Are the Pittsburgh Steelers eyeing any inside linebackers in the draft?

The inside linebacker position is in pretty good shape for the Pittsburgh Steelers. There’s All-World ILB Lawrence Timmons who at times looks like he is using rockets to move instead of his legs. Then, there’s the surprising play of now sophomore ILB Vince Williams who filled in more than admirably for the injured Larry Foote last season. These two look to have the inside track...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers could create more cap room by restructuring Lawrence Timmons’ contract

  According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,  the Steelers could clear a nice chunk of cap room by re-doing Lawrence Timmons’ contract. They could clear as much as $3.8 million more in salary cap room if they restructure the contract of Lawrence Timmons, whose 2014 salary is $6,750,000 and is signed through 2016.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: ...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Could Restructure LB Lawrence Timmons’ Contract To Free Up Cap Space

  Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette mentions that the Steelers currently have the least salary cap room of any team in the league at just over $1 million. According to Bouchette, the Steelers could free up $3.8 million in available cap room if they were to restructure LB Lawrence Timmons‘ contract. Timmons, 27, is entering the third year of his six-year, $50 million...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside ‘Backer Situation Not Crystal Clear for Steelers

The one constant for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense in recent years has been Lawrence Timmons at one of the inside linebacking positions. Timmons is usually the ‘mack’ linebacker in Dick LeBeau’s 3-4 system which means he does a great deal of the scrapping and attacking from sideline to sideline. The position opposite him is the ‘buck’ linebacker where Larry Foote entered...
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February 04, 2014  |  1 Comment

Pittsburgh LB Lawrence Timmons will still play with his broken hand

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons was an animal last Sunday, piling up a team-high 17 tackles en route to a 19-16 victory over the Baltimore Ravens.  Even more impressive is the fact that Timmons turned in such a stellar performance despite breaking his left hand sometime in the second half according to “Lawrence Timmons broke his […]
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October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Has A Fractured Left Hand

According to Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons suffered a minor fracture in his left hand Sunday in the win over the Baltimore Ravens. Timmons, who currently is sporting a cast on the injured hand, told Prisuta that he can still play and that it isn't going to hold him back. LB Timmons has cast on left hand: "I have a minor fracture...
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October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Justifiably Sees Himself As A “Game-Changer”

A few weeks ago I stated that Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons was perhaps one of the biggest snubs on the Top 100 Players of 2013 show that was put together by the NFL Network and the former first-round draft pick recently told Ralph Paulk of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he sees himself as a key playmaker on the Steelers defense as he heads into his seventh...
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Was Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons The Biggest Top 100 Players Snub This Year?

It wasn't until I went back over the NFL Network Top 100 Players of 2013 list today that I noticed that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons didn't make it. If you want to talk about a total snubbing, this is certainly a great example of one. According to Pro Football Focus, Timmons ranked fifth on their 2012 rankings of all inside linebackers. Timmons not only...
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Lawrence Timmons, the hit that changed the game for the Steelers

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...
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September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Lawrence Timmons Drop-off Last Season Merely An Aberration Due To Circumstances

The post on Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons by Jeremy Hritz from earlier this morning warrants an even deeper look at the drop-off the former first round draft pick had last season. Timmons finished tied for 50th in the league in 2011 with 93 combined tackles after finishing 8th in 2010 with 135. The obvious reason that his tackle numbers dropped off last year was...
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June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

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