Shaq Lawson keeping in touch with Falcons, Bryan Cox
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson went to have lunch with Falcons defensive end Vic Beasley after his Pro Day on Thursday.
Some are projecting him to be selected by the New York Giants with the 10th overall pick, but the Falcons have the 17th pick.
In several of the early mock drafts, Lawson was being tabbed to be selected by the Falcons.
“I talk to (Falcons defensive line) coach (Bryan) Cox a lot,” Lawson said. “We talked a lot at combine. I’ve been talking to him. I plan on doing a private workout, but I don’t know the date.”
The Falcons need to improve their pass rush.
“It was just great meeting those guys,” Lawson said. “Knowing that potentially that I have a chance to play with Vic again, that would be great. He’s a great player.”
Shaq Lawson, back, and Kevin Dodd run drills at Clemson’s NFL football Pro Day Thursday, March 10, 2016, in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
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