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Lawrence Timmons

29-Year-Old Linebacker – Pittsburgh Steelers

2015 Defensive Stats

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2015 Defensive Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

Timmons is one of the more volatile IDP linebackers, as his numbers fluctuate greatly year to year. Since 2009, his tackles have ranged from 78 to 135, failing to hit triple digits twice in that span,...

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2015 ADP:  161.43

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  11

HT: 6' 1"   WT: 234   DOB: 5/14/1986  College: Florida State  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Lawrence Timmons Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $50 million contract with Pittsburgh that runs through the 2016 season.

January 17, 2016  –  Lawrence Timmons News

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Timmons totaled six tackles (five solo) against Denver on Sunday.

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Lawrence Timmons NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2008 22 16 - 56 - 5 - 1 0 - 1 - - - -
2009 23 14 - 76 - 7 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 24 Pit 16 132 95 37 3 9 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
2011 25 Pit 16 88 63 25 2 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 26 Pit 16 106 75 31 6 5 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
2013 27 Pit 16 126 86 40 3 5 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2014 28 Pit 16 132 87 45 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 29 Pit 16 119 77 42 5 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lawrence Timmons – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Inside Linebacker
  1. Lawrence Timmons
  2. Vince Williams
  3. L.J. Fort
Pittsburgh Steelers

Snap Count Stats

1057

Defensive Snaps in 2015

Lawrence Timmons was on the field for 1057 of his team's snaps on defense in 2015.

63

Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Lawrence Timmons was on the field for 63 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Def ST
2013 1004 72
2014 977 68
2015 1057 63
Lawrence Timmons 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @NE 61 4 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 SF 90 2 9 6 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @StL 50 2 7 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Bal 79 6 11 10 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @SD 75 5 8 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Ari 72 4 6 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @KC 63 6 10 7 3 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Cin 67 5 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Oak 70 5 5 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Cle 69 2 10 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @Sea 62 4 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ind 58 2 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Cin 46 4 8 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Den 60 4 6 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Bal 58 4 7 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 @Cle 77 4 10 7 3 1.5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Cin 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Den 0 0 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Lawrence Timmons  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 1"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   234 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.66 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.32 sec
AVERAGE
Cone Drill:   6.92 sec
GREAT
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   35 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   123 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   25 reps
GOOD
Pittsburgh Steelers Team Injury Report
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Lawrence Timmons: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Timmons recorded a team-high 10 tackles (seven solo), including 1.5 sacks in the Steelers’ win over the Browns on Sunday.

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When Pittsburgh needed him most, Timmons had a monster game, including the first time since 2012 that he had more than one sack in a game.
Timmons recorded eight tackles (one solo) in the Steelers’ loss to the Ravens on Sunday.

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Timmons totaled six tackles (four solo) including a sack in the Steelers win over the Broncos on Sunday.

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Timmons led the team with eight tackles (four solo) in the Steelers’ 33-20 win over the Bengals on Sunday.

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Timmons had a team-high eight tackles (seven solo) in the Steelers’ win over the Colts on Sunday.

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Timmons totaled seven tackles (six solo) in the Steelers’ loss to the Seahawks on Sunday.

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Timmons recorded 10 tackles (seven solo) including a sack in Pittsburgh’s 30-9 win over Cleveland on Sunday.

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Timmons had 10 tackles (seven solo) including a half sack in the Steelers’ 23-13 loss to the Chiefs.

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Timmons totaled six tackles (four solo) and an interception in the Steelers’ 25-13 win over the Cardinals on Sunday.

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Timmons recorded a team-high 11 tackles (10 solo) including a sack in Pittsburgh’s 23-20 overtime loss to Baltimore on Thursday.

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Timmons totaled seven tackles (two solo) in Pittsburgh’s 12-6 win over St. Louis Sunday.

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Timmons (toe) will be available for the Steelers' Sept. 10 season opener against the Patriots, pennlive.com reports.

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Timmons is dealing with turf toe, Dave Lolley of the Observer-Reporter reports.

