One-on-one with Panthers rookie Brian Burns: Mentors, 'Training Day' and Rihanna

The Charlotte Observer
One-on-one with Panthers rookie Brian Burns: Mentors, 'Training Day' and Rihanna
One-on-one with Panthers rookie Brian Burns: Mentors, 'Training Day' and Rihanna

While the Panthers have had an up-and-down preseason, one thing has been undeniably positive: First-round draft pick Brian Burns has shown a great knack for getting to the quarterback. Burns, a rookie edge rusher from Florida State with a blazing first step, leads the team with four sacks in three exhibitions. Burns also forced a fumble that Carolina recovered Thursday night in the Panthers' 10-3 loss to New England. “He did a great job,” Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly said of Burns after that game. “He plays hard and never complains.” Besides Burns' post-sack Spider-Man celebrations, though, what do we really know about him? In this Observer interview, he talks about his biggest mentor, his

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