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Giovani Bernard

Giovani Bernard


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) #161
Best / Worst #98 / #316
ADP #184

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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.

Andersen Pickard - 3 weeks ago
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DraftRB #54RB #35RB #86110
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Projections (2021)
Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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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
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
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
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1.Alex GodshallRB #53
T-2.Mark RingoRB #36
T-2.Robby JeffriesRB #53
T-4.Andy BehrensRB #56
T-4.Brian Strait-
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