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Turf toe sometimes leads to an extended absence, but the Steelers reportedly aren't too worried about this particular case. It's still worth keeping an eye on, even though Timmons has missed just two games in eight seasons and has no significant history of foot or toe injuries.

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2015

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2014

Timmons is a bit more big-play dependent than most players in this range, as he's surpassed the 130-tackle mark just once in his seven-year career, and didn't make it to triple-digit tackles as recently as 2011. The good news is that he generally posts decent tackle totals (320 in the last three years), and he's among the league's most reliable sack and interception sources at inside linebacker. He has 26 sacks in his last six years, and eight interceptions in the last four. Playing in a run-heavy AFC North, Timmons should have one of his better tackle outputs in 2014, and his reliability is further aided by the fact that he's played in all but two of his 112 career games.

2013

Pittsburgh's tendency to use Timmons occasionally at outside linebacker hurts his reliability a bit, but he's still one of the best high-upside IDP options at linebacker. In addition to approaching or surpassing the triple-digit tackle mark, Timmons is active in coverage and especially productive as a pass rusher, supplementing his 326 tackles from the last three years with 11 sacks and six interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown. Timmons also forced five fumbles and recovered three over that span. He might warrant a slight boost in leagues that give points for tackles for loss, because he posted 10 or more "stuffs" in three of the last four years. His tackle totals should be slightly more stable in 2013 given the team used its first-round pick on outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, who should be more durable than James Harrison was. As a result, Timmons should be able to spend more time strictly playing inside linebacker than he has in the last couple years.

2012

After finishing 2010 as one of the top IDPs, Timmons was one of the biggest IDP disappointments in 2011. Part of that was due to the absences of James Harrison (eye/suspension) and LaMarr Woodley (hamstring), which forced Timmons to play outside at times, but Timmons underachieved even when he was playing exclusively inside. He finished the season with just 93 tackles (68 solo), which basically made him useless in most leagues. He’s still worth a gamble heading into 2012 as he might return to his 135-tackle 2010 form. Just don’t count on it.

2011

It took him four years to get going, but Timmons finally arrived in 2010. The former first-round pick out of Florida State ended the season with 135 tackles (96 solo), three sacks, two interceptions and two forced fumbles. His previous career high in tackles was just 78 (in 2009), so the difference was night and day last year. While Timmons is undersized for a traditional 3-4 inside linebacker, playing in the 230-pound range allows him to bring dynamic athleticism to the interior of Pittsburgh's defense. It wouldn’t be surprising if Timmons developed more of a pass rushing presence in 2011, as he totaled seven sacks in just 14 games in 2009, and the 2008 season saw Timmons finish with five sacks. If he can maintain his tackle production from last year while rediscovering his pass rushing production from a couple years ago, Timmons could conceivably join Willis in the top tier.

2010

Timmons stepped into the starting inside linebacker spot vacated by Larry Foote last year. Foote has been brought back, but it will not be at the expense of Timmon's starting role. Timmons, despite being hampered by ankle injuries last year, set career highs in solo tackles (56), tackles (78) and sacks (7). Foote will bring valuable experience and relief to the linebacker corps, but Timmons is locked in as a starter.

2009

Timmons is entering his third season but his first full season as a starter. With the team thin at inside linebacker, the job is his to lose. However, his play in 2008 showed that he is more than capable of taking over for Larry Foote, who was released due to the emergence of Timmons. Assuming he’ll have a better grasp of the playbook in 2009, he should be able to improve on his 65 tackles and five sacks.

2008

Timmons will push Larry Foote for playing time as Pittsburgh's right outside linebacker and could win the starting gig at some point during the season. If so, he would have the potential to rack up a decent amount of sacks in Pittsburgh's 3-4 alignment.

2007

It would be surprising to see Timmons not get off to a slow start in 2007 after missing most of spring practice with a groin injury. Some considered Timmons a reach as the draft's 15th pick in April but he should provide plenty of value over the course of his career. From a fantasy perspective Timmons will likely have more worth after his rookie season when he learns the defensive schemes.