"I knew when I went down last year it was only a matter of time before I came back ready to go," said Bernard, whose previous high this season was 77 yards rushing.
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"We have a lot to play for, too - the logo on our jersey and name on our backs," said Giovani Bernard, who ran for 116 yards and the clinching touchdown in the closing minutes. "That was Marvin's message to us every day."
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