"I told the defense somebody has to be the hero, and when the chance came I made the play," Barnes said.
"I can't be mad at [Buchanon]. If coach wants us to compete, we'll compete," he said. "Coach [Mike] Shanahan has brought in many people at every position, so for me to think I'm any [more] special than anybody else and I don't need to be pushed is completely air-headed to me. I expect for whoever to be here to come in and compete. I wouldn't want it any other way."