Kenjon Barner turnning heads in Carolina

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According to the Charlotte Observer,  Panthers rookie running back Kenjon Barner “has turned heads among his teammates” in camp so far.

“I think he’s going to be a great change of pace back for us,” tight end Ben Hartsock said. “It’s an exciting thing to have that 1-2 punch with the big backs that we’ve got that are able to stretch and cut. But also a scat back to be able to do those things, it really does make your offense more dynamic.”

“Did I expect it? I never expect anything,” Barner said of the reps he’s gotten in training camp.
“That’s kind of been my thing for as long as I can remember. I go in with no preconceived notions of what it’s going to be like. “But was I working toward it? Yes. And that’s what you have to do. You have to work in order to get what you want in this game. By me working I wanted to get those extra reps, and hopefully by showing those coaches my work day-in and day-out, I hope I’ve earned it.”
Despite Barner’s smaller stature, I think he can be quite a weapon in the NFL.   He can possibly be used the way the Saints use Darren Sproles.