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Carl Lawson

Defensive End


Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 25

Weight: 265 lbs

College: Auburn


  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT



A pass-rushing specialist and one of Cincinnati's most talented young defenders, Lawson enters his fourth season with the Bengals ... Played in 12 games in 2019, one year after a suffering season-ending right knee injury (torn ACL) ... Battled a hamstring injury the first half of 2019, but production picked up second half of season, with 20 of his team-high 22 QB hits and four of his five sacks all coming in the final eight games ... Among Cincinnati's most productive defenders down the stretch in 2019, recording two sacks and nine QB hits over the final two games ... In 2017, led all NFL rookies with 8.5 sacks, a total that also tied for second-most ever by a Bengals rookie (DE Carlos Dunlap had 9.5 in 2010; DE Justin Smith had 8.5 in '01) ... Enters 2020 with 14.5 career sacks and three multi-sack games ... Listed at LB as a rookie in 2017, before making switch to DE in '18.