Lawrence: "My expectation is to go out and get 10 sacks"

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  1. DoctorChicken

    DoctorChicken Well-Known Member

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    “My mentality is, I have my own expectations, I know what I need to do to be successful and help this team be where we need to be, Lawrence said. “It don’t matter what everybody else’s expectations is, it’s about the team.”

    The Boise State product took it one step further when asked to clarify those expectations. Ware, now the Cowboys’ franchise sack leader, began his career with eight sacks as a rookie. Lawrence said he expects to do better.

    “My expectation is to go out and get 10 sacks, 10-plus sacks – whatever coach needs me to do,” he said. “I really don’t think coach really cares about the numbers, he just cares about us doing our assignment and job, really.”

    http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/a...e-Season/c04d4aa3-ff22-4bea-9534-96a65ca843bf

    #DLAWDROY
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  2. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    I like what I'm hearing out of Lawrence so far. I sure hope he turns out to be a Cowboy great.
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  3. Big D

    Big D Well-Known Member

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    If he goes out there and gets 10 sacks it'll be a good start.
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  4. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    Love this kid already. Hope he proves me right. Been talking him up months ago.
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  5. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    8+ would be a stellar rookie campaign.
  6. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    8+ would be defensive rookie of the year numbers if he played in another uniform.
  7. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 The Dark & The Light Zone Supporter

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    be about it...
    lets go.
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  8. kapolani

    kapolani Well-Known Member

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    Can't wait until they put the pads on and start hitting.

    Want to see what he has.
  9. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    I'll be happy with 6+ from the rook...
  10. BIGDen

    BIGDen Dr. Freakasaurus

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    I think he's going to be very good and I like his confidence. I'm hoping Lawrence and some others bring nastiness/attitude to this defense. I think he'll get 8+ sacks and quite a few pressures.
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  11. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    With a different first name
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  12. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    If he's going to, we'll start hearing about him being unblockable here in the next week or so. It's what we regularly heard about Ware, anyway. Anything less than 'unblockable' and I'm tempering my enthusiasm for an 8+ sack season.
  13. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 The Dark & The Light Zone Supporter

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    man... everyone has pro bowl talent in camp!:D
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  14. BigStar

    BigStar Stop chasing

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    I really can't envision him not beating out Mincey unless he is horrid against the run. Ware was thrown into the fire...
  15. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Make it happen rook.
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  16. DoctorChicken

    DoctorChicken Well-Known Member

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    Dat gum it DLAW, 10 sacks? I wanted at least 20. Underachiever.
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  17. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    I think only a few de/olb in the entire rookie class of 2013 had 5+
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  18. TwoDeep3

    TwoDeep3 Well-Known Member

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    Walk the walk. Tell me about it later.
  19. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    sweet another player with high expectations. lord knows no other cowboys player has done that. this kid has got it. what it is no one knows yet, but good thing without touching an NFL field we know hes going to be something spectacular. Nothing less than now kiddo.
  20. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    He's very unlikely to get 10. But he's also just talking about expectations. Personally, I'd rather have him put a big number out there publicly, and then have to work his butt off to cash the check his big mouth just wrote.
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