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Bengals DE Lawson adds NFL leading total without even playing


Cincinnati Bengals rookie linebacker Carl Lawson saw his team-leading sack total increases without even stepping on the field.

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A an official scoring change Wednesday awarded Lawson a half sack on a play with two minutes left in the second quarter of the Denver game Nov. 19. Linebacker Vontaze Burfict had been credited with a full sack of Brock Osweiler before the scoring change.

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The change upped Lawson’s total to 7.5, which is not only the most on the team but the most among all rookies in the NFL.



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