Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 9/26/13
Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Having already taken an investigative look at one-half of the Green Bay/Cincinnati rookie running back battle from week 3 (Johnathan Franklin), next up is Giovani Bernard. After breaking the seal for running backs in the 2013 NFL Draft (37th overall), there was considerable hype surrounding Bernard, both in fantasy circles and around the league, leading into introductory his professional football campaign. Despite his diminutive standing at 5’8 (maybe 5’9 on a good day), “Gio” attacks the interior of lines with fearlessness and attitude, always finishing off runs. Additionally, his spin-o-rama became “famous” in Chapel Hill along with his sublime hop cuts, a la LeSean McCoy. While the coaching staff is clearly taking a gradual approach to letting Bernard loose, he already has Bengals fans oohing and aahing every time he touches the football. I can’t imagine why. Play Breakdown For Bernard, week one against Chicago was an opportunity to test t...
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