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Carolina Panthers: Bright spots amidst dull start

The Carolina Panthers haven’t exactly started the 2014 season as they had expected, and it could be argued the problems began right after last season ended. From the retirement and unceremonious release of team leaders to the franchise quarterback’s off-season ankle surgery and sack leader Greg Hardy’s domestic violence issues, the Panthers understood the road back to the playoffs...
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: Greg Hardy placed on NFL Exempt List

The Carolina Panthers placed defensive end Greg Hardy on the NFL Exempt List Wednesday afternoon after days of extensive external pressure on the team to take action on the Pro-Bowler in the wake of the NFL’s recent domestic violence issues. Placing Hardy on the NFL Exempt List suspends him from all team activities indefinitely, which in this case would most likely be tied to his...
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers deactivate Greg Hardy

With all that has been going on in the NFL the last week, the Panthers had little option but to sideline their star pass rusher Greg Hardy. Though the NFL was quick to give Ray Rice an indefinite ban after video of his domestic abuse incident came to light, they have yet to punish Hardy, who has already been found guilty of domestic violence and is in the appeal process right now...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Hardy's 'Kraken' face paint now an NFL uni code violation

Wear your socks too high and put on some face paint prior to the start of a game. Two things that the NFL will fine players for this season.  Violations this season include Greg Hardy face paint. #Panthers — David Newton (@DNewtonespn) September 4, 2014 ESPN’s David Newton had this to say about the new rule.  Team officials confirmed the face paint...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Greg Hardy Has Crazy Eyes

Carolina Panthers star defensive end Greg Hardy has earned a reputation around the NFL as one of the league’s most dominant defensive ends with a colorful personality and negative off-the-field history. As you can see in the video below, Hardy, nicknamed “The Kracken,” decided to increase his level of fear factor ahead of Sunday night’s preseason battle against the Kansas...
Via Gridiron Grit
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Mailbag: What’s next for Greg Hardy?

It’s time for our Weekly Mailbag! Remember that if you’d like your question answered, tweet it to us @Cover32_CAR or ask it in the comments section. Now for this week’s question. So Greg Hardy was found guilty but isn’t going to jail. What does this mean for him on the field in 2014 for the Carolina Panthers though? -Bill in Roanoke, VA For those who didn’t see, Hardy was...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers' Greg Hardy found guilty of assault on girlfriend

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has been found guilty of assault and communicating threats against his girlfriend. Hardy, 25, allegedly attacked and attempted to strangle his girlfriend Nicole Holder over her relationship with rapper Nelly. “When he let go of me, . . He got on top of me and strangled me,” Holder said about the attack. “He looked into my eyes and...
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Nelly the cause of Hardy's domestic violence arrest?

You simply cannot make this stuff up. According to the Greg Hardy’s girlfriend, Nicole Holder, he attacked her because of a short-lived relationship she had with hip-hop artist Nelly.  According to court documents, Nicole Holder stated Greg Hardy was angry b/c of her short-lived relationship w the rapper Nelly. — Joe Person (@josephperson) May 15, 2014 If you remember correctly...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Hardy allegedly strangled girlfriend, threatened to kill her

Greg Hardy was released on bond Wednesday, a day after being arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence charges. According to The Charlotte Observer, Hardy is accused “of throwing girlfriend Nicole Holder to the floor and into a bathtub, slamming her against a Futon and “strangling” during an argument at his home.” Police were called to the […]
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

The Panthers restructure Greg Hardy’s contract

The Carolina Panthers used their franchise tag on defensive end Greg Hardy back in February. He has a $13.1 million salary this season and wasn’t scheduled to receive any of it until September. However, to quell the threat of Hardy skipping out on offseason workouts, Carolina has agreed to restructure the deal and give the stud defensive end a $1.3 million advance of the salary...
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April 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

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