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NFL Notes: Greg Hardy, Browns, Giants, Saints, Steelers

Greg Hardy Joel Corry of CBS Sports mentioned in an interview with Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer that Panthers impending free agent DE Greg Hardy could be “too toxic” to secure a long-term contract on the open market. “We’re talking about a 15-sack guy. Pass rushers are paid a premium typically, and ones in the primes of their career usually don’t hit the market...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera: Hardy 'probably' won't play for Panthers this year

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he's ''probably'' given up hope of Greg Hardy playing this season following the NFL's decision Tuesday to suspend Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for the remainder of the year. Peterson pleaded no contest Nov. 4 to misdemeanor reckless assault for injuries to his 4-year-old son. Hardy, a Pro Bowl defensive end, was placed on...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Greg Hardy of the Carolina Panthers one of the 10 biggest turkeys in the NFL?

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and we all know what that means. Family, friends, good company (hopefully,) and a whole lot of white wine. To help get you ready for the big holiday we have compiled a list of the ten biggest turkeys in the NFL today. Maybe it’s trouble with the law, maybe they hit their kid, or maybe we just don’t like the cut of their jib. These guys...
Via cover32 - Panthers
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Rivera thinks Greg Hardy should return to Panthers

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy saw his domestic abuse trial postponed until after the end of the NFL season, which means that he’s likely going to stay on the NFL’s commissioner’s exempt list for the rest of the year. For those of you who aren’t familiar with that the commissioner’s exempt list is, it pretty much equates to paid leave. Minnesota Vikings running...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Panthers
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...
Via Sportsnaut
September 04, 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...
Via Sportsnaut
May 15, 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...
Via cover32 - Panthers
April 28, 2014  |  1 Comment

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