Justin Hartwig

Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 312
College: Kansas
Birth Place: Mankato, Minnesota
Draft: 2002 6th round (15th pick) by the
  • Le'Veon led the NFL in the 'Bell Cow Average' in 2016
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    Le'Veon led the NFL in the 'Bell Cow Average' in 2016

    There is more than a little irony to the stat put out by Pro Football Focus on Twitter on Friday is called the Bell Cow Average. The irony is because the leader in this new combo stat is Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell. I think we all recognized that Bell was a huge part of the Steelers’ offense, but to see the gap between he and Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson is truly enlightening. Johnson checks in at No. 2 a full 14 percent behind Bell. To further illustrate just how much the Steelers used Bell, here’s another number to think about. Bell ran more pass routes per game than Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. While these sort of numbers really do a great job

  • NFL Network analysts draft Top 10 players of 2017
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    NFL Network analysts draft Top 10 players of 2017

    NFL Network is getting ready to release their Top 10 players of 2017 on Tuesday, and this is of particular interest to the Pittsburgh Steelers because they have two players on the list. Not sure where wide receiver Antonio Brown and running back Le’Veon Bell will land, but NFL Network decided to draft the final 10 guys to see how that might shake out. Here’s how NFL Network analysts Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah broke them down in a mock draft format. 1-Aaron Rodgers, quarterback Green Bay Packers 2-Tom Brady, quarterback New England Patriots 3-Von Miller, linebacker Denver Broncos 4-Khalil Mack, linebacker Oakland Raiders 5-Julio Jones, wide receiver Atlanta Falcons 6-Le’Veon Bell, running

  • The Charlotte Observer

    Paul Zeise: T.J. Watt ready to ease James Harrison's burden

    James Harrison is one of those rare athletes who has seemingly defeated Father Time. He is a notorious workout fiend who spends thousands of dollars on massages and acupuncture in order to keep his body in top condition. He never looked like an aging player last season and could conceivably be productive for three or four more years. He's also 39, which means regardless of how much time, money and effort he puts into keeping his body in NFL shape, his career is winding down. That's why the Steelers drafted T.J. Watt in the first round and why Watt's development will be key to the Steelers defense this season. It's a lot of pressure to put on a rookie, but Harrison needs rest. He can't play as