CINCINNATI The NFL Draft excites everyone with the possibilities new players bring. Its also a reality check.
New players coming in mean older players must go. Not everyone gets to stay at the party.
The Bengals went into last weekends draft knowing running back was an area in need of upgrading. They wasted little time in choosing North Carolina running back Geovani Bernard in the second round with the 37th overall pick, a draft choice they received from Oakland as part of the Carson Palmer trade two years ago. They added Rex Burkhead, the fifth-leading rusher all-time in Nebraska history, in the sixth round.
They have also reportedly signed Auburns Onterio McCalebb as an undrafted college free agent, swelling their numbers in the offensive backfield, with the inclusion of fullbacks Chris Pressley, John Conner and Jourdan Brooks.
Green-Ellis is still going to be the workhorse of the group and get the majority of the carries but the Bengals were just 18th in the NFLs rushing sta...