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Lawrence Champing at the Bit for First Sack

DeMarcus Lawrence has played in two games since returning from a fractured foot

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    Prior to the season, Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence declared that his goal was to record double-digit sacks in his rookie season. Then, a fractured foot suffered during a drill in training camp threw a wrench into his plans, as he was forced to sit out the first eight games of the season.

    Lawrence has now played in two games but he’s still yet to record a sack, and he’s chomping at the bit to get that first one under his belt.

    "It feels like it's right there," Lawrence said, per ESPN Dallas. "It's just that tenth of a second, just making your move a little quicker, getting to the level of the quarterback fast. It's just working on those little small details and getting off the ball."

    Lawrence has four tackles on the year thus far, but he still  doesn’t feel 100 percent back from the long layoff.

    "It's only been a couple of games, but I'm just trying to work, develop my character and get my instincts back to normal," he said.

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