Kenjon Barner

#38 RB / Carolina Panthers / EXP: 5YRS Height: 5-9 Weight: 195 lb Age: 28 College: Oregon Bye 4

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    Kenjon Barner: Signing with Carolina

    Kenjon Barner is signing with the Panthers, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.Barner entered the NFL as a sixth-round pick with the Panthers in 2013, but he's made 37 of his 45 regular-season appearances in a Philadelphia uniform, mostly serving as a return specialist and No. 4 back. He'll have a nice opportunity to make the 53-man roster in Carolina, where Fozzy Whittaker recently suffered a season-ending knee injury during offseason workouts. Barner, Cameron Artis-Payne and Elijah Hood will compete for backfield slotting behind the leading duo of Christian McCaffrey and C.J. Anderson.

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    Kenjon Barner: Meeting with Buffalo

    Kenjon Barner is visiting the Bills on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.Barner spent the past three seasons in Philadelphia, where he had 71 carries and 19 catches in 36 regular-season games. The majority of his 2017 touches came in the return game, which likely would be his ticket to earning a roster spot in Buffalo, though the might also get a shot to compete with Travaris Cadet for a small pass-catching role.

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    Eagles' Kenjon Barner: Sees first touches in four weeks

    Kenjon Barner rushed twice for 21 yards in Sunday's 34-29 win over the Giants.Both totes came back-to-back at the end of the first quarter with the first going for 18 yards. He technically touched the ball on a third successive play when he recovered Nick Foles' fumble on the last play of the period. The Oregon product reverted to his primary role as a returner thereafter. He remains a distant fourth on the Philadelphia Eagles RB depth chart.

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    Eagles' Kenjon Barner: Full go Wednesday

    Kenjon Barner (hamstring) practiced fully Wednesday.Barner has been available for each of the Philadelphia Eagles' past five outings, but his special-teams snaps (49) have outpaced those on offense by two. As a result, he's totaled 12 carries for 34 yards and three catches (on four targets) for 20 yards on the season. Following the addition of Jay Ajayi via trade Tuesday, Barner is now in danger of being a regular on the inactive list, if he's not cut outright.

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    Eagles' Kenjon Barner: Sees six touches, 22 snaps

    Kenjon Barner rushed five times for seven yards and caught one of two targets for nine yards in Thursday's win over Carolina.Barner out-snapped Corey Clement, 22-10, and out-touched the rookie, 6-2, as both continue to fill in for Wendell Smallwood, who missed a second straight game with swelling in his knee. Meanwhile, LeGarrette Blount has grabbed a firm hold as the lead back in this offense, rendering Barner and Clement moot for fantasy except in very deep leagues.

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    Eagles' Kenjon Barner: Sees five touches in win

    Kenjon Barner rushed five times for 23 yards in Sunday's victory over Arizona.Four of his carries came in the first half before it turned into a blowout, and then the Philadelphia Eagles turned to LeGarrette Blount to close out the game. After Barner was re-signed last week as a partial replacement for Darren Sproles in the passing game, it comes as a bit of a surprise that the Oregon product saw no targets and yet just two fewer carries than rookie Corey Clement. Wendell Smallwood's knee injury isn't expected to cause him to miss much time, jumbling the picture for him, Clement and Barner alike going forward.

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    Eagles' Kenjon Barner: Could be used on offense Sunday

    Kenjon Barner might see work in the offense on Sunday against the Cardinals if Wendell Smallwood is limited or out, Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed Barner after Darren Sproles was lost to injury for the season in Week 3 and only saw action on special teams in his first game back. If Smallwood is still hampered by the swelling in his knee come Sunday, the door is potentially open for Barner, who is seen as a better fit in the passing game than either LeGarrette Blount or Corey Clement. The 28-year-old running back played 13 games last year for the Eagles, rushing 27 times for 129 yards and two touchdowns to go with 42 yards on five receptions.

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    Eagles' Kenjon Barner: Signs one-year deal with Eagles

    Kenjon Barner signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday.Despite surprisingly keeping five running backs on the roster to start the season, the Eagles have had bad luck with injuries and lost both Darren Sproles (arm/knee) and Donnel Pumphrey (hamstring) to injured reserve. Barner is plenty familiar with the Eagles, having played 23 games with the team over the last two seasons. He'll likely battle with undrafted free agent Corey Clement for the third-string running back role, while he has experience as a returner and could see some action on special teams as well.

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    Kenjon Barner: Released by Chargers

    Kenjon Barner was released by the Chargers on Saturday, Ricky Henne of the team's official site reports.Barner was outperformed by undrafted rookie Austin Ekeler in the preseason, so his release isn't a total surprise. As a vested veteran, Barner is immediately eligible to sign elsewhere.

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    Chargers' Kenjon Barner: Fumbles twice in preseason loss

    Kenjon Barner carried the ball eight times for 28 yards in Thursday's preseason loss to the 49ers. He almost fumbled twice.While Thursday marked the most work the 28-year-old has seen all preseason, it wasn't exactly a banner performance as Barner looks to earn a spot on the 53-man roster. With Melvin Gordon and Branden Oliver seemingly locking up their spots on the RB depth chart, and undrafted rookie Austin Ekeler continuing to make a name for himself (103 total yards Thursday), Barner's hope of making the active roster may fall on his abilities as a returner. The San Diego Chargers, like every other NFL team, will make a wide sweep of cuts by Saturday, meaning we'll find out soon whether the former Oregon star will stick around for the regular season.

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