CINCINNATI – Running back Giovani Bernard snuck past the line, got Andy Dalton’s short pass, then turned and saw something stunning.
One of the NFL’s top guards had given him a huge opening.
The subtle youngster transformed the get into a 27-yard touchdown on Monday night, one of his two scores that had the effect in the Cincinnati Bengals’ 20-10 triumph over the battling Pittsburgh Steelers.
“I saw green grass,” said Bernard, a second-round pick from North Carolina. “When you see green grass, you’ve got to take it. You don’t get numerous risks as that. When you do, you’ve got to take it.”
He wasn’t the main tenderfoot putting his engraving on an old competition. To begin with round pick Tyler Eifert made a 61-yard get that set up Bernard’s 7-yard run for his first NFL touchdown. Together, they gave a sneak peak of what the Bengals (1-1) could come to be with two new pass catchers in the offense.
“Gio’s carried out an exceptional work,” Dalton said. “We drafted him to be flexible, move around the backfield and make huge plays. Also that is precisely what we’ve gotten out him.”
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