Found July 16, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons was back home in Florence, South Carolina this past weekend for a family reunion and to throw out the first pitch for the Florence minor league baseball game on Saturday. Timmons sat down with Lou Bezjak of SC Now for an interview to talk about a wide range of topics that included his thoughts on the new CBA, the week one match-up against the Denver Broncos and the Steelers upcoming training camp among other topics. During the interview Timmons was asked who he considered the toughest quarterback to prepare for. "I would have to say Aaron Read more [...]

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