New England is predicted to signal former Oregon standout Kenjon Barner, in accordance with a report from ESPN. The 28-year-old not too long ago labored out with the group, the report says.
Patriots anticipated to fill their open roster spot with free-agent RB Kenjon Barner, per league supply. Just lately labored out for the group.
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) September 11, 2018
The Patriots had a necessity at working again after veteran Jeremy Hill was positioned on IR this week. He tore his ACL within the third quarter of the Patriots’ season-opening 27-20 win over the Texans.
Barner was initially chosen within the sixth spherical of the 2013 draft by the Panthers. He has tallied 317 dashing yards and three touchdowns in 45 profession video games with Carolina and the Eagles.
Barner additionally has expertise as a punt and kick returner.
The Patriots will face the Jaguars on Sunday in a rematch of final season’s AFC Championship sport.