Spin, Juke, Stiff Arm: Giovani Bernard goes Madden on Vikings (GIF)


Dec 22, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Gio Bernard (25) breaks a tackle againstMinnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith (22) during the second quarter of the game at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports

Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard has been one of the best rookies in the NFL this year, but his production has taken a bit of a drop lately. Two of the past three games have seen Bernard account for less than 70 all-purpose yards, and with Charger receiver Keenan Allan and Packers RB Eddie Lacy putting up big numbers, it looked as though Gio had fallen out of the race for the NFL Rookie of the Year award.

Bernard had a descent game on Sunday as the Bengals handed the Minnesota Vikings a 42-14 beatdown. He totaled 67 all-purpose yards, 41 of which came on this dazzling play which he looked like he was playing the Madden video game:

Gio is quickly mastering the circle button.

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