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Lawrence Timmons

Lawrence Timmons - #94 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 234 lbs.
Birthday 05/14/1986
Birthplace Florence, SC
College Florida State
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 15th pick by Steelers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
106 2 3

Ravens defeat Steelers in defensive struggle

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:12 a.m. ET
The Ravens shut down Byron Leftwich, and Jacoby Jones supplied the offense they needed to grab control of the AFC North.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens inching away from pack

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Ravens took a big step toward gaining control in the AFC North by winning at Pittsburgh on Sunday night.

Key matchup: Ravens passing game vs. Steelers pass defense

Posted Nov. 17, 2012 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
Much rides on Ravens QB Joe Flacco's play on Sunday night, writes PFW senior editor Mike Wilkening. 

Decision making among Leftwich's assets

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
With Ben Roethlisberger out with rib and shoulder injuries, the focus turns to how the Steelers' offense will function with backup Byron Leftwich at the controls.

Steelers promote LB McFadden

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Steelers promoted LB Marshall McFadden to the active roster and placed LB Chris Carter on injured reserve.

Steelers QB Roethlisberger has rare rib injury

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has a rare rib injury that is a bigger concern than his shoulder injury.

Steelers rule Roethlisberger out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Steelers confirmed that QB Byron Leftiwch will start in Sunday night’s game against the Ravens for the injured Ben Roethlisberger. 

Roethlisberger has sprained shoulder

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Mike Tomlin called Ben Roethlisberger "questionable" with a sprained shoulder Tuesday but otherwise offered little detail.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Injuries could dull 2012's best one-two prime-time punch

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
What appeared to be great NFL drama in Week 11 took a potentially big hit with three significant QB injuries.

Roethlisberger hurt, Steelers survive

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 12:06 a.m. ET
The Steelers beat the Chiefs 16-13 in overtime on Monday night as Mike Wallace caught a TD pass and Ben Roethlisberger injured his right shoulder.

AFC North Spin cycle: Bengals primed to rally?

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals started the second half with a huge win. Now, can they make a run? We explore in the AFC North "Spin cycle."

Steelers sign WR Gilreath, release DT Ta'amu

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Steelers promoted WR David Gilreath to the active roster from the practice squad and released rookie DT Alameda Ta'amu.

Once again, Steelers' defense in strong form

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Steelers' defense is again one of the NFL's best, and there are many reasons for Pittsburgh's success, the way we hear it. 

Key matchup: Chiefs pass defense vs. Steelers passing game

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
How the Chiefs cope with the Steelers' potent passing game will be a story line to watch on Monday night.

Steelers WR Sanders plans to fight league fine

Posted Nov. 10, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders plans to contest the $15,000 penalty he received from the league for a supposedly fake injury.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 23, 2011
The Steelers and Timmons have agreed to a new six-year contract. The deal, announced early Tuesday, will pay Timmons $50 million through 2016. Timmons is the second linebacker to sign an extension with the Steelers in the last month.||||||| Timmons, selected with the 15th overall pick of the 2007 NFL Draft, had 95 tackles and three sacks last season.
Posted Sept. 18, 2009
Timmons is expected to play against the Bears, although it is uncertain whether he will start.||||||| Timmons left practice early Wednesday and didn't sound optimistic about playing, but went through full practices Thursday and Friday.
Posted Aug. 13, 2007
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Timmons was back on the practice field Monday for the first time since he injured his groin in the first week of training camp.||||||| Timmons was the Steelers first-round pick and is considered a likely replacement for Joey Porter.
Posted Aug. 10, 2007
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Timmons' groin injury is nothing more than an aggravation.||||||| It is uncertain when Timmons will return to action, but the rookie is expected to work with the team trainer.
Posted July 26, 2007
Timmons, an outside linebacker who is practicing at Joey Porter's old position, reinjured his groin Thursday during the first of a pair of two-hour practices and will be out indefinitely.||||||| Timmons initially hurt himself May 11 and had not practiced again until this week. Timmons is expected to press former backup James Harrison for playing time at right outside linebacker, Porter's position before he was released by Pittsburgh and signed with Miami in March.

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