Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 9/18/12
The Steelers win over the Jets in week, 27-10 will largely be remembered as a performance where the offense was able control the clock and close out the game with a late score. Time of Possession was huge in the favor of Pittsburgh as they held onto the ball for 36:36, keeping the Jets’ offense on the bench. We talked about how the offense was able to move the chains, keep the clock running, and converting big 3rd and long situations, but there is a play that was possibly the turning point of the game for the entire team. That play didn’t come from Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Wallace, or Antonio Brown; it came from Middle Linebacker Lawrence Timmons. As Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette pointed out on Monday, the hit that Timmons put on Jets QB Mark Sanchez may have been costly in terms of the penalty, but it did turn the tide for the Steelers if you will…At least that’s what I got out of the following statement. “Lawrence Timmons got flagged and he may get fined for a second-quarter
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