Lawrence Cager is an American football tight end for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Miami (FL) and Georgia.
In May 2020, Cager signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent after the 2020 NFL Draft. He was waived on September 5, 2020, and signed to the practice squad the next day.
He was elevated to the active roster on September 26 for the team’s week 3 game against the Indianapolis Colts, and reverted to the practice squad after the game on September 28.
He made his NFL debut in the game, recording two receptions for 35 yards. He was elevated again on October 1 for the week 4 game against the Denver Broncos and reverted to the practice squad again the next day.
He suffered a hamstring injury in the game and was placed on the practice squad/injured list on October 7. He was activated back to the practice squad on October 28.
He was signed to the active roster on December 12, 2020. On August 31, 2021, Cager was waived by the Jets.
On October 4, 2021, Cager signed with the Cleveland Browns practice squad. The Browns elevated Cager to their active roster on November 20, 2021.
He was promoted to the active roster on December 16. He was waived on December 24. Cager was re-signed to the Browns’ practice squad on December 28, 2021.
On January 12, 2022, Cager signed a reserve/future contract with the New York Jets and changed his position to tight end.