With each week that passes, Giovani Bernard sees his role increase ever so slightly. In Week 2, Bernard saw just eight carries to BenJarvis Green-Ellis' 22, but managed to outperform the veteran anyway. And apparently it was enough for the coaches to dole out a more even split in the running work Sunday as both backs received 10 carries each. They both found the endzone, but Bernard outgained the Law Firm by 21 yards and also had an additional four catches for 49 yards. It's only three weeks, but with the direction that this backfield is taking, it would seem that Green-Elllis' days as a starter in Cincinnati are more than just numbered.
Now that C.J. Spiller has a knee injury, maybe people will forget the fact that Fred Jackson was about to see a boost in carries anyway thanks to Spiller's 0.9 ...
Subscribe to RotoWire now and you'll be reading the full version of this article in minutes.
At RotoWire, we give our subscribers everything. That means not only will you be able to read this article, you'll be able to read ALL our articles.
Plus, you'll get all of these great benefits:
|➤ Amazing draft kits.
|| ➤ Full stat projections.
|➤ Exclusive cheat sheets.
|| ➤ Customizable rankings.
|➤ Instant news updates.
|| ➤ Free multi-sport access.
|➤ Private expert Q&A.
|| ➤ And much more!
Get Access To RotoWire Now
Already Registered? Login Now
If you already have a RotoWire account, please login below with your username and password.
Forgot your password?
Click here to have your user info emailed to you.
Questions? Need Assistance?
Talk to a live person toll free at (888) 201-3057.