BenJarvus Green-Ellis continues mediocre play, fantasy value diminishing

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Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis continues his mediocre play of late. We break down the fantasy implications.

Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis was not much of a factor in his team's loss to the Cleveland Browns. In Week 6, Green-Ellis only received 16 attempts for 62 yards, averaging 3.9 yards per carry. The Browns also kept Green-Ellis out of the end zone.

"The Law Firm" signed with the Bengals this offseason, leaving New England. Green-Ellis is yet to break the 100-yard mark as a Bengal, and only has two touchdowns in six games.

Fantasy Analysis: Green-Ellis had sleeper value going into the season. Heading to a new team, he would finally have an opportunity to be a real feature back. He has yet to really seize that opportunity, as Cincinnati's move to bring in Green-Ellis has not proved to be much of a game-changer.

In six games this season, Green-Ellis is still under 400 yards with only two total touchdowns. The Bengals offense has been operating largely through Andy Dalton and company -- particularly A.J. Green. Right now, Green-Ellis is really no more than a halfway-decent flex option.

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