Barnes was promoted to the Chiefs' active roster on Saturday. Barnes hasn't done much throughout his NFL career, which has included brief stints with the Jets and Bills. If Dontari Poe (back) is unable to play Sunday against the Falcons, Barnes could see snaps at nose tackle behind Jarvis Jenkins.
Jets wide receiver Percy Harvin has been declared inactive for Week 17's game against the Dolphins. Harvin is nursing a rib injury he suffered during Week 16's game against the Patriots. Also listed as inactive are T.J. Barnes, Jaiquawn Jarrett, Wesley Johnson, Nick Mangold, Walt Powell and Matt Simms.
The Jets have ruled the following players inactive for Sunday's divisional clash against the Patriots in Week 16: T.J. Barnes, Dakota Dozier, Jaiquawn Jarrett, Wesley Johnson, Rontez Miles, Walt Powell and Matt Simms.
Expected scratch Darrin Walls is the lone injured player on the inactive list submitted by the Jets for their Sunday game against the Steelers. The cornerback is dealing with a calf injury that prevented him from practicing all week. The healthy scratches are defensive linemen Ikemefuna Enemkpali and T.J. Barnes, offensive linemen Wesley Johnson and Dakota Dozier, wideout Walt Powell and quarterback Matt Simms .
Jets quarterback Geno Smith was listed as inactive Sunday against the Chiefs due to a shoulder injury. Smith was going to be the backup quarterback to Michael Vick, if he was active. The other Jets inactives for Week 9 were Walt Powell, Darrin Walls, IK Enemkpali, Dakota Dozier, Wesley Johnson and T.J. Barnes.