Lawrence Timmons


Tomlin Talks About Timmons Hit, Full-Time Officials And More

Maybe Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons won’t get fined after all for his Sunday third quarter hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Cody Kessler. In fact, head coach Mike Tomlin doesn’t even think Timmons should have been flagged for unnecessary roughness on the play in question. “He missed him,” Tomlin said…



Film Room: Butler Deserves Huge Credit For Sunday’s Sack Output

There are basically three reasons how a defense registers a sack. 1. Good coverage 2. Winning one-on-one matchups 3. Good blitz scheme Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, the Pittsburgh Steelers had all three in their eight sack barrage. But we are most interested in that third one, the blitz scheme,…


Steelers’ Physicality At Full Tilt In Sunday’s Win

Pictures are worth 1000 words. So these clips might be valued at a million. But if you’re a Cleveland Browns‘ fan, you might want to look away. It might hurt you more than it hurt these players. Yes, the Browns are among the worst in the league. There will be…



Steelers Pass Rush Explodes For League-High Eight Sacks

Remember when the Pittsburgh Steelers had trouble getting after the quarterback? In the post-win glow of a 24-9 Steelers victory in which they brought down more than one quarterback for a total of eight sacks, knocking one of them out of the game, it’s almost hard to remember how much…


Steelers Vs Browns: Winners/Losers

It wasn’t the most comfortable win but did you really expect anything different? I didn’t. But it’s a Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory. And that feels good to say again. WINNERS Le’Veon Bell: There’s being a workhorse and then there’s what Bell did today. 36 touches, a career high, and he did…


Steelers Vs Cowboys: Game Rewind

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 35-30 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. First Half – Kick coverage unit: Shamarko Thomas-Sean Davis-Roosevelt Nix-Steven Johnson-Vince Williams-Chris Boswell-Tyler Matakevich-Anthony Chickillo-Fitzgerald Toussaint-Al-Hajj Shabazz-Artie Burns – Great pair of blocks by David DeCastro and Marcus Gilbert. Talk about people movers. – Sean Davis has got…


Play Behind LOS Helps Turn Run Defense Around

Lost in the vast morass that has existed over Pittsburgh over the course of the past month or so now since they have last won a game is the fact that, outside of almost literally one play, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense did a very commendable job on Sunday in their…



Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Ravens Week 9

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 9 road loss to the Baltimore Ravens. – My biggest reaction after watching this game is that the Steelers offense needs to play with the same urgency we saw in the 4th quarter more consistently. I get it, I’m a proponent of…


Ryan Shazier Flashes Glimpses Of Impact Ability

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has been without a lot of its firepower for important stretches of this season, but they have been slowly getting arguably their most impactful defender back lately in inside linebacker Ryan Shazier. He returned in the final game before the bye, and while he did not…


Ravens WR Steve Smith Expects To Play Against Steelers

By the sound of things early Sunday morning, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. will play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers after missing the last two games with an ankle injury. Smith, who was officially listed as questionable for Sunday’s game on the Ravens injury report, practiced fully on…


2016 Midseason Review: Inside Linebackers

We still have some time to kill before the Pittsburgh Steelers get back on the field, and their bye week happens to have fallen at a pretty appropriate time, so over the course of this week, we are going to bring you a sort of quick-hitter review of how the…