It's official. The Buffalo Bills have added Clemson DE Shaq Lawson in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. With that, the Bills greatly improved their front seven and add someone who can contribute right away.
Speaking of right away, our draft expert Dan Lavoie has his immediate take on the Bills' top pick, and shared it on Facebook Live:
2016 NFL Draft: Bills pick prediction, reaction analysisPosted by BuffaloRumblings.com on Thursday, April 28, 2016
From our post announcing the pick, here is Brian Galliford's take:
Lawson is coming off of a fantastic 2015 season, his first as a full-time starter, in which he recorded 35 solo tackles, 24.5 tackles for loss, and 12.5 sacks. Ryan and the Bills will count on his ability to slide into the spot vacated by the since-released Mario Williams and continue to produce for a defense that desperately needs a boost in the pass-rushing department. Lawson is a great marriage of value and need, but he will be under a lot of pressure to perform as a 22-year-old rookie this fall.