Bersin finished with eight receptions (on 12 targets) for 128 yards in eight games played this season.
Bersin has provided depth to the Panthers receiving corps since joining the team as a local undrafted free agent in 2014. He once again enters the offseason as an unrestricted free agent, knowing Carolina will likely let him battle for a roster spot should interest fail to surface elsewhere.
Bersin caught three of four targets for 45 yards in Sunday's 22-19 win over the Buccaneers.
Bersin led the Panthers in receiving yards, with his long catch of 23 yards supporting his season-best performance. Although top wideout Devin Funchess hasn't been his usual self while dealing with a shoulder injury the past two weeks, Bersin would be a tough person to rely on next Sunday versus the Falcons, as he entered Week 16 with just three grabs for 47 yards all season.
Bersin (toe) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Jourdan Rodrigue of The Charlotte Observer reports.
The injury kept Bersin off the practice field Wednesday, but it was evidently never a major concern for the wideout. Bersin has recorded a reception in each of the Panthers' last two games, but he's viewed mostly as a special teamer and isn't expected to see his role on offense expand much down the stretch.
Bersin played 17 of 64 offensive snaps in Sunday's win over the Vikings, but apparently got hurt at some point. The severity of Bersin's injury remains somewhat unknown, so the 27-year-old's availability for the Week 15 matchup with the Packers likely will be dictated by what he's able to do in practice the next two days.
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