Dolphins’ Lawrence Timmons dangling indefinitely after unexcused absence


Miami Dolphins linebacker Lawrence Timmons will . (Matt Rourke/Associated Press)

The Miami Dolphins dangling linebacker Lawrence Timmons indefinitely on Tuesday, days after a 31-year-old reportedly left from a group hotel in Los Angeles, causing a group to record a blank persons report. Timmons, who was sealed to a two-year, $10 million understanding in March, was after found during Los Angeles International Airport, according to TMZ Sports, perplexing to house a craft to Pennsylvania, where his immature daughter apparently lives. Timmons, who had played in 120 uninterrupted games before a incident, did not play in Sunday’s 19-17 win over a Chargers. It would’ve been Timmons’s deteriorate debut.


The Dolphins have been silent about a reasons for Timmons’s unfixed suspension, nonetheless Coach Adam Gase done transparent on Monday that he was not gratified about Timmons’s unexcused absence. When asked by reporters about Timmons’s destiny with a team, Gase, pronounced he had “nothing to add.”

“Really only entertainment a lot of information,” he pronounced (via the Miami Herald). “I’ve got a few other things we have to understanding with a guys who played yesterday.”

When pulpy further, Gase said, a group contingency follow dual rules: “Be on time and play hard. we don’t know if that’s genuine hard.”

He retorted, “What do we think?” when a contributor asked how passive he was with players who pennyless those rules.

Timmons has not publicly commented on a situation, nonetheless according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, he sought to react a group Monday.

Schefter pronounced before Timmons would be authorised back, he would initial need to accommodate with group doctors, who reportedly wanted to weigh his mental health.

“No one has ever seen anything like it,” Schefter’s source pronounced of Timmons’s behavior. The source total that he does not trust a function should be attributed to ongoing dire encephalopathy, or CTE, a degenerative mind condition caused by repeat hits to a conduct that can lead to haphazard behavior.

Before fasten a Dolphins this spring, Timmons spent 10 years with a Pittsburgh Steelers. The Pro Bowler recorded two interceptions, 4.5 sacks and 143 total tackles in 19 games opposite a unchanging deteriorate and playoffs.

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