4 teams that should trade for Panthers' Brian Burns right now

If he doesn't get a new deal in Carolina, Brian Burns could be dealt to a new team

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4. Tennessee Titans

Lastly, the team that might be the closest to competing out of any of these franchises is the Tennessee Titans, and that's thanks to a division that still might be open for the taking. Despite the success and ascension of the Jacksonville Jaguars last year, the Titans still boast some strong pieces in place and could swoop in and take this division if they landed a piece like Burns.

Tennessee's top pass rusher, Harold Landry, is coming off a career year where he produced 12.0 sacks. Landry is still just 27 years old, therefore pairing he and Burns together could create a lethal duo for the foreseeable future. Landry is under a five-year contract, and it seems relatively affordable considering the edge market, currently.

The Titans have possessed a scrappy, underrated defense for a few years now and could continue to play well enough on that side of the ball to win games if they added Burns to the fold. Offensively, the Titans obviously still have Derrick Henry, who can carry the load even at this age. Ryan Tannehill needs to prove he can play well enough to win, and he now has DeAndre Hopkins as his top target.

The Titans do make some sense, but would they make such a bold move?

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