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Emmanuel Lamur | Linebacker

Team: Cincinnati Bengals
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/8/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 240
College: Kansas State
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Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official website reports teammates and coaches have "just been raving about" SLB Emmanuel Lamur this spring.
Lamur suffered a shoulder injury in the preseason finale last year and missed the entire season. Now healthy and bigger (6-foot-4, 243), Lamur is expected to take over on the strong side and play all three downs with WLB Vontaze Burfict. Hobson predicts a monster season and calls Lamur the Carlos Dunlap of the linebackers as a player capable of making "athletic, game-busting plays." Jun 24 - 11:55 AM
Source: bengals.com

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Emmanuel Lamur is expected to be the Bengals' starting strong-side linebacker.

Lamur missed all of last season with a shoulder injury and will be a big addition to the 2014 defense. At 6-foot-4 and 240 pounds, he's an athletic freak who can cover tight ends. New DC Paul Guenther loves Lamur, who is also a core special teams player. He and Vontaze Burfict could play every down, while MLB Rey Maualuga is in on early downs. Vincent Rey will back up at all three spots.
Source: bengals.com
May 23 - 11:56 AM

Bengals LB Emmanuel Lamur (shoulder) is expected to be ready for OTAs.

Lamur spent all of 2013 on injured reserve, but new DC Paul Guenther believes he has the ability to be an every-down linebacker. He's expected to see heavy snaps on passing downs. "He’s got good ball awareness in zone and he’s a good man-to-man guy," Guenther said. "He’s a guy you like to go to with everyone playing two tight ends. He’s tall and he can run with those guys and you don’t get caught in a mismatch." Still only 24 (in June), Lamur could play himself into a big role with a strong camp.
Source: bengals.com
Feb 13 - 10:04 PM

Bengals LB Emmanuel Lamur will miss the 2013 season with a shoulder injury.

Lamur was competing for playing time at outside linebacker and is also a core special teamer. Look for UDFA Jayson DiManche to make the Bengals.
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 03:23:00 PM

Bengals OLB Emmanuel Lamur was carted off the field in Thursday night's preseason game with a shoulder injury.

Lamur is done for the night. The second-year athletic linebacker is one of the better backups on the roster. Lamur isn't much of a pass rusher, but he can drop into coverage and play the run. He and James Harrison will likely split reps at strong-side 'backer as long as Lamur's injury isn't a long-term issue.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 07:47:00 PM

Bengals.com believes second-year LB Emmanuel Lamur is headed for a "breakout" season.

An undrafted free agent out of Kansas State last season, Lamur was overshadowed by Vontaze Burfict, but acquitted himself well in 136 snaps on defense. All of his snaps came after Week 9. Lamur isn't in the mix for a starting job, but could be the Bengals' top reserve linebacker while featuring on special teams.
Source: bengals.com
Tue, May 21, 2013 05:55:00 PM

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