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Brian Burns Growing Into His Role, in a Hurry

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    CHARLOTTE     Context is everything.

    Panthers defensive end Brian Burns is still just 23 years old, but around here, that makes him a bit of an old head.

    He recognized that last year, when being a second-year player meant being surrounded by a handful of rookies on the field. But after they all grew up together as the season went along, he can't help but sounding young again when he thinks about what's ahead.

    "We had a lot of rookies that needed to step up," he said of the 2020 defense. "They came, they got better each and every week, so by the end of the season, they came along. Going into this season, their second year, they should have their feet wet and be fine now.

    "We're up and running now. I don't feel like a lot of things can stop us this year."


    [ ... ]

    Read the full article HERE on Panthers.com.

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