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Bengals sign RB Giovani Bernard, leaving only top pick TE Eifert without a deal

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    Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Giovani Bernard carries the ball during an NFL football team practice Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo/Michael E. Keating)The Associated Press

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    Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Giovani Bernard carries the ball during an NFL football team practice Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo/Michael E. Keating)The Associated Press

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    Cincinnati Bengals rookie running back Giovani Bernard, left, carries the ball as cornerback Shaun Prater closes in during an NFL football team practice Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo/Michael E. Keating)The Associated Press

The Bengals have signed running back Giovani Bernard of North Carolina, leaving only one of their 10 draft picks without a deal.

Bernard was the second of their two picks in the second round. He'll get a chance to win a spot as a change-of-pace back, complementing BenJarvus Green-Ellis.

Earlier in the week, the Bengals signed defensive end Margus Hunt of Southern Methodist, their other second-round pick. The only draft choice still without a contract is tight end Tyler Eifert, taken 21st overall in the first round. They're hoping that Eifert can learn the offense quickly enough to give Cincinnati another pass-catching option in formations using two tight ends.