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handcuff problem: hill or bernard


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This week, I personally like Hill better. He did well in Bernard's absence and I am sure there will be a bit of a "pitch count" for Bernard coming off a three week injury. I am speculating, but I feel it will be a 60/40 split in favor of Hill.

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The Cincinnati Enquirer's Paul Dehner expects a 65:35 split favoring Jeremy Hill in the Bengals backfield Week 12 against the Texans.

Sounds about right. Hill has severely outplayed Bernard this season, averaging 5.73 YPC in his three starts compared to 4.09 for Gio. Earlier this week, OC Hue Jackson hinted at easing Bernard back into the mix after his three-game absence. Bernard also worked with the receivers last week, suggesting he'll be featured more as a pass-catcher out of the backfield while Hill hammers it between the tackles. Hill is a strong RB2 with RB1 upside.

 

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