Who dares stand against me NOW?
— The Heavy-bot, confidently playing PASS Time
The Gridiron Guardian is a community-created cosmetic item for the Heavy. It is a robotic version of the Football Helmet.
The Gridiron Guardian was contributed to the Steam Workshop.
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May 17, 2013 Patch #1 (Robotic Boogaloo)
- The Gridiron Guardian was added to the game.
July 7, 2016 Patch #1 (Meet Your Match Update)
- [Undocumented] Added Strange quality.
- In the Robotic Boogaloo video, the Football Helmet is used to show the new robotic hats, the result of which is this item.
- The item's description is a reference to the Montreal Alouettes, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and the Saskatchewan Roughriders, three teams in the Canadian Football League. The Montreal Alouettes won the Championship twice against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, in 2009 and 2010.