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Manny Lawson

Manny Lawson - #91 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 07/03/1984
Birthplace Goldsboro, NC
College North Carolina State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 22nd pick by 49ers

Bills promote WR Hubbard

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
The Bills promoted WR Paul Hubbard from their practice squad to the active roster and placed OL Cordaro Howard on injured reserve.

Brady, backs helping Patriots to turnover record

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots manhandled the Bills 34-3 to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. They are one of the league's best because of their dominance in the turnover battle.

Brady sets record; Patriots clinch No. 1 seed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
Tom Brady set another passing record and the Patriots clinched the top seed in the AFC playoffs thanks to a familiar pushover, the Bills.

Patriots-Bills prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain thinks the Patriots will have a much bigger test than they would like from the Bills but will still leave Buffalo with home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis vs. the Bills' run defense.

Formation switch on Bills' D-line leads to improvement

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
During their stretch of four wins in six games, the Bills' defensive line has shown major improvement compared to the start of the year.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Bills KR C.J. Spiller vs. Patriots kick-coverage unit

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between the Patriots and Bills: Bills WR Stevie Johnson vs. Patriots CB Devin McCourty

Guyton needs to help fill void at ILB spot

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll indentify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, ILB Gary Guyton is the choice.

They said it: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
During the Patriots' conference call on Tuesday, head coach Bill Belichick talked about Bills WR Steve Johnson's skills and wide receivers coach Chad O'Shea discussed WR Taylor Price.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 16 game between New England and Buffalo: Bills NT Kyle Williams vs. Patriots C Dan Koppen.

Bills already have QB of the future: Fitzpatrick

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
The Bills only have four wins on the season, but QB Ryan Fitzpatrick has shown he is good enough to be the team's signalcaller in the years ahead.

Fitzpatrick leads Bills to win in Miami

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdown passes and the resurgent Bills made themselves at home in Miami, winning 17-14 Sunday to further dim the Dolphins' already-faint playoff hopes.

Bills will continue to test Spiller

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Bills rookie RB C.J. Spiller hasn't been able to translate his athletic skills, which he demonstrated in the preseason, to regular-season action, but Buffalo will give him plenty of chances to prove himself the rest of this season ...

Roosevelt looks to be latest Bills breakout WR

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
All season long the Bills have been getting contributions from unexpected places, and that will continue in the final weeks.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
The Buffalo Bills began addressing their needs at linebacker by signing free-agent Manny Lawson to a four-year contract. The Bills announced the move Wednesday, a day after the NFL's free agency period opened. A person familiar with the contract provided the length of the deal, and spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Bills did not reveal the terms.||||||| Listed at 6-foot-5 and 240 pounds, Lawson played the past two seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. He spent his first five seasons with San Francisco, after the 49ers selected him in the first round in the draft. Lawson had 47 tackles and two sacks in 16 games, including 10 starts, last season. Overall, he has 18 sacks, two interceptions and seven forced fumbles in starting 81 of 96 career games.
Posted June 17, 2010
Manny Lawson wants a new contract from the San Francisco 49ers. The outside linebacker showed up for a mandatory minicamp on Thursday after missing the 49ers voluntary workouts. He says he needed a change in scenery and that he is in the best shape of his life.||||||| Lawson started all 16 games last year for the first time in his career, leading the 49ers with a career-high 6.5 sacks. Since then, San Francisco has extended the contracts of other young players the team feels are key to its future. Lawson is in the final season of the five-year, $7.5 million deal he signed as the second of San Francisco's two first-round draft picks in 2006. His base salary of $630,000 pays him less than two of the team's other outside linebackers.
Posted June 11, 2010
Lawson is in the final year of his contract with the 49ers and has yet to take part in the team's offseason program.||||||| No Lawson means more practice snaps for Ahmad Brooks, Travis LaBoy and increased time for Parys Haralson at left outside linebacker, where Lawson normally starts in San Francisco's 3-4 defensive set. "It's giving them an opportunity to get out there and get coached on the go," 49ers coach Mike Singletary said. "All of those young guys have really benefited, because they all wouldn't normally be getting as many reps as they are getting right now."
Posted Sept. 21, 2007
The 49ers put Lawson on injured reserve Friday, ending the linebacker's season two days after he tore a ligament in his left knee. San Francisco replaced Lawson on its 53-man roster by signing fullback Zak Keasey from the practice squad before Sunday's game at Pittsburgh.||||||| He was second on the team with 14 tackles during San Francisco's 2-0 start. Coach Mike Nolan hasn't announced who will replace Lawson in the 49ers' starting lineup.
Posted Sept. 20, 2007
Lawson will miss the rest of the San Francisco 49ers' season after tearing a ligament in his left knee.||||||| Lawson, a starting outside linebacker in the 49ers' 3-4 defensive scheme, went down with the injury during Wednesday's practice. The injury didn't initially appear to be serious, and Lawson rode on a stationary bike for the rest of the team's workout. But tests determined Thursday that Lawson tore his anterior cruciate ligament. Veteran Hannibal Navies and seldom-used second-year pro Parys Haralson are the top candidates to replace Lawson.

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