Panthers RE Greg Hardy's franchise tag is of the "non-exclusive" variety.
RE Greg Hardy is set to make $13.116 million in 2014 according to recently announced franchise tag salary numbers.
Panthers assigned the franchise tag to RE Greg Hardy.
The Charlotte Observer reports the Panthers remain in long-term talks with free agent RE Greg Hardy, and that the sides have had "ongoing negotiations."
Speaking Thursday, GM Dave Gettleman called RE Greg Hardy part of the Panthers' free agency "puzzle," but emphasized the team is "cap-challenged."
Free agent RE Greg Hardy is looking for a bigger contract than the Panthers gave LE Charles Johnson in July of 2011.
The Panthers and impending free agent RE Greg Hardy have yet to begin contract negotiations.
The 2014 franchise tag for defensive ends is expected to be worth roughly $12 million.
Panthers GM Dave Gettleman hinted that there's a possibility the team could let impending free agent RE Greg Hardy walk.
Impending free agent RE Greg Hardy said he's not opposed to the franchise tag.
Impending free agent Greg Hardy said he'd be willing to give Carolina a hometown discount.
Panthers RE Greg Hardy did not start Sunday's Week 13 game against Tampa Bay after being late to a team meeting.
The Panthers have been negotiating with RE Greg Hardy about the possibility of getting a long-term deal done before Week 1.
Panthers RE Greg Hardy said his personal goal is to record 50 sacks this season.