Giovani Bernard lined up in the backfield, caught a short pass and made a quick plant-and-cut move to avoid a linebacker and head into the open field.
The Bengals have a much different look with their rookie running back.
Cincinnati has tried for years to get more of a pass-catching threat in their backfield. Bernard, a second-round pick from North Carolina, has provided it during training camp.
BenJarvus Green-Ellis is still the featured back after running for a career-high 1,094 yards last season. But Bernard could wind up with a lot of plays, providing a different running style and another target for quarterback Andy Dalton's passes.
''Giovani Bernard has what we're looking for,'' coach Marvin Lewis said. ''He'll be a great complement to BenJarvus. BenJarvus is a prideful man. He'll be hard to displace.''
One of the Bengals' priorities in training camp is to figure out how the two fit together in one spot.
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