Marvin Lewis Sets the Bar High for Bengals Second-Round Pick Giovani Bernard

May 11, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The first Bengals workouts of 2013 kicked off on Friday with the annual rookie minicamp.
It was the first opportunity for Marvin Lewis and the Bengals coaching staff to get a look at their draft haul, and they came away impressed.
It's no secret that Lewis is the master of saying absolutely nothing in a press conference, but on Friday he was quick to praise his new recruits.
He was particularly high on Giovani Bernard and made some lofty comparisons between his new RB and current NFL stars.
[on Bernard] ...you look at Ray Rice when he was a young player, this guy is already a little taller, a little heavier. The only difference in the two of them is Ray's arms were two inches longer. If that matters. We're looking at comparisons of (Doug) Martin, and the back down in Jacksonville (Maurice Jones-Drew), and those kind of guys with that kind of stature. Everybody sees where they are now, but you also look at physically where they started out, and I think Gio’s go...

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