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Kenjon Barner | Running Back | #34

Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Age / DOB:  (26) / 4/28/1990
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 195
College: Oregon
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 6 (182) / CAR
Contract: view contract details

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Eagles placed RB Kenjon Barner (hamstring) on injured reserve, ending his season.
The special teamer saw 32 touches on offense this season. Still only 26, Barner will be a free agent in the offseason. Tue, Dec 20, 2016 03:55:00 PM

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Eagles RB Kenjon Barner left Sunday's Week 15 game with a hamstring injury.

He limped off and is questionable to return.
Sun, Dec 18, 2016 02:16:00 PM

Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Kenjon Barner and Byron Marshall would fill the "Sproles Role" with Darren Sproles (concussion) out for Week 15.

Pederson also said Barner would returns punts. The Eagles have never trusted Marshall in pass protection, so it would be surprising if he saw more than a few gadget-play touches. Ryan Mathews should dominate backfield work at Baltimore.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 01:20:00 PM

Kenjon Barner rushed eight times for 42 yards and a touchdown Sunday in the Eagles' Week 3 win over the Steelers.

His eight-yard touchdown in the third quarter put an exclamation point on a huge win for the Eagles. Barner split carries with Wendell Smallwood, though he wasn’t involved in the passing game. It’s unclear what kind of role Barner can expect going forward, but he’ll certainly get more run if Ryan Mathews’ ankle injury lingers.
Sun, Sep 25, 2016 09:07:00 PM

Eagles RB Kenjon Barner rushed six times for 39 yards in Saturday night's third preseason game.

Although Barner saw the most first-team carries with the Sam Bradford group tonight, he did not enter until Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles' nights were through. Barner is No. 3 on the depth chart ahead of rookie Wendell Smallwood.
Sat, Aug 27, 2016 09:57:00 PM

CSN Philly's Reuben Frank believes it's "pretty clear" Kenjon Barner is the Eagles' No. 2 running back.

Frank is adamant that Barner "needs to have a role on offense" this season. So far this preseason, Barner has carried the ball 12 times for 66 yards and one touchdown, grading out as Pro Football Focus' No. 5 running back as of Friday morning. He also offers ability as a pass catcher and return man. Ryan Mathews has a lengthy injury history, and Darren Sproles isn't equipped to take over lead-back duties should Mathews go down. Barner has passed rookie Wendell Smallwood, who's been out two weeks with an injury.
Source: CSN Philly
Fri, Aug 19, 2016 09:14:00 AM

ESPN Eagles reporter Phil Sheridan left RB Kenjon Barner off his 53-man roster projection.

Sheridan instead kept UDFA Byron Marshall, who he said "projects as a younger version" of Barner. It is also not a given the Eagles keep four backs, and it is highly unlikely Barner or Marshall unseat Ryan Mathews, Darren Sproles, or rookie Wendell Smallwood. Barner needs a strong camp to earn a roster spot.
Source: ESPN
Tue, Jun 21, 2016 08:54:00 AM

Eagles coach Doug Pederson said RB Kenjon Barner is "having a good spring."

Barner needs a productive offseason to keep his roster spot. He may also need the Eagles to keep four running backs because Barner is unlikely to unseat Ryan Mathews, Darren Sproles, or promising rookie Wendell Smallwood.
Sun, Jun 5, 2016 09:08:00 AM

Kenjon Barner did not touch the ball Week 14 against the Bills.

He may have played a couple snaps, but we did not see him. With Ryan Mathews back healthy, Barner is surplus to requirements in the Eagles' backfield. He does not need to be held in deep leagues.
Sun, Dec 13, 2015 06:02:00 PM

Speaking Monday, Eagles coach Chip Kelly said RB Kenjon Barner is a player who has continued to improve.

Kelly made the comments at the same presser where he said his running back rotation would be a week-to-week proposition going forward. Barner out-carried DeMarco Murray against the Patriots, out-gaining him, as well. Barner won't be an option for the first week of the fantasy playoffs, but with Ryan Mathews (concussion) still sidelined, there are worse fliers to take if you're desperate at running back.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 01:40:00 PM

Kenjon Barner rushed nine times for 39 yards and caught both of his targets for seven yards in the Eagles' Week 13 win over the Patriots.

He also lost a fumble late in the fourth quarter. DeMarco Murray played a surprisingly limited role Sunday as the Eagles funneled carries to Darren Sproles. Barner saw most of his work in the second half with Philadelphia holding a three-touchdown advantage. Barner had seen just 14 carries all year before Sunday. He should be safely off the fantasy radar next week against Buffalo.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 09:19:00 PM

Eagles RB Kenjon Barner rushed seven times for 37 yards in Sunday's Week 11 loss to Tampa Bay.

Rather than give all of Ryan Mathews' (concussion) usual work to DeMarco Murray, the Eagles mixed in Barner as a change-of-pace back while Darren Sproles managed nine all-purpose touches. Barner is officially fourth on the Eagles' running back depth chart behind Murray, Mathews, and Sproles.
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 04:51:00 PM

Eagles declared RB Kenjon Barner, OG Josh Andrews, OL Dennis Kelly, DE Brandon Bair, CB Denzel Rice, LB Marcus Smith, and QB Stephen Morris inactive for Week 1 against the Falcons.

Smith was the team's first-round pick in 2014. With Barner not dressing, the Eagles' tailbacks will be DeMarco Murray, Ryan Mathews, and Darren Sproles.
Mon, Sep 14, 2015 05:35:00 PM

Eagles coach Chip Kelly said RB Kenjon Barner is "making a huge case" for a roster spot.

Barner already has two punt return touchdowns this preseason and has added 57 yards on 12 offensive touches. With DeMarco Murray, Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles ahead of him on the depth chart, Barner will need the Eagles to keep four running backs to nab a roster spot. Philadelphia only kept three last season.
Mon, Aug 24, 2015 08:59:00 AM

Eagles RB Kenjon Barner rushed for 29 yards and one touchdown on six carries in Sunday's preseason opener.

Barner also returned a punt 92 yards for a second touchdown. DeMarco Murray didn't play and Ryan Mathews and Darren Sproles only played a couple series before Barner was the next man up in the backfield. He's probably competing with UDFA Raheem Mostert for one roster spot. Barner has the fact that he played for coach Chip Kelly at Oregon working in his favor.
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 03:31:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Carson Wentz
2Chase Daniel
RB1Darren Sproles
2Ryan Mathews
3Wendell Smallwood
4Kenjon Barner
5Byron Marshall
GLB1Ryan Mathews
2Darren Sproles
3RB1Darren Sproles
2Wendell Smallwood
FB1Andrew Bonnet
WR11Jordan Matthews
2Paul Turner
3Bryce Treggs
4Marcus Johnson
5David Watford
WR21Dorial Green-Beckham
2Nelson Agholor
3Dom Williams
4Rasheed Bailey
WR31Nelson Agholor
TE1Zach Ertz
2Brent Celek
3Trey Burton
4Anthony Denham
LT1Jason Peters
2Matt Tobin
3Dillon Gordon
LG1Allen Barbre
2Isaac Seumalo
3Josh LeRibeus
C1Jason Kelce
2Josh Andrews
3Aaron Neary
RG1Brandon Brooks
2Darrell Greene
3Dallas Thomas
RT1Lane Johnson
2Halapoulivaati Vaitai
3Taylor Hart
K1Caleb Sturgis