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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' coaching search not going as planned

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
Finding a head coach is more difficult for some NFL teams than others, which is exactly what the Bills are experiencing the hard way. Now two weeks into the process, we hear their coaching search has become embarrassing, with more ...

Schottenheimer declines to interview with Bills

Posted Jan. 14, 2010 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer has turned down a request to interview for Buffalo's vacant head-coaching job.

Bills want to interview Jets' Schottenheimer

Posted Jan. 11, 2010 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have requested permission to interview Jets offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer for their vacant head-coaching job, an anonymous source told The Associated Press.

Bills' rookies provide foundation to build upon

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
With new Bills GM Buddy Nix emphasizing how critical the draft process is in developing a contending team, the club's rookie class is something he can build around.

Bills' coaches free to go elsewhere

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Bills released a statement Monday that they have informed the current coaching staff that their obligations to the team for the 2009 season have been completed.

Bills' critical coaching search begins this week

Posted Jan. 04, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
After a decade of disappointment, the Bills' selection of their next head coach is an extremely important decision for both the organization and its fans. The people of Buffalo have been very supportive of this franchise, but they won't ...

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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