CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have picked up the fifth-year option on Pro Bowl defensive end Brian Burns’ contract, keeping him with the team at least through the 2023 season.
That means Burns is guaranteed to make $16 million in the 2023 season.
2018 win total: 9
2017 ATS record: 9-7
Optimist view: Carolina went 11-5 last season, beating teams such as the Patriots and Vikings, and the bulk of the roster returns. The most important piece, QB Cam Newton, has a new weapon in place (first-round WR D.J.
GREEN BAY — Mike McCarthy sounded very much like a man who wished Julius Peppers was still playing for his team Sunday instead of against it.
The Green Bay Packers coach waxed nostalgic on Thursday morning about Peppers, a likely Pro Football Hall of Fame pass-rusher who spent three seasons (2014-16) with the Packers before the club chose not to re-sign him as a free agent.