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Shaq Lawson called it a tough decision to leave the only NFL franchise he’s ever known.

The now-former Buffalo Bills defensive end also thinks he made the right decision in choosing to sign a three-year contract with the Miami Dolphins.

“It was a tough decision, because you know how much I love Buffalo,” Lawson told The Buffalo News in a phone conversation Tuesday afternoon. “I was getting in my groove in Buffalo and everybody was starting to enjoy me around Buffalo …

The Dolphins are using their deep resources to not just fortify their trenches, but completely rebuilding them.

First guard Ereck Flowers agreed to a free-agent deal.

Now it’s Shaq Lawson, and edge defender and former Bills first-round pick.

NFL Network first reported Lawson will sign a three-year, $30 million contract with Miami, reuniting with his former defensive coordinator Marion Hobby — not to mention ex-Clemson teammate Christian Wilkins.

The Buffalo Bills are losing defensive end Shaq Lawson to a division rival.

According to a report Monday from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Miami Dolphins are expected to sign Lawson to a three-year contract when the NFL’s new league year officially starts Wednesday. The deal, according to Rapoport, has a value of $30 million that could increase to $36 million with incentives and bonuses. He is guaranteed $21 million, according to ESPN.

Lawson confirmed the deal with a note to Bills Mafia that he posted on social media.

Just ahead of the Buffalo Bills’ playoff game against the New England Patriots, defensive end Shaq Lawson made a surprise visit to Niagara Falls High School.

Lawson stopped in to the wrestling team’s practice Thursday afternoon to surprise two brothers who had lost their mother during childbirth. 

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) — It’s no secret that prom is expensive but two local women are trying to help make some young women’s dreams come true. 

 Carla Boyd and Rolitha Walker, who are the moms’ to former Clemson Football standouts Tajh Boyd and Shaq Lawson, are teaming up to collect gently used or new prom dresses for local teenagers.

For Central, South Carolina native Shaq Lawson, Buffalo’s joint practices with the Panthers presented an opportunity.

Not only did the four-year defensive end get a chance to continue to develop his skills on the field in his home state, he could also engage with his community and those who have contributed to his success.

Dion Dawkins, Shaq Lawson, Harrison Phillips and Dawson Knox sing their renditions of your favorite holiday classics.

Buffalo Bills icon, Defensive End Shaq Lawson, took time to talk to kids at a Buffalo City School Tuesday. Many of the 40 students he spoke with at McKinley High School grew up in similar, tough situations as him. They’re apart of the ‘Gentlemen’s Institute Program,’ which helps empower young men with the necessary skills to build a strong foundation.

Bills defensive end Shaq Lawson is determined to lend a helping hand to youth in Western New York and his hometown South Central, South Carolina. Recently, Lawson took a group of high school students from Orchard Park, Lackawanna and a few Buffalo City Schools, on a tour of the Underground Railroad Heritage Center. While at the museum, Lawson and his guests …