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Sun, 20 Nov 2016 22:52:21 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner rushed three times for 17 yards in the Week 11 game against the Seattle Seahawks and he did not have any receptions on three targets.
Fantasy Tip: Barner might continue to see more playing time with Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles each exiting with injuries. If Mathews and Sproles are each sidelined Barner could be a sleeper in deeper fantasy leagues as a flex option against the banged up Packers defense in Week 12.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 19:04:35 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner is averaging 5.3 yards per carry on 19 attempts this season, but he has just five carries since the team's bye in Week 4.
Fantasy Tip: As long as Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles are healthy, Barner will have limited touches and very little fantasy appeal.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 17:07:40 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 16. RB Kenjon Barner (non-injury), WR Bryce Treggs (knee) and TE Trey Burton (calf) fully participated in practice.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:20:50 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (non-injury related) and CB Leodis McKelvin (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 15. TE Trey Burton (calf) and WR Bryce Treggs (knee) were full participants.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 06:46:21 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner has made it clear that he is the No. 2 running back behind RB Ryan Mathews, according to beat writer Reuben Frank. He has rushed 13 times for 76 yards in the first two preseason games.
Fantasy Tip: Barner may be the No. 2, but Darren Sproles is the second back to own in fantasy - especially in PPR leagues. Mathews does have a decorated injury history, which could make Barner a factor. However, he doesn't have much upside beyond a RB5 handcuff for now.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:04:57 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner is in noticeably better shape and is having a solid training camp. Barner is focused on improving, not on the coaching change that occurred with head coach Doug Pederson now at the helm. "You can't worry about a situation that's no longer your situation," Barner said. "My situation right now is Doug Pederson and this offense." Barner has seen increased repetitions with RBs Ryan Mathews (ankle) and Wendell Smallwood (quadriceps) nursing injuries. He's trying to prove he has the durability to withstand a larger workload while his counterparts are sidelined.
Fantasy Tip: Barner is part of a fairly crowded backfield in Philadelphia with Mathews, Darren Sproles and Smallwood all likely ahead of him currently. Barner is a valuable return man, though, and may see more opportunities in the passing game considering his physique and agility. For now, view Barner as a late-round option with more upside in PPR leagues.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:10:57 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner is on the bubble as RB Byron Marshall projects as a younger version of him.
Fantasy Tip: A caveat will be if the team trades Darren Sproles, which opens a spot for Barner. For now, Barner has no fantasy luster unless something changes. Marshall could be an RB5 flyer.
Sun, 12 Jun 2016 12:12:05 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Ryan Mathews has taken most of the first-team repetitions out of the backfield this offseason, but RBs Kenjon Barner and Darren Sproles shared those reps with Mathews, too. Head coach Doug Pederson expects a committee with those three backs and RB Wendell Smallwood.
Fantasy Tip: Mathews should still be the first Philadelphia running back taken in fantasy drafts, at least for standard formats. Sproles is a PPR delight and is worth a low-end RB2 to high-end RB3 spot in those formats.
Mon, 30 May 2016 02:51:57 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner has been working with the starters during OTAs with RB Ryan Mathews (groin) slowed by injury and RB Darren Sproles not participating, and beat writer Eliot Shorr-Parks believes Barner's edge over Mathews in speed and agility could earn him the starting job permanently.
Fantasy Tip: Mathews could still end up seeing a lot of the early-down work, but Barner is worth grabbing in the later rounds, especially in PPR leagues. He could end up being a sneaky flex option.
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:50:05 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Darren Sproles could be traded this offseason, in the opinion of NJ.com's Elliot Shorr-Parks. Shorr-Parks views Sproles as a logical and likely trade candidate, with Ryan Mathews and Kenjon Barner as the two running backs who will make the final roster.
Fantasy Tip: Sproles would be a valuable asset to any NFL backfield, and it would make sense for the Eagles to trade him if they want another draft pick after trading away so many for the No. 2 overall pick this year. Mathews figures to be the primary ball carrier for now, and he has RB2 upside if he can stay healthy.
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 09:11:53 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (ankle), OT Lane Johnson (shoulder), DT Bennie Logan (knee), CB Eric Rowe (ankle), DE Cedric Thornton (ankle) and S Walter Thurmond (elbow, shoulder) practiced fully Friday, Dec. 11, and are probable for Week 14.
