The Broncos linebacker has talked overtly about breaking Michael Strahan’s single-season sacks report. Strahan had 22.5 in 2001.
Lawrence desires it, too, and he desires to get it earlier than Miller does.
“My objective is to be the perfect that’s ever performed this sport,” Lawrence mentioned Saturday at SportsCon 2019 in Dallas. “For certain, I need to beat that sack report, make it my very own, so he can speak about beating my report. I’m going to simply wait till I get to the season after which fear about sacks.”
Lawrence, 27, had 14.5 sacks in 2017 and 10.5 final season and obtained paid for it. He signed a five-year, $105 million deal this offseason.
The 2-time Professional Bowler delayed shoulder surgical procedure till getting his cash, so Lawrence didn’t go underneath the knife till April.
Personal defensive position coach Brandon Jordan lately posted video of Lawrence utilizing his shoulder whereas understanding within the sand.
“The mobility and my power is coming again naturally,” Lawrence mentioned. “I’m working on daily basis. I’m capable of do issues. I’m simply nonetheless restricted. Simply taking my time. I’ve obtained time nonetheless.”
Lawrence is anticipated to start out coaching camp on the bodily unable to carry out record, though he mentioned Saturday he has no concept what the plan is.
“My principal factor is to be prepared by Week One,” Lawrence mentioned.