1. State of the DTs: Rogers, Browns' Defense Must Sync to Improve in 2009

    This article is one of eight in B/R contributor Jack Harver's "State of the DTs" series, introduced here. Shaun Rogers' first season in Cleveland was a tale of two contrasting stats lines...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about 5 years ago 192 reads 3 comments

  2. State of the DTs: If Healthy, All-Pro Jenkins Keys Jets' Bully Defense

    [This article is one of eight in B/R contributor Jack Harver's "State of the DTs" series, introduced here.] Kris Jenkins has conquered the kind of medical and personal problems that claim careers...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about 5 years ago 255 reads 4 comments

  3. State of the DTs: After Getting Paid, How Will Haynesworth Fit in DC?

    [This article is one of eight in B/R contributor Jack Harver's "State of the DTs" series, introduced here.] In sports, big paychecks come with big expectations. (The same should—but can't—be said about all industries...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about 5 years ago 245 reads 5 comments

  4. State of The DTs: Dockett's Strong Postseason Could Mean Stardom in 2009

    [This article is one of eight in B/R contributor Jack Harver's "State of the DTs" series, introduced here.] Coming into last season's playoffs, Darnell Dockett—like the Cardinals ...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about 5 years ago 105 reads 0 comments

  5. State of the DTs: Can Dallas' Ratliff Earn a Second Pro Bowl Selection?

    [This article is one of eight in B/R contributor Jack Harver's "State of the DTs" series, introduced here.] At 6'4" and 295 pounds, Dallas' nose tackle Jay Ratliff is too svelte to fit the stereotypical mold for his position in the Cowboys' 3-4 defense..

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about 5 years ago 239 reads 4 comments

  6. State of the DTs: Cracks in Vikings' Williams Wall, or Just Minor Issues?

    [This article is one of eight in B/R contributor Jack Harver's "State of the DTs" series, introduced here.] Albert Haynesworth's biggest competition for NFC Pro Bowl honors will come from Minnesota defensive tackles Kevin and Pat Williams...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about 5 years ago 371 reads 7 comments

  7. State of the DTs: Haynesworth's Move Affects NFC, AFC Pro Bowl Hopefuls

    [This article introduces B/R contributor Jack Harver's "State of the DTs" series. Follow the links for more.] Becoming a Pro Bowl defensive tackle is a bit like getting a star on Hollywood's ...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about 5 years ago 227 reads 1 comments

  8. Rookies Monroe, Britton Bring Depth and Competition to Jaguars' O-Line

    In the NFL, riches in the trenches are never an embarrassment. When the Jaguars signed free agent tackle Tra Thomas to a three-year contract on March 9, their offensive line situation became stable, if not solid...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about 5 years ago 238 reads 2 comments

  9. Jaguars' Rashean Mathis Offers Stability in a Shaky Secondary

    [Author's note: This article was inspired as a rebuttal to this piece by B/R scribe Daniel Shanks.] Some guys are just really good at their jobs...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about over 5 years ago 373 reads 1 comments

  10. What If...2003 NFL Draft: Jaguars Rush to Podium for Terrell Suggs

    On the first day of the 2003 NFL Draft, as the Minnesota Vikings' time with the seventh overall pick was running out, the Jaguars had filled out a draft card and were prepared to go on the clock...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about over 5 years ago 1,796 reads 7 comments

  11. Ted Monachino Heads List of Five Coaches Who'll Make or Break the Jaguars

    This article should be taken with an important grain of salt: every coach's job is critical, especially on a team like this year's Jaguars...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about over 5 years ago 760 reads 2 comments

  12. "Uh-Oh:" For Better and Worse, 15 Years of Physicality and Swagger from the Jacksonville Jaguars

    Having overhauled their look and their roster this offseason, the Jacksonville Jaguars are entering what I consider the franchise's fourth era...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about over 5 years ago 668 reads 4 comments

  13. Jags Downsize For '09: Simpler Defense, Smaller Receivers

    When I think about downsizing, John Henderson immediately comes to mind. (No, seriously.) The Jaguars' firing of 2008 defensive coordinator Gregg Williams—trimming his complex, blitz-heavy ...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about over 5 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  14. Heavy Questions For OL Vince Manuwai of the Jacksonville Jaguars

    Standing 6'2" and weighing 336 pounds, you'd figure Jacksonville's Vince Manuwai would be hard to miss. But Jaguars fans only seem to have taken notice of him in his absence this past season...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about over 5 years ago 192 reads 1 comments

  15. Tough Enough? Jags Could Be Outmanned in Trenches

    During his tenure in Jacksonville, Jack Del Rio's Jaguars have been renowned for their smash-mouth, gut-check brand of football...

    Jack Harver Written by Jack Harver about over 5 years ago 194 reads 0 comments