Brian Burns

#53 LB / Carolina Panthers / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 250 lb Age: 22 College: Florida State Bye 13,18,19,20,21

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Ready to return

    Brian Burns has recovered from his shoulder injury, Darin Gantt of the team's official site reports.Burns will return to his pass-rushing role on the Carolina Panthers' defensive line in 2021 after suffering a shoulder injury at the end of his 2020 campaign. The 22-year-old ended his season with 58 tackles (35 solo), nine sacks, four passes defended and three forced fumbles. With Burns now healthy and Haason Reddick rushing opposite of him, the team's D-line is looking promising for the season ahead.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Not playing Week 17

    Brian Burns (shoulder) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Saints, Bill Voth of the Carolina Panthers' official site reports.Burns was never expected to suit up for Carolina's regular-season finale, so to see him officially ruled out doesn't come as much of a surprise. The second-year pro's 2020 campaign comes to an end with 58 tackles (35 solo), nine sacks, four passes defensed and three forced fumbles through 15 contests, showing great improvement through heightened consistency compared to his rookie year. At 22 years old, Burns represents a key building block as the Panthers aim to get back to one of the league's better defensive units in the near future.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Unlikely to suit up Sunday

    According to Carolina Panthers coach Matt Rhule, Brian Burns (shoulder) is considered "very doubtful" to play in Sunday's game against the Saints, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.Burns is most likely going to miss the Panthers' season finale, so he'll end his sophomore campaign with 58 tackles (35 solo), nine sacks, four passes defensed and three forced fumbles. Marquis Haynes and Yetur Gross-Matos could see additional work at defensive end during Burns' Week 17 absence.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Another absence from practice

    Brian Burns (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, David Newton of ESPN reports.Burns has now missed back-to-back practices due to a stinger, so it looks like he's trending in the wrong direction for Sunday's game against the Saints. Marquis Haynes will likely handle an expanded role on defense if Burns indeed sits out.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Misses practice

    Brian Burns (shoulder) was a non-participant at Wednesday's practice.Burns picked up a stinger in Sunday's victory over Washington. He sounded optimistic following the game about his chances to play in Week 17 following the game, so his absence Wednesday could be the team erring on the side of caution. Still, his status will need to be monitored going forward. Marquis Haynes would presumably be in line for a bigger role should he ultimately have to sit out.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Suffers stinger in win

    Brian Burns (shoulder) said he picked up a stinger during Sunday's 20-13 win over Washington, Jonathan M. Alexander of The Charlotte Observer reports.Burns said he expects to "be alright moving forward," so it doesn't seem like the 2019 first-round pick's status for Week 17 is in any danger. He had two solo tackles, one pass defensed and a sack versus Washington, continuing his strong close to the campaign.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Active Week 16

    Brian Burns (knee) is active for Sunday's game against Washington, Bill Voth of the Carolina Panthers' official site reports.The coaching staff indicated earlier in the week Burns wouldn't play this weekend, but he received the questionable tag and is now suiting up Sunday. The 22-year-old could still be limited and won't start, with Marquis Haynes entering the lineup.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Questionable for Sunday

    Brian Burns (knee - MCL) is officially tagged as questionable for Sunday's matchup against Washington, Bill Voth of the Carolina Panthers' official site reports.The questionable tag is somewhat surprising given that coach Matt Rhule and defensive coordinator Phil Snow have both made comments leading up to Friday suggesting that Burns won't take the field. The defensive end did not practice at all this week, so he appears to be more likely to sit out than to play.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Won't play Sunday

    Brian Burns (knee) will miss Sunday's matchup against Washington, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.This news has been expected most of the week and was confirmed by defensive coordinator Phil Snow on Thursday. Burns suffered the MCL injury last Saturday against the Packers and should be considered questionable for the Carolina Panthers' final game of the season, which will be against New Orleans on Jan. 3.

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    Panthers' Brian Burns: Likely to miss Week 16

    Brian Burns (knee) didn't practice Wednesday and coach Matt Rhule described him as "more than likely out" for Sunday's game in Washington, Bill Voth of the Carolina Panthers' official site reports.Rhule stopped short of ruling Burns out, but the 2019 first-round pick can be considered doubtful for Sunday's game after hurting his MCL in last week's loss to the Packers. Burns' absence would deal a major blow to Carolina's defense considering he leads the team with eight sacks.