Donít Sleep on Brian Burns for Defensive Player of the Year in 2021 | Beaufort County Now | Carolina Panthers stud edge rusher Brian Burns could be in with a chance of winning the NFLís Defensive Player of the Year in 2021.

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    There could be plenty more to come from the Carolina Panthers in 2021. The roster is stacked with young, talented individuals who could make serious strides next season, with much of the expectations lying on the shoulders of stud defensive end Brian Burns.

    The former Florida State standout made some notable improvements to his game last summer. Burns emerged from a rotational pass-rusher in his rookie campaign to a formidable three-down edge presence who was capable of causing havoc on any given down.

    Burns is now regarded as one of the league's brightest prospects at the position. Providing he makes the necessary adjustments before competitive action comes around once again, the Panthers can expect even better things from him in Year 3, which is normally a strong indicator of what to expect from a player long-term.

    One former NFL pro and current analyst is expecting Burns to thrive within Phil Snow's scheme in 2021.

    [ ... ]

    Read the full article HERE on Cat Crave.

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