Javon Hargrave

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…


Javon Hargrave Isn’t Playing Enough (And That’s A Big Problem)

The Pittsburgh Steelers are enjoying some of the best defensive line depth they’ve had in years. And it’s been tested and weathered after losing Stephon Tuitt on the second play of the season. But one of those pieces, a bonafide budding star, is too often helmet in hand on the…



Javon Hargrave Not To Blame For Poor Showing Against The Run

I said earlier today that the only thing that has been consistently good for the Pittsburgh Steelers so far has been the performance of wide receiver Antonio Brown, but perhaps that is not entirely fair, even if it might be technically true. When he has been on the field, second-year…


Steelers Vs Bears Winners/Losers

*fires self into the sun* WINNERS Javon Hargrave: Hargrave was basically the only defender to consistently make a positive impact today. Even when doubled or triple-teamed, he still found ways to get pressure and racked up his second sack of the season. He’s a star in my eyes and soon…



Film Room: Javon Hargrave Embarrasses J.C. Tretter

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year defensive tackle Javon Hargrave did not log for himself a heaping helping of snaps during Sunday’s regular season opener—just 25 of 66 defensive snaps—but he made the most of the snaps that he did get, and that included registering a sack, while nearly having another to his…


2017 NFL Week 1: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to the weekend. The 2017 NFL season got underway Thursday night and we were treated to the New England Patriots losing at home to the Kansas City Chiefs 42-27 at home. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith had a very solid game…