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Week 1 vs. DEN
Rushing: 1 / -6 / 0
The stat-line for Scott shows one carry for negative six yards, but it was actually an ill-fated backwards pass from Carson Palmer that led to the loss of yardage. Scott was not involved in this gameplan very much as the Bengals chose to use RB/FB Brian Leonard instead of the dynamic rookie.
Week 2 vs. GB
Rushing: 2 / 7 / 0
Scott saw more time this week, but still can't be considered more than a rare change-of-pace back. Cedric Benson had 29 of the team's running back carries against the Packers and Scott didn't get a carry until Benson had already run the ball 20 times. Scott did line up wide in one of the team's rare spread sets, but isn't likely to get many more snaps if Benson remains as effective as he's been.
Week 3 vs. PIT
Scott saw no snaps in the offense this week. He remains little more than an afterthought with Cedric Benson continuing to have success on the ground and Brian Leonard contributing on third downs.
Week 4 vs. CLE
Rushing: 6 / 41 / 0
Scott saw extended action for the first time this, breaking into the lineup for a couple of rush attempts in the first half, then seeing time in base offensive sets as a change-of-pace back in overtime. He hit the hole quickly and showed some elusiveness, though he generally went down on first contact. He was not used on passing downs.
Week 5 vs. BAL
Rushing: 1 / 3 / 0
After a larger workload last week, Scott was again relegated to a very minor role against the aggressive Raven defense. Scott spelled Cedric Benson for only a few snaps and had no role in the third down packages.
Week 6 vs. HOU
Despite Brian Leonard being inactive, Scott saw no time on offense against the Texans.
Week 7 vs. CHI
Rushing: 6 / 17 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 14 / 0 on 1 targets
Scott had nice gains on a run and reception, and got a few extra carries in garbage time before he left the game with an injured knee that is not believed to be serious.
Week 10 vs. PIT
Rushing: 13 / 33 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 21 / 0 on 2 targets
Scott provided the game's only touchdown on a kickoff return in the first half, then saw his first extended action of the season in relief of an injured Cedric Benson. Scott had difficulty gaining consistent yardage against a tough Pittsburgh front, but looked more comfortable and decisive as the second half progressed. He was a big part of a clock-killing fourth quarter drive that ended in a field goal. He also showed some of the explosiveness that earned him the backup job in the preseason on a 21 yard catch and run. Like Benson, Scott gave way to Brian Leonard in passing situations.
Week 11 vs. OAK
Rushing: 21 / 119 / 0
Receiving: 3 / 32 / 0 on 3 targets
Scott didn't start after returning the opening kickoff, but was the Bengals' primary running back with Cedric Benson down. Scott struggled to run well between the tackles early, but soon found a groove bouncing plays outside and taking runs off tackle. After forcing the Raiders' eight man fronts to respect his speed outside, Scott was able to find more holes inside. After using his speed to get into space, Scott showed he could break tackles outside. He shed defenders on a 61 yard run and on a short screen pass that he turned into a long gain.
Week 12 vs. CLE
Rushing: 18 / 87 / 0
Scott was very effective running the ball. He fumbled on his first carry but showed better ball security the rest of the game. He ran well inside and outside, bouncing plays to the sideline and easily out-running the Cleveland defenders to the corner for long gains. He frequently broke tackles, notably on an impressive 21 yard run after being stood up by a defensive lineman at the line of scrimmage on one play. He gave way to Larry Johnson in short yardage situations, including the red zone. Though a turf toe injury limited him in the second half, it was also Johnson who took the clock-killing snaps late.
Week 17 vs. NYJ
Rushing: 6 / 20 / 0
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 2 targets
Scott started with Cedric Benson inactive. He looked slow and stiff and wasn't given much room to run. He was unable to get the corner when he bounced the ball outside and his lone good gain came on a draw play that opened up between the tackles.