries. However, both backs continue to see steady work, making both risky plays at FantasyScore from one game to the next.

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Bengals | Quiet game for Giovani Bernard

Sun, 01 Nov 2015 17:58:55 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals RB Giovani Bernard had one carry for 12 yards and two catches for 22 yards in a 16-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 8.

Fantasy Tip: Bernard ($6,700, 13.4% of cap) took a backseat to Jeremy Hill ($5,900, 11.8% of cap), who ran 15 times for 60 yards. Cincinnati's backfield remain tough to predict from one week to the next, making both backs risky plays at FantasyScore.

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Bengals | Jeremy Hill still the starter

Tue, 13 Oct 2015 07:23:56 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals RB Jeremy Hill is still the starting running back, according to offensive coordinator Hue Jackson. "Jeremy hasn't had the success that he had a year ago, and I think that's what everybody's looking for," Jackson said of his back who averaged 5.1 yards per carry last year. "But Jeremy's playing and playing well. Jeremy's still our starting tailback. Everybody has seen over the last couple games that (Giovani Bernard) has got more carries, more opportunities than Jeremy. Well, eventually that's going to flip.

Fantasy Tip: Hill ($6,600, 13.2% of cap) and Bernard ($6,700, 13.4% of cap) have a rough matchup against the Buffalo Bills this week. Bernard might have more upside due to his receiving ability, but the tandem doesn't have a lot of upside in the matchup on FantasyScore.

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

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