Quote Originally Posted by phillyesq View Post
Lawrence Timmons is nowhere near Aldon Smith.

His bad stretch just happened to coincide with the playmakers on the defense being out. An elite player who can lead a unit steps up to fill the vacuum; Timmons disappeared. He's a very good complimentary player, but not a centerpiece.
I think that Aldon Smith's 19 sack season just happened to coincide with him being on the field at the same time as Patrick Willis, Navorro Bowman and Justin Smith...