The Carolina Panthers are likely to have at least one of their top defenders back on Sunday.
“I am not sure. Coach [Reich] will address the injuries,” he replied. “We’re hopeful. I think Brian is actually gonna play. Brian will play. Jaycee—Coach will address that. We’ll see where it goes.”
Burns, who sustained a concussion in the Week 9 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, missed last Thursday night’s short turnaround against the Chicago Bears. The two-time Pro Bowl pass rusher returned to practice this week and has been listed as a full participant for both Wednesday and Thursday.
Horn, meanwhile, remains limited. The third-year cornerback, who was designated to return from injured reserve on Monday, has not played since the regular-season opener due to a hamstring injury.