By Danny Jaillet
For the Carolina Panthers, Burns just wants to learn.
Carolina Panthers first-round pick and (hopefully) tremendous edge rusher Brian Burns is ready to make an impact. Not only is he ready to make an impact, he is ready to learn.
There are tremendous veterans for the Carolina Panthers on the defensive side of the football. From Luke Kuechly to Bruce Irvin, to Mario Addison, there are plenty of great candidates for Burns to learn from. One thing is for sure, he better learn quickly. He is expected to be an integral part of the Carolina Panthers pass rush come the fall. After all, he wasn’t the 16th overall pick for nothing. After what was a tremendous career at Florida State, Burns hopefully will make the same impact in Carolina.
When you think about it, learning from a group such as the three mentioned above is not a bad thing at all. Those three have done it before and done it well. As a matter of fact, they should figure to be the staples of the Carolina Panthers defense. In what is a unit undergoing change, those three will be tasked, whether they want to be or not, with managing everyone on that side of the football, especially the rookies. If some of their talent and skill can rub off on Burns, that would be even...