Giovani Bernard

Giovani Bernard

Height: 5' 9"Weight: 205 lbsAge: 26College: North CarolinaDrafted: #37 (2nd Rd.)

2017 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
11th easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #129
Best / Worst #87 / #231
ADP #147


Expert Note
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Bernard will have Joe Mixon to contend with this season, and we've yet to see how Bernard has returned from his injury. This backfield could go in many different directions, but none seem to point to Bernard improving his fantasy standing.

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Giovani Bernard 'looking great' in his rehab

Cincinnati Bengals beat writer Geoff Hobson is reporting running back Giovani Bernard is "looking great in his ACL rehab," but doesn't believe the team "wants to rush him back into the first couple of regular-season games."

Fantasy Impact

Although Hobson believes the Bengals could hold Bernard out of the first few regular season games in 2017, the beat writer doesn't think the ailing rusher will open the year on the PUP list. Since this is only speculation, and it is still June, Bernard's fantasy value shouldn't take too much of a hit. However, if there is no improvement with Bernard's health as the offseason progresses, his ADP will likely fall heading into fantasy draft season. In his absence, Joe Mixon, who has been highly touted at OTAs, is expected to assume Bernard's role in the backfield.

ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftRB #48RB #32RB #6634
Dynasty RB #31RB #20RB #4915
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week21086.1
Last 3 Weeks300.34.77.4
Season to Date33.
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 11vs. BUF21086.1
Week 10@ NYG17053.6
Week 8vs. WAS521112.6
Week 7vs. CLE801214.7
Strength of Schedule
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Next Gamevs. BAL27th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesHOU, GB, CLE14th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CHI, MIN, DET24th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--16th easiest remaining opponents