Javon Hargrave


Steelers Vs Jaguars X Factor: Defensive Line

As we will do every Saturday to get you ready for the week’s game, our X Factor of the week. Sometimes it’s a player, unit, concept, or scheme. What will make or break the Pittsburgh Steelers as they square off against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the Divisional playoffs. X Factor: Defensive Line  Guys, I…





Javon Hargrave Receives High Marks After Impressive Second Season

Coming out of South Carolina State, not many knew who Javon Hargrave was. Even his first time on a national stage, an injury replacement for the Senior Bowl, made him essentially unrecognizable; his red, nameless jersey, white, blank helmet for the final practice where he ended up dominating. That caught…


Film Room: The Importance Of Javon Hargrave Against New England

When you think of the big names that will shape Sunday’s affair between the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots, the usual suspects come to mind. Names like Le’Veon Bell, Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger but one player who is perhaps not getting the recognition he deserves for his importance in…


Film Room: Steelers’ Pass Rush Showing Cracks

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ pass rush has, generally speaking, been really good this year. They’ve gotten home with the front four and finished plays, something they were unable to do last season. One of the biggest underrated reasons why the Steelers’ sack numbers are so high this year is due to…


Steelers Say They Want To Get Javon Hargrave More Playing Time

It’s a good problem to have. But still, a problem, and one we’ve discussed a dozen times on this site. How does Javon Hargrave get more snaps? It’s a question the Pittsburgh Steelers are still asking themselves. With the bye week, the assistant coaches talked to the media and John…




2017 Midseason Player Evaluations: NT Javon Hargrave

With the Pittsburgh Steelers coming off their bye week and there soon being little to talk about in the interim outside of returning players, now would be as good a time as any to take a look back on what’s transpired this season and give out some mid-year player evaluations. The team…


Steelers’ Defensive Charting: First Six Weeks

As usual, our charting for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense. This is out of 372 snaps, excluding the ones that didn’t involve a snap. Personnel groupings. 3-4: 147 (39.5%) Nickel: 130 (34.9%) Dime: 90 (24.2%) Goal Line: 4 (1%) 3-5-3: 1 (.3%) Add up the nickel dime and the Steelers have…



Steelers Vs Jaguars X Factor: Defensive Line

As we will do every Saturday to get you ready for the week’s game, our X Factor of the week. Sometimes it’s a player, unit, concept, or scheme. What will make or break the Pittsburgh Steelers as they host the Jacksonville Jaguars. X Factor: Defensive Line It was too difficult to choose just…