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Greg Hardy | Defensive Lineman | #76

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (28) / 7/28/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 280
College: Mississippi
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (175) / CAR
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Agent Drew Rosenhaus says "several teams" have expressed interest in free agent Greg Hardy.
"Teams have shown interest, but nothing is imminent. I can't sit here and say I'm overly optimistic," Rosenhaus told PFT Live. Hardy spent 2016 out of the league due to his off-field issues. He was listed among the veterans in April's Spring League, but there hasn't been any buzz since. Despite the reported interest, Hardy remains unlikely to make a comeback. Jul 15 - 11:15 AM
Source: PFT Live

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Free agent Greg Hardy is amongst the veteran free agents taking part in this month's "spring league."

The league, which is not affiliated with the NFL, is conducting itself at The Greenbrier in West Virginia. Joining Hardy will be Ahmad Bradshaw, Kellen Winslow and Ben Tate. Although hastily thrown together and drawing little buzz, the league figures to attract scouts. Hardy could look amazing — which he almost certainly will — but it won't matter. The league has moved on from his off-the-field issues.
Apr 6 - 5:16 PM

Free agents DE Greg Hardy, TE Kellen Winslow, CB Brandon Browner, and RB Ben Tate will all play in next month's three-week Spring League.

Not associated with the NFL, the Spring League will be held at The Greenbrier in West Virginia from April 16 through 26. There will reportedly be four teams playing a total of six games. Hardy is still just 28 but has had numerous run-ins with the law in recent years and spent 2016 out of the league.
Mar 22 - 9:37 AM

Free agent Greg Hardy pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drug charge Friday morning.

Hardy was originally charged with a felony after police found a small amount of cocaine on him during a traffic stop last September, but he pleaded down to a lesser charge which comes with "strict conditions." As part of the agreement, Hardy will serve two years of probation, community service, and pay a $500 fine. Hardy has said he is training for a career in mixed martial arts.
Mar 4 - 10:43 AM

Free agent Greg Hardy has decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.

This effectively ends his football career. Hardy's career was probably over anyway as teams seem to have washed their hands of him. The 28-year-old was one of the league's top pass rushers a few years back but his off-field baggage eventually became too much for him to overcome. "I'm very focused and excited to start my MMA career," said Hardy said in a statement to MMAFighting.com. "I'm going to do this the right way, I can assure you of that." Hardy's announcement comes only two weeks after his arrest for cocaine possession.
Source: ESPN.com
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 11:27:00 AM

Updating a previous item, free agent Greg Hardy was arrested and charged with felony possession of cocaine in Richardson, Tex. late Sunday night.

Hardy was pulled over for not using his turn signal. Police asked to search the vehicle. Hardy granted them permission, and they found a baggie of cocaine in Hardy's wallet. Hardy said it was put in there by someone else because he was passing his wallet around at the bar, paying for everyone. Police also found a weed grinder and membership cards for gun ranges. None of it is going to go over well with the league or the 32 teams. His career is likely over.
Source: TMZ Sports
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 07:51:00 PM

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth's Pat Doney reports free agent DE Greg Hardy was arrested for possession of a controlled substance in Richardson, Tex. on Monday.

Details aren't yet known, but this isn't going to help Hardy's chances of getting back into the league. The 28-year-old worked out for the Jaguars back in July. He hasn't drawn a sniff of known interest since then.
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 06:21:00 PM

The Washington Post reports the Redskins are not considering free agent Greg Hardy.

This is how "Report:" tango goes. It's not like ESPN's Ed Werder conjured his report out of thin air. Either way, beat writer Mike Jones' report means that even if Hardy was at one point a consideration, he probably isn't anymore. Hardy is facing the same bad math with all 32 teams. The need isn't likely to outweigh his toxic reputation.
Tue, Jul 26, 2016 02:21:00 PM

ESPN's Ed Werder reports the Redskins have had "internal discussions" about signing free agent DE Greg Hardy.

The Redskins' thin pass rush just loss Junior Galette for the season, and GM Scot McCloughan hasn't been shy about adding players with "character concerns," real or imagined. Hardy's are very real, but he's a dominant pass rusher who remains in his physical prime. The Redskins would be an unsurprising team to take the plunge. Perhaps no organization in the league is more used to bad PR.
Tue, Jul 26, 2016 01:19:00 PM

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell confirmed there are "no imminent plans" to sign free agent DE Greg Hardy.

Jacksonville made waves by working out Hardy last week, but it appears they were just updating their emergency list. "It was an opportunity for us," Caldwell said. "Here was a guy who was a franchise defensive end that was on the street and we tried to find out the facts of where he’s at, the truth behind him and everything that surrounds him and just do our homework." It sounds like Hardy could be an option for the Jags down the road, but for now his wait goes on.
Mon, Jul 25, 2016 11:06:00 AM

Both Profootballtalk and ESPN's Adam Schefter report the Jaguars have no immediate plans to sign free agent Greg Hardy.

Per a league source via PFT, the Jags "wanted to learn more about Hardy so that they’ll know more about him if at some point down the road they need him." The Jags are essentially updating their emergency list. Of course, they're also almost certainly gauging public reaction to the pariah Hardy's visit. The Jags are Hardy's only-known workout of the offseason.
Thu, Jul 21, 2016 08:53:00 PM

The Florida Times Union reports the Jaguars aren't on the verge of signing free agent Greg Hardy.

Per reporter Ryan O'Halloran, "nothing" is imminent. As Profootballtalk's Mike Florio theorizes, the Jags could have leaked Hardy's workout to gauge public reaction before signing him. Needless to say, it's not going to be good. The Jags have a young defensive line, but it's deep on paper. Hardy would be a luxury, but isn't a necessity.
Thu, Jul 21, 2016 07:39:00 PM

NFL Network's Rand Getlin reports free agent DE Greg Hardy worked out for the Jaguars.

Per Profootballtalk's Mike Florio, Hardy spent two days in Jacksonville. SI's Albert Breer says the Jags have been considering signing Hardy since the spring. It's surprising on a number of levels. Hardy hadn't generated an iota of interest this offseason, while the Jags are viewed as having one of the league's deepest and youngest front sevens. Of course, you can never have too many pass rushers, but Hardy has disgraced himself over and over again.
Thu, Jul 21, 2016 07:18:00 PM

ESPN's Ed Werder reports the "prevailing opinion" around the league is that "nobody wants" free agent Greg Hardy.

On top of being a total headcase, Hardy didn't produce when on the field last season with the Cowboys. He has a history of domestic violence, and has also been known to skip practices with Carolina and Dallas. Agent Drew Rosenhaus has tried his best to spin Hardy into an understanding light, saying Hardy has sought treatment, but it's not enough to get Hardy another chance.
Fri, May 13, 2016 10:57:00 AM

Profootballtalk reports free agent Greg Hardy has informed teams he's sought mental health treatment.

Specifically, Hardy has "sent to all teams detailed information regarding the activities in which (he's) been engaged in order to identify and cure any and all disorders that may have contributed to past misbehavior, on and/or off the field." It's an important step, but Hardy could already be in "too little, too late" territory. He hasn't generated an iota of interest in free agency.
Thu, May 12, 2016 01:52:00 PM

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