Posted December 23, 2011 on AP on Fox

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 27: Quarterback Kurt Warner #13 of the Arizona Cardinals looks to pass over Jordan Senn #51 of the Indianapolis Colts in the second half during the game at University of Phoenix Stadium on September 27, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Jordan Senn is quietly making a name for himself with the Panthers despite not having the size, speed or quickness of most NFL linebackers. In fact, the fourth-year linebacker is playing so well in the first starting opportunity of his career that coach Ron Rivera said he's considering making him a full-time starter next season. ''He's become one of those guys where if he continues to play like this it's going to be hard to justify not having him on the field,'' Rivera said. ''Shoot, he could come back next year and be the starter.'' That's pretty big news for a guy who's been told throughout his football career he's too small to be an every down player in the NFL. The 5-foot-11, 224-pound Senn has long been touted for his solid special teams play, which is the primary reason the Panthers re-signed him as a restricted free agent last year. He'll be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, but the Panthers have already said they'd like him back in the fold. It's easy to see wh...
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