Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 10/23/13
By Matthew Marczi As much as Lawrence Timmons has been criticized and scrutinized over the years, nobody is a tougher critic of his play than himself. He appears disgusted with himself after tripping up Ray Rice for a two-yard gain when he was looking to hold the back to no gain. The wide angle that Jason Worilds took on third and 11 allowed Joe Flacco to run for the first down—however, it should be noted that Ike Taylor’s holding penalty would have resulted in a first down anyway, and Flacco may have thrown to Taylor’s target if he was not being held. On the next play, Rice is left in no man’s land between Worilds and Timmons, and it results in a 14-yard gain. It is unclear whose responsibility took precedent here. Still, Timmons blew up the following run for no gain by bursting through the line. Troy Polamalu really pissed himself off by jumping offsides on third and one. So much so that he almost single-handedly killed the rest of the drive, first by blanketing Rice in coverage to defend
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