Lawrence Timmons

Film Room: Ryan Shazier Makes Plays In Cincy

You can probably make the case that third-year Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Ryan Shazier is having his best season yet. Though he has miss two games and parts of others, while also playing through a knee injury in the early parts of the season that may have limited him, he…


Steelers Have Had Four Touchdowns Nullified By Penalties In 2016

Do you recall your frustration about midway through the second quarter of Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Bengals, when it appeared as though quarterback Ben Roethlisberger completed a perfect pass from 13 yards out to wide receiver Antonio Brown for a touchdown on third down and seven—only…


Steelers Have Quietly Managed An Impressive Takeaway Streak

Through all the despair and redemption this season, we’ve come to recognize that the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers are a very streaky team. While their earlier four-game losing streak and current five-game winning streaks are garnering the most attention, here is one you’ve probably missed. The Steelers have now forced a…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 15: Steelers Versus Bengals

The Pittsburgh Steelers took on the Bengals in Cincinnati Sunday and came away with their fifth consecutive win and fourth straight on the road. The win keeps the Steelers in first place in the AFC North and sets up a huge Christmas Day game at Heinz Field this coming Sunday…



Second-Half Shutout By Steelers Defense Holds Bengals To 38 Yards

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense certainly didn’t have the first half they were looking for, putting up just nine points on three field goals. Neither did the defense, allowing 20 points over the course of the first two quarters. Both sides of the ball showed up better in the third and…


Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Bengals Week 15

Well it wasn’t pretty, but the Pittsburgh Steelers’ winning streak stretched to five games after a hard-fought road win against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Steelers’ season sweep of the Bengals combined with Baltimore Ravens razor close victory over the Philadelphia Eagles sets up a winner take the AFC North game next week in Pittsburgh. But let’s not get ahead…


Brutal Officiating On Display In Steelers Win Over Bengals

While the Pittsburgh Steelers were able to overcome several big first half penalties in their Sunday win over the Cincinnati Bengals, they certainly didn’t get any help from the officiating crew throughout the AFC North contest. In fact, the officiating appeared to very one-sided for most of the game. While…



2016 South Side Questions: Will Defense Use More Dime This Week?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Week 14 Steelers Vs Bills – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to break even in their past eight games, matching a four-game losing streak with a four-game winning streak, and in order to do so, they need to leave Buffalo today with a victory over the Bills and their top-ranked rushing offense, bolstered by Tyrod Taylor…


Butler On Timmons: ‘I Think He’s Stepping Up A Little Bit’

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lawrence Timmons had a key red zone interception in last Sunday’s win over the New York Giants and while we’ve already heard quarterback Eli Manning describe that play, defensive coordinator Keith Butler gave his thoughts this past week on what led to that turnover earlier this week during his interview with Missi Matthews on Steelers…


Steelers Vs Giants Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 24-14 win over the New York Giants. First Half – Kick return unit. Front five: Arthur Moats-Tyler Matakevich-Vince Williams-Anthony Chickillo-L.J. Fort. Sean Davis behind. David Johnson/Roosevelt Nix/L.T. Walton the “wedge” with Sammie Coates and Fitzgerald Toussaint the return men. – Good bailout by Alejandro…


Steelers Defense Stabilizing With Shift Away From Rotations

From outward appearances, as the season progresses, it looks as though the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coaching staff is becoming more and more comfortable with their unit, and, as a result, it seems that they are shifting more and more away from the idea of rotating defenders at various positions as…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 13: Steelers Versus Giants

Sunday at Heinz Field the Pittsburgh Steelers found themselves in the unusual situation of having a two-game win streak but having lost their last two games at home. They took on a New York Giants team that had won six and a row and was looking to solidify it’s place…