Brian Burns selected No. 16 by Carolina Panthers

by Raju Byfield | Panthers Correspondent | Thu, Apr 25th 10:06pm EDT

The Carolina Panthers have selected defensive end Brian Burns with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. (Ian Rapoport on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact:

The Carolina Panthers have addressed their need on the edge. Brian Burns is an explosive speed rusher who quieted size concerns by weighing in 20 lbs., heavier than expected at the NFL Combine. Burns has great closing speed as evidenced by his 67 pressures in 2018, a mark that placed him third among defensive ends.

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