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    SPARTANBURG     All offseason, the Panthers have talked about all the young talent they've collected on defense.

    Wednesday morning, it was finally all together.

    Defensive end Brian Burns was back on the field for the first practice of training camp, after spending the offseason program watching from the sidelines (sort of) as he recovered from shoulder surgery.

    So for the first time, they could see free-agent acquisition Haason Reddick on one side and Burns on the other, and begin visualizing what 21.5 sacks, 37 quarterback hits, 23 tackles for loss, and nine forced fumbles (their combined 2020 stats) look like.

    "I think he's going to bring out the dog in me," Burns said of Reddick. "It's going to be fun to have help, one, but it's going to push me to work harder and get there faster because I know he's going to. So it's great to have him on the other side."

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