Bills GM: Shaq Lawson ‘hasn’t lived up to’ draft status

Shaq Lawson enters his third season with mounting pressure, and the Buffalo Bills ‘ former first-round pick has heard the trade rumors swirling this spring.
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Shoot, I’ve been on the trading block I feel like, Lawson told Matthew Fairburn of The Athletic. I’ve just been seeing it. Yeah, it’s been a wake-up call. I’ve been hearing trade rumors and then I kind of realized, ‘I’m a first-round pick, third year now. It’s time to wake up.’ I know I’m a good player. I just have to put it all together and be not just a talented player but a talented player who works hard and works on his craft and skill all together.

One issue for Lawson is that Beane already went out and signed his replacement, Trent Murphy. When Murphy returns healthy, Lawson will be battling simply to make the roster as a rotational player.

Beane hasn’t been shy about jettisoning ex-GM Doug Whaley’s players. We’ve seen Marcell Dareus, Sammy Watkins and Reggie Ragland shipped out in the past year. If Lawson doesn’t impress in training camp, he could be the latest high draft pick booted from Buffalo.

It marked Anderson’s second arrest in less than a year. Last May, he was arrested for allegedly pushing a police officer at an event in Miami.

Charges from the 24-year-old’s two arrests have now been addressed.

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NJ Advance Media’s Steve Politi wrote about Aiken’s personal hardship which included years spent in foster care in this August 2013 report.

Johnathan was always energetic and liked by all of his teammates, said Myles Nash, a recently graduated Rutgers defensive end/tight end who played with Aiken. He was just like every one of us. You wouldn’t have been able to tell that he went through the tragedy that he went through before he came to Rutgers just based on how he acted, how he approached every day. The fact that he was in that locker room with us, getting the same education we were getting and contributing on and off the field, speaks volumes about his character and his will to overcome what he had to overcome.