The Jets are hoping one Lawson can substitute one other.
The group on Sunday acquired defensive finish Shaq Lawson from the Texans in trade for a 2022 sixth-round decide, in accordance with a supply.
Lawson ought to assist fill the outlet left on the Jets protection when move rusher Carl Lawson ruptured his left Achilles’ tendon two weeks in the past and was misplaced for the season.
The 2 are unrelated.
Shaq Lawson, 27, is in his sixth season out of Clemson.
He spent his first 4 season with the Payments, who drafted him with the No. 19 total decide in 2016. He signed a three-year, $30 million take care of the Dolphins in 2020, however solely spent one season in Miami. The Dolphins traded Lawson to the Texans in March.
Lawson has 20 ½ profession sacks. His greatest season got here with the Payments in 2019, when he had 6 ½ sacks.
Final season in Miami, Lawson began seven video games, enjoying in 14. He had 4 sacks, one fumble restoration for a landing, 32 tackles, 4 tackles for loss and 18 quarterback hits.
Lawson has two years and $9.8 million left on his contract. There are two voidable years that the Texans put onto the tip of the contract for wage cap functions once they restructured his deal in March.
The Jets had three sixth-round picks in 2022. The one they’re buying and selling was initially San Francisco’s. They acquired it final yr once they traded Jordan Willis to the 49ers.
The Jets have been relying on Carl Lawson to enhance their move rush this season after signing him to a three-year, $45 million contract in March. Lawson had a fantastic begin to coaching camp, however then ruptured his left Achilles’ tendon throughout a joint observe with the Packers in Inexperienced Bay two weeks in the past. That left a significant gap within the Jets protection, one they hope Shaq Lawson can now assist fill.