The Buffalo Bills newly drafted defensive end Shaq Lawson will need shoulder surgery that will keep him out about four to six months, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
He is expected to undergo the surgery after next season. He Lawson wore a brace on the affected shoulder last season.
“There's nothing we're worried about,” Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley said.
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Lawson finished last season with 59 total tackles and one forced fumble and was named a consensus All-American pick in 2015.