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Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons Taken To Hospital To Evaluate Shin Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that LB Lawrence Timmons has been taken to a local hospital for further evaluation on his shin and will not return to Sunday’s game.

Timmons, 30, is a former first-round pick of the Steelers back in 2007. He’s in the final year of his six-year, $50 million contract that included an $11 million signing bonus and stands to make a base salary of $8.75 million in 2016 before testing the open market as an unrestricted free agent next March.

Entering today’s game, Timmons has recorded 15 tackles and a pass defense for the Steelers.

We’ll have more regarding Timmons’ injury as the news is available.