Lawson is a rare athlete. In addition to football he was also an accomplished track athlete in high school competing in four events, the triple jump, long jump, 55-meters and the 55-meter hurdles.
At the NFL Combine as an incoming rookie in 2006, Lawson put up some pretty impressive numbers for a guy that stood 6’5 1/2″ and 240 pounds. He ran a 4.43 40-time, had a 39 1/2-inch vertical, a 10’4″ broad jump, a sub seven-second three cone drill (6.9) and 23 reps on the bench despite having very long arms.
Buffalo has a strong side linebacker that can do just about everything making him a legitimate three down option for defensive coordinator Mike Pettine.
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