Thu, 10 Dec 2015 12:09:40 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (ankle), OT Lane Johnson (shoulder), DT Bennie Logan (knee), CB Eric Rowe (ankle), DE Cedric Thornton (ankle) and S Walter Thurmond (elbow, shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 10.
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 11:27:18 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (ankle), OT Lane Johnson (shoulder), CB Eric Rowe (ankle), DE Cedric Thornton (ankle) and S Walter Thurmond (elbow, shoulder) practiced fully Wednesday, Dec. 9. DT Bennie Logan (knee) was out of practice.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 10:42:05 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray may no longer be the team's lead running back, especially with RB Ryan Mathews (concussion) returning to practice Tuesday, Dec. 8. Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur did not confirm that Murray was still the leading running back, and the Eagles remain confident in all of their running backs. Murray had just eight carries for 24 yards in the win over the New England Patriots in Week 13, fewer than RBs Darren Sproles and Kenjon Barner.
Fantasy Tip: With the Eagles non-committal on Murray's ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) status in the backfield or workload, you'll want to avoid him on FantasyScore against the Buffalo Bills this weekend. In fact, staying away from this backfield entirely might be the best plan with Mathews ($6,700, 13.4% of cap) on his way back.
Mon, 07 Dec 2015 07:09:43 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray played just 14 snaps Sunday, Dec. 6, and had eight carries against the New England Patriots. Murray averaged 36 snaps per game before Sunday. His previous low this season was 25. RB Darren Sproles had 15 carries, the third-most of his career and his most since he had 18 in 2009. RB Kenjon Barner had nine carries, which was a career high. Head coach Chip Kelly explained the distribution of carries by saying he believed that the smaller, faster Barner and Sproles would be better matchups for the Eagles against the Patriots' larger linebackers.
Fantasy Tip: This could be a one-game ordeal, but Sproles had 66 yards on 15 carries and four grabs for 34 yards. It's a situation that's worth monitoring as the Eagles prepare for Buffalo Bills in Week 14.
Fri, 20 Nov 2015 07:02:33 -0800
Philadelphia Eagles RB Ryan Mathews (concussion) is out for Week 11. RB Kenjon Barner will have a role Sunday, Nov. 22.
Fantasy Tip: Darren Sproles ($4,000, 8.0% of cap) would figure to have the first crack at replacing Mathews on third downs. Barner ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) doesn't figure to have a big enough role against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be a FantasyScore factor. DeMarco Murray ($6,800, 13.6% of cap) should see a value bump as well, and he's a solid RB2 play.
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 08:58:02 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles have declared DL Brandon Bair, LB Emmanuel Acho, OT Jason Peters, S Jerome Couplin III, OG Josh Andrews, RB Kenjon Barner, QB Thaddeus Lewis inactive for Week 10.
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 08:34:11 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles have declared DL Brandon Bair, CB Denzel Rice, OG Julian Vandervelde, RB Kenjon Barner, LB Kiko Alonso, LB Mychal Kendricks, QB Thaddeus Lewis inactive for Week 5.
Mon, 14 Sep 2015 14:42:44 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles have declared DL Brandon Bair, OT Dennis Kelly, CB Denzel Rice, OG Josh Andrews, RB Kenjon Barner, LB Marcus Smith, QB Stephen Morris inactive for Week 1.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015 20:23:51 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner isn't being shopped in trade discussions.
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 05:31:37 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner has two punt return touchdowns this preseason and has likely done enough to make the team.
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 20:05:33 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner returned a punt for a touchdown against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Aug. 22, and he has returned a punt for a score in each of the first two preseason games.
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 11:25:09 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner is expected to make the practice squad, according to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 23:09:26 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles have liked what they have seen by RB Kenjon Barner during organized team activities (OTAs).
Fantasy Tip: With rushing champ DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews ahead of him on the depth chart it would take a long-term injury to either for Barner to have meaningful fantasy appeal. However, Murray and Mathews havenít exactly been durable during their NFL careers, so the chance could be there sooner rather than later.
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:29:42 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (undisclosed), LB DeMeco Ryans (Achilles'), LB Marcus Smith (leg) and SS Earl Wolff (knee) are out of practice Tuesday, June 2.
