Fumbles an issue for Bengals RB Jeremy Hill

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The Bengals incorporated a two-back scheme last season, when Giovani Bernard was the lightning to BenJarvus Green-Ellis' thunder. While rookie Jeremy Hill appears poised to take Green-Ellis' place in that rotation this year, we haven't seen much from him in that regard. Early in training camp Bernard has regularly been part of one-back sets with the first-team unit. Hill, like Green-Ellis and the other backup running backs, has played more with the second-team. The hope will be that Hill eventually grows into being a regular contributor, but for now, he's just trying to make it through camp. Fumbles have been problems for the first-year player who didn't lose a single ball while in college.

Fantasy Impact: 

Hill is shaping up to be an intriguing middle round pick if he is indeed going to serve as Bernard's backfield partner, though he is currently running behind BenJarvus Green-Ellis in camp. BJGE was the #31 RB in standard formats last season, but Bernard's role is expected to expand, so that might be Hill's ceiling.

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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