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Giovani Bernard

Giovani Bernard

RB - TB

Height: 5' 9"Weight: 205 lbsAge: 29College: North CarolinaDrafted: #37 (2nd Rd. by Cincinnati)

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 32nd (hard)
Draft Rank (ECR) #193
Best / Worst #104 / #357
ADP #201

Roster %

 
Yahoo
13%
 
ESPN
5%
 
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Expert Note
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By now, you've most likely seen the pictures circulating on social media of Gio's quads. While that's incredibly impressive, it unfortunately does not mean a direct correlation to fantasy football success. Bernard should be involved as the reliable pass-catching option out of the backfield for Tom Brady, but his usage isn't going to be predictable enough that he's worth drafting early on. If you're in a Full PPR format and want to take Gio with one of your last picks, it's a fine investment. Otherwise, there are better players to take chances on in that range. My Very Early Projection: 43-136-0 rushing & 44-340-1 receiving.

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Giovani Bernard making positive impact in first offseason with Buccaneers

Buccaneers offseason acquisition Giovani Bernard has made a positive impact on his new team. According to Greg Auman of The Athletic, "the 29-year-old came as advertised, impressively deciding to attend both voluntary OTAs and Tom Brady’s unofficial workouts as he tries to learn a new offense and new teammates."

Fantasy Impact

Bernard is on track to have a key role this upcoming season. While he'll open the year as the No. 3 running back, he's the best blocker and pass-catcher in Tampa Bay's backfield. He should handle the third-down role with ease and will allow Ronald Jones and Leonard Fournette to catch their breath. Bernard ranks 56th among running backs in the latest expert consensus draft rankings.

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Rankings
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #57RB #37RB #94104
Dynasty RB #65RB #50RB #8719
ADP
ConsensusCBSFFCFantrax
Overall#201#196#175#204
Running Backs#60#58#60#65
ECR vs ADP
Projections
(2021)
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Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
50.8183.61.335.1267.51.40.659.8
History
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Statistics (avgs.)
Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week7000.7
Last 3 Weeks51.70.32.711.8
Season to Date260.22.96.9
Game Log
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Game Log
OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. BAL7000.7
Week 16@ HOU650713.1
Week 15vs. PIT831121.7
Week 14vs. DAL8030.3
Strength of Schedule
(2021)
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
OppSummary
Next Gamevs. DAL8th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesATL, LAR, NE29th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)BUF, NO, CAR21st easiest opponents
Rest of Season--32nd easiest remaining opponents
Who Should I Draft?
recommended by 47% of experts
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recommended by 42% of experts
Most Accurate Experts
for Giovani Bernard
Most accurate experts for Giovani Bernard
1.Alex GodshallRB #60
T-2.Mark RingoRB #52
T-2.Robby JeffriesRB #58
T-4.Andy BehrensRB #61
T-4.Brian Strait-
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