View Full Version : Linebacker Timmons' stock up with Steelers

09-09-2011, 05:35 AM
James Farrior described a recent hit on Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan, and the Steelers' venerable inside linebacker punctuated his play-by-play with a "Pow!"

What he said about Lawrence Timmons, who delivered the jarring hit, proved to be even more of an eyebrow-raiser than Farrior getting animated about a play that happened in a preseason game.

"I really feel like he can be the best defensive player in the league," Farrior said.

Farrior is hardly alone among his teammates in his belief that Timmons stands at the brink of a breakout season.........

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09-09-2011, 05:42 AM
Timmons was the Steelers best player, or second best player after Troy up until last years New England game. For some reason after that his play fell off . I think he might have tweaked an ankle and was slightly slowed a little?