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Week 1 vs. NE
Rushing: 6 / 35 / 0
Receiving: 3 / 15 / 0 on 4 targets
After all the talk about Scott in the pre-season, he was kept on the bench until the 3rd quarter. But when he did enter the game, he made a case for playing time as he showed his quickness and speed that provides an added dimension for the Bengals offense. It would be a crime for the Bengals to not make Scott a regular part of the game-plan. He showed off his hands with a couple grabs out of the backfield, and though he lacks Chris Johnson's elite speed, has a close resemblance to CJ in his running style, as he looks like he can take it to the house on any given play. If Scott hits a few long runs, he could theoretically push the Cincy running game right into a full-blown RBBC, which would be a nightmare for Benson owners.
Week 2 vs. BAL
Rushing: 5 / 17 / 0
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 1 targets
Scott did see touches inside the 20 during the game. Scott on his 1st carry on a 3rd and 1 failed to pick up a 1st down. Scott saw 2 of his other carries late in the 1st half when Cinci was trying to get to the locker room. He is not a major part of the offense right now and should be seen simply as a handcuff nothing more.
Week 3 vs. CAR
Rushing: 2 / 15 / 0
Bernard Scott didn't see as much action as he has the first two weeks of the season as the Bengals used former Rutgers running back Brian Leonard, who made his first appearance of the season after returning from injury. Scott did show a glimpse of his lightning quick moves in the open field when he made a defender miss and dove forward for a first down and a gain of 12 yards. Scott figures to be a useful weapon for the Bengals; he just wasn't needed much in this game as the Bengals were firmly in control and wanted to feed the ball to Benson.
Week 4 vs. CLE
Rushing: 2 / 7 / 0
Bernard Scott was given only two carries on the day and he didn't do very much with them. As long as Cedric Benson and, to a lesser extent, Brian Leonard stay healthy, he does not figure very much into the offense at this point despite his big-play ability.
Week 5 vs. TB
Rushing: 2 / 4 / 0
Just 2 carries and had a costly fumble during the game as well. That will likely keep him a distant second on this team. Any thoughts of him getting more playing time is a farce right now.
Week 7 vs. ATL
Rushing: 1 / 14 / 0
Receiving: 5 / 43 / 0 on 5 targets
Bernard Scott saw most of his action out of the no-huddle set as the Bengals used him underneath the zone coverage to get first downs in some short yardage situations. Scott was sure-handed and showed nice lateral agility on several runs after catches. Scott is still a change of pace to Benson, but if the Bengals are trailing, his pass catching prowess is always a big advantage they have.
Week 8 vs. MIA
Rushing: 2 / 22 / 0
He was tearing it up on the 1st drive and then he wasn't used the rest of the day. When is Cinci going to figure out that a 2 back attack system would be better? No injury was reported and he looked great. Excellent burst and vision on his 2 runs.
Week 10 vs. IND
Rushing: 4 / 8 / 0
Scott was given four carries on Sunday, mainly to help spell Cedric Benson throughout the game. And like Benson, Scott didn't fare much better on the ground with just 8 yards and a 2.0 per-carry average.
Week 13 vs. NO
Rushing: 6 / 43 / 0
Scott once again ran with more burst and elusiveness than Cedric Benson, and even seemed to get most of a series to himself in the first half, but the Bengals did not give him a chance to get rolling after that. Scott broke tackles and made defenders miss on his offensive touches and his kick returns, which gave the Bengals good field position all day. He deserves more of an opportunity, but he may not get it until next season.
Week 14 vs. PIT
Rushing: 4 / 15 / 0
This offense looks much better with Bernard Scott running the ball --- despite the fact that his numbers in this game weren't anything spectacular either. Scott made a nice run on a play that was called back due to illegal formation on which he lined up at wide receiver and took an end around. With this team clearly going nowhere, Scott should be given more of an opportunity, but Marvin Lewis is going to continue going with the status quo in a desperate attempt to keep his job. He is also a player who looks like he should be a good weapon catching the ball, but the Bengals didn't even attempt to use him as a receiver.
Week 15 vs. CLE
Rushing: 8 / 40 / 0
Scott saw time in relief of Cedric Benson who was tearing up the Browns every time he touched the ball. The majority of Scott's carries came late in the game, after Benson had wore down the defensive line. Scott had four carries in five plays on the final drive of the game for the Bengals, and racked up almost 20 yards on that drive to help kill the clock and preserve the lead.
Week 16 vs. SD
Rushing: 11 / 50 / 1
Receiving: 1 / -1 / 0 on 1 targets
Scott showed surprising power on his runs, especially in garbage time, when he scored easily at the end of three very strong carries. With Cedric Benson entering free agency, Scott deserves a much bigger role next year.
Week 17 vs. BAL
Rushing: 5 / 32 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 9 / 0 on 1 targets
Scott is very reminiscent of Jamaal Charles and Chris Johnson, if a tad slower. He has the same body-type and shiftiness, and made for a great compliment when he got a few carries in the 2nd half. It's hard to figure out why he hasn't received more playing time this season, as a Benson-Scott combination should be one of the better ones in the league.