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 16:30:35 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles signed OG Josh Andrews, RB Kenjon Barner, OT Kevin Graf, DT Wade Keliikipi, QB G.J. Kinne, WR Will Murphy, WR Quron Pratt and S Ed Reynolds to Reserve/Futures contracts Tuesday, Dec. 30.
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11:07:39 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles re-signed RB Kenjon Barner to the team's practice squad Tuesday, Nov. 4. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 05:49:45 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles visited with free-agent RB Kenjon Barner Friday, Oct. 10.
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:22:40 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles waived RB Kenjon Barner (ankle) from the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Sept. 8, after the two sides reached an injury settlement.
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:53:11 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (ankle) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Sunday, Aug. 31, after he was waived/injured Saturday, Aug. 30.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:39:57 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (ankle) has been waived/injured.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:07:48 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner's (ankle) X-rays on his injured right ankle came back negative, but he will not return to the team's preseason finale.
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:28:14 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner (ankle) left the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 28, with an ankle injury and is questionable to return.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:13:09 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles RB Kenjon Barner was acquired by the team as a way to add depth in the backfield and in the return game, according to head coach Chip Kelly.
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:07:21 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles acquired RB Kenjon Barner from the Carolina Panthers Tuesday, Aug. 19, for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2015.
Fantasy Tip: The Eagles already have LeSean McCoy and Darren Sproles in the backfield so Barner would need some injuries to occur before he would have any real fantasy value.
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 06:51:02 -0700
Carolina Panthers LB Jason Williams (undisclosed), DE Charles Johnson (knee), DE Greg Hardy (shoulder), OT Garry Williams (undisclosed), SS Roman Harper (undisclosed), RB Kenjon Barner (legs, back) were out of practice Sunday, Aug. 3.
Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:40:57 -0700
Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner added 15 pounds between seasons and has impressed some in camp with his workouts. He is still listed third on the depth chart behind RB DeAngelo Williams and RB Jonathan Stewart.
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 12:35:02 -0700
Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner (legs, back) got a routine day off to rest. He is dealing with a sore back and legs.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 18:21:26 -0700
Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner is the leading candidate for the kick return job entering training camp.
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 16:13:24 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have declared OG Chris Scott, DL Frank Alexander, LB Jordan Senn, CB Josh Norman, RB Kenjon Barner, WR Marvin McNutt, WR Tavarres King inactive for Week 14.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 08:35:36 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have declared TE Ben Hartsock, DL Charles Johnson, LB Chase Blackburn, OG Chris Scott, RB Kenjon Barner, WR Marvin McNutt, WR Tavarres King inactive for Week 12.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:22:22 -0800
The Carolina Panthers have declared TE Ben Hartsock, LB Chase Blackburn, OG Chris Scott, DL Frank Alexander, RB Kenjon Barner, WR Marvin McNutt, WR Tavarres King inactive for Week 11.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:51:46 -0700
Carolina Panthers CB Melvin White (concussion), TE Greg Olsen (foot), S Robert Lester (hamstring) and RB Kenjon Barner (foot) all fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 18, and are probable.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:56:16 -0700
Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner (foot) and S Robert Lester (hamstring) both fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 17.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 13:26:37 -0700
Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner (foot) and SS Robert Lester (hamstring) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 16.
Sun, 13 Oct 2013 08:34:54 -0700
The Carolina Panthers have declared OG Amini Silatolu, CB D.J. Moore, DL Dwan Edwards, CB Josh Norman, RB Kenjon Barner, WR Marvin McNutt, SS Robert Lester inactive for Week 6.
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:31:08 -0700
Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner (foot), DT Dwan Edwards (hamstring) and S Robert Lester (hamstring) all did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 11, and are doubtful for Week 6.
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:06:02 -0700
Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner (foot) is back at practice Tuesday, Sept. 24.
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:33:19 -0700
The Carolina Panthers have declared CB D.J. Moore, DL Dwan Edwards, DL Frank Alexander, CB James Dockery, CB Josh Thomas, RB Kenjon Barner, SS Quintin Mikell inactive for Week 3.
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 10:40:16 -0700
Carolina Panthers RB Kenjon Barner (foot), S Quintin Mikell (ankle) and CB D.J. Moore (knee) all did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 20, and have been ruled out for Week 3.