Dexter Lawrence

Dexter Lawrence

25-Year-Old Defensive TackleDT
New York Giants
2022 Fantasy Outlook
Lawrence has been a steady part of the Giants' defensive front since he was selected in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. As such, it's of little surprise that New York chose to pick up the fifth-year option on his rookie contract during the offseason. Lawrence racked up 54 tackles and 2.5 sacks last season, and he's an IDP option in leagues that require managers to roster a defensive tackle. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $13.25 million contract with the Giants in June of 2019. Giants exercised $10.75 million team option for 2023 in April of 2022.
Paces team with 7.5 sacks
DTNew York Giants
January 11, 2023
Lawrence totaled 68 tackles (35 solo), including 7.5 sacks, along with two forced fumbles and three pass defenses across 16 games during the regular season.
ANALYSIS
Lawrence's 825 defensive snaps on the campaign were a career high, as was his team-leading sack total. The fourth-year pro played in every game for New York from Week 1 to Week 17 before resting for the season finale ahead of what will be his first career playoff game. Lawrence made the Pro Bowl and the All-Pro team for the first time this season and is on the books for $12.4 million in 2023, though New York will likely explore a contract extension for arguably its best defensive player.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Measurables Review
How do Dexter Lawrence's measurables compare to other defensive tackles?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 4"
 
Weight
342 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
5.05 sec
 
Bench Press
36 reps
 
Hand Length
10.50 in
 
Arm Length
34.75 in
 
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Thursday Night Observations
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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The 17th overall pick in the 2019 Draft, Lawrence is firmly established as a run stuffer (53 tackles last season) in the Giants' 3-4 alignment, but he contributed with four sacks and two batted passes. At 6-4, 342, he's a monstrous presence and an important piece of this defense.
The 17th overall pick in the 2019 draft, Lawrence was stout against the run last year and managed 2.5 sacks as a rookie. The Giants 3-4 alignment doesn't allow for a ton of stats from its ends - the edge-rushing linebackers generate most of the sacks - but Lawrence looks like a solid if unspectacular contributor after Year 1.
Taken with the 17th pick in the draft, the 6-5, 342-pound Lawrence is a monster interior lineman with excellent quickness for his size. There's some concern that his college production fell off after his freshman year, and he's unlikely to be especially valuable for IDP purposes as he'll be doing the dirty work inside while others rush the passer. He'll rotate at nose tackle with Dalvin Tomlinson on passing downs but could win the starting left defensive end job in the team's 3-4 scheme out of the gate.
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Not playing Sunday
DTNew York Giants
Coach's Decision
January 8, 2023
Lawrence (coach's decision) is inactive Sunday against the Eagles, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
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Notches sixth sack
DTNew York Giants
December 4, 2022
Lawrence finished Sunday's 20-20 tie with Washington with nine tackles (four solo), including one sack.
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Seven tackles in Week 11
DTNew York Giants
November 21, 2022
Lawrence (back) totaled seven tackles (three solo) and one quarterback hit in Sunday's 31-18 loss to the Lions.
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Active versus Detroit
DTNew York Giants
November 20, 2022
Lawrence (back) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Lions.
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Week 11 status uncertain
DTNew York Giants
Back
November 18, 2022
Lawrence (back) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
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