Panthers checked off boxes in NFL draft, addressed needs

Football 04/27/19, 17:20

Panthers general manager Marty Hurney methodically addressed the Carolina's most pressing needs, checking off one-by-one during the three-day NFL draft.Carolina selected defensive end Brian Burns from Florida State with the 16th overall pick, giving them a potential long-term replacement for future Hall of Famer Julius Peppers, who retired in February.Then, ...

Hitting NFL draft’s red carpet means dressing up for moment

Sports 04/26/19, 02:04

Brian Burns simply had to have the right pair of Spider-Man socks, so the pass rusher from Florida State had a pair overnighted to him in time for the red carpet at the NFL draft. The perfect touch to the purple suit and sunglasses making him the best-dressed.At least in ...

Panthers select Florida State DE Burns with 1st round pick

Football 04/25/19, 21:27

The Carolina Panthers hope they have found another explosive pass rushing defensive end in Brian Burns.Carolina selected the Florida State standout with the 16th pick in Thursday's night draft to bolster a pass rush that finished 27th in the league in sacks last season. The Panthers hope he is a ...

ACC defenders make national presence felt with clutch plays

Football 11/14/18, 13:08

Clelin Ferrell's pass-rushing prowess has helped put No. 2 Clemson on the cusp of its third consecutive Atlantic Coast Conference championship and another berth in the College Football Playoff.The 6-foot-4, 265-pound junior end isn't the only Tiger thriving on a stingy defensive front four where he and Austin Bryant bookend ...

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