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Lions Have the Need for Speed at Running Back

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Lions Have the Need for Speed at Running Back
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MOBILE, Ala. -- Of the six running backs who'll play in Saturday's Senior Bowl, the one with the most Jahvid Best-like skill set -- a dimension the Lions want to add to their backfield this off-season -- is Oregon's Kenjon Barner. "Barner's got that type of explosiveness," NFL Network analyst Charles Davis said. "He can get up and go." The NCAA's fourth-leading rusher with 1,767 yards last year, Barner is a multidimensional back like Best was coming out of Cal in 2010. He's a threat catching passes on the perimeter and has a history as a dynamic return man.

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