When you're playing well you're always going to become a focus of opposing offenses or defenses looking to take you out of the game in some fashion. Burris has been playing very well the last couple of months and it should be come as no surprise that other teams focus on limiting him in some way as a method to beating the Redblacks. Unfortunately for him, they can't hide his injury with the LBI phrase and his knee has a big X on it for some players.
Yes Hank and the OTTRBs were bad last year but they went out and spent big $$$ on good receivers, better OL and brought in a better OC. Restructuring his contract gave them a bit more money to make those upgrades in talent. If he is the HoF QB that many think he is, then he should be playing better with better players around him. It's the whole TEAM that has improved.