• Giovani Bernard (RB) #25

    Giovani Bernard
    Team:Cincinnati
    Ht / Wt:5'8" / 202 lb.
    College:North Carolina
    Age:25
    Born:November 22, 1991
    Drafted:2013 / Rd. 2 (37)
    Draft Team:CIN
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    2016 Season Stats

    Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD
    91 337 2 39 336 1
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    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: March 24, 2017

    Giovani Bernard's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Bernard's current ADP is 8.04, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 4th pick of the 8th round, and 87th selection overall.

    He was drafted 277 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 66th and a low of 106th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Giovani Bernard:

    Draft #DateFormatBernard's Draft Pick
    4033573 3/24/2017 Standard 89th
    4033572 3/24/2017 Standard 97th
    4033542 3/24/2017 Standard 98th
    4033537 3/24/2017 Standard 97th
    4033507 3/24/2017 Standard 104th
    4033478 3/24/2017 Standard 98th
    4033471 3/24/2017 Standard 96th

    Players drafted after Giovani Bernard:

    DeSean Jackson WR TB 8.09
    Kansas City Defense DEF KC 8.09
    Eric Decker WR NYJ 8.09
    Marcus Mariota QB TEN 8.10
    Theo Riddick RB DET 8.10
    Stefon Diggs WR MIN 8.11
    Mike Gillislee RB BUF 9.01
    Sterling Shepard WR NYG 9.02
    Denver Defense DEF DEN 9.03
    Danny Woodhead RB BAL 9.03
    Zach Ertz TE PHI 9.04
    Seattle Defense DEF SEA 9.06
    Matthew Stafford QB DET 9.07
    Cameron Brate TE TB 9.08
    Ryan Mathews RB PHI 9.08
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    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Giovani Bernard.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 11 Knee - Acl Out
    2016 12 Knee Out
    2016 13 Knee Out
    2016 14 Knee Out
    2016 15 Knee Out
    2016 16 Knee Out
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    Giovani Bernard Biography

    Last updated: February 21, 2017

    Childhood and High School

    Born to Haitian parents in West Palm Beach Florida November 22, 1991, Bernard began his football career at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, ranking number two running back in the state, and number twelve in the United States.

    College Career

    Recruited by University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, after release from an initial commitment with Notre Dame, Bernard  made running back rush five straight games. His season high rush of 155 yards during a game against Georgia Tech contributed to 1,222 rushing yards, and 20th rank by the NCAA Division. The second Tar Heels running back to exceed the 1,000-yards plateau, Bernard established the bar for rushing yards, average yards per carry, and receiving yard performance. Highlights from his college career include the 2012 CFPA Punt Returner Trophy.

    2013 Pre-draft

    Entering the 2013 NFL Draft, Bernard was projected to be selected between the first to third round. Ranked the 4th best running back / 67th best prospect by NFLDraftScout.com, at the NFL Combine, he was picked by the Cincinnati Bengals during the 2nd round, placing 37th overall in the recruiting process. Bernard was a  top running back prospect in the draft, with a 40 time of 4.53. 

    2013 Rookie Season

    The Bengals signed Bernard on a four-year, $5.25 million salary, $2.2 million bonus, and $3.2 million guarantee contract on May 23, 2013. He made his professional debut at the season opener against rival, Chicago Bears, resulting in 4 carries for 22 rushing yards, and an 8-yard reception. He scored 2 touchdowns in a 20–10 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers, September 16, 2013. He ended the season with 695 rushing yards, 56 receptions, 1,209 total yard, 514 receiving yards, 5 rushing and 3 receiving touchdowns.

    2014

    Named the Bengals' starting running back for 2014, Bernard carried the ball 14 times for 48 yards, and making 6 receptions for 62 receiving yards at the season opener. He finished the second season with 168 carries, 680 rushing yards, 5 rushing touchdowns, 43 catches, 349 receiving yards, and 2 receiving touchdowns in 13 games, and 9 starts, despite injury in Week 9.

    2015

    Week 1 Bernard scored with 20 carries for 123 rushing yards for a 24-19 win against the San Diego Chargers. Week 5 the Bengals defeated the Seattle Seahawks in an overtime win of 27–24, and tallying 100-yards scrimmage, 80 yards on the ground. Bernard also performed  33 rushing yards on 14 carries, in a 24–14 win against the San Francisco 49ers. He  finished the season with 154 rushing attempts for 730 receiving yards, 2 touchdowns, 49 receptions for 472 receiving yards, in 16 games and 1 start.

    2016

    In a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers September 18, 2016, Bernard caught 9 vertical passes for 100 yards, and a touchdown, in a career-high, second 100-plus receiving yard game, and 6th receiving touchdown. While playing the Cleveland Browns October 23, 2016, he ran for 80 yards on 17 carries and a touchdown. Bernard finished the season with 92 carries for 337 rushing yards, as well as 2 touchdowns during 39 receptions for 336-yards, and 1 touchdown in 10 games, and 2 starts.

    Personal 

    Giovani is the sibling of Yvenson Bernard, Oregon State running back.

     

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