NFL Week 5 performances by players with ties to Grand Strand and Pee Dee
Sun, 07 Oct 2012 23:40:35 GMT —
2003 WPDE Zoneman winner Lawrence Timmons, who attended Wilson High in Florence, South Carolina, led the Pittsburgh Steelers with nine tackles in a 16-14 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles, in NFL action on Sunday. Timmons also forced Eagles QB Michael Vick to fumble, resulting in a turnover.
Ex-Lamar High player John Abraham of the Atlanta Falcons had one QB hit and one pass defended for the Atlanta Falcons in a 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins.
Former Carvers Bay High star Robert Geathers, Jr. made one tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals in a 17-13 loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Rookie Josh Norman out of Coastal Carolina made four tackles for the Carolina Panthers in a 16-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Fellow Panther and ex-CCU fullback Mike Tolbert had one carry for three yards.
Former Coastal Carolina WR Jerome Simpson played for the Minnesota Vikings, but was held without a catch, in a 30-7 win over the Tennessee Titans.