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Daniel Hardy | Tight End

Team: Minnesota Vikings
Age / DOB:  (27) / 9/7/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 249
College: Idaho
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Vikings waived TE Daniel Hardy and OG Butch Lewis.
They were both signed to reserve/future deals in the winter. Hardy was a 6-foot-4, 249-pound H-back made expendable by fourth-round rookie Rhett Ellison. Wed, May 2, 2012 03:14:00 PM

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Vikings signed TE Daniel Hardy and G Jose Valdez to reserve/future contracts.

A seventh-round pick of the Bucs, Hardy was waived in September after making seven catches for 80 yards during the preseason. A two-year veteran out of Arkansas, the Falcons gave Valdez a look at left tackle during their preseason finale, but he's yet to make a regular season appearance.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 10:49:00 PM

Bucs waived TE Daniel Hardy.

A seventh-round pick, Hardy hauled in four catches for 80 yards during the preseason. Luke Stocker will serve as Kellen Winslow's primary backup at tight end this season.
Tue, Sep 6, 2011 10:28:00 PM

Bucs signed No. 238 overall pick TE Daniel Hardy to a four-year contract.

The seventh-rounder earned all-Conference honors while posting a 32/545/1 line as a senior despite missing five games with a broken arm. A work in progress as a blocker, Hardy may spend his first season bulking up on the practice squad.
Tue, Jul 26, 2011 05:19:00 PM

Buccaneers selected Idaho TE Daniel Hardy with the No. 238 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

Hardy missed five games last fall thanks to a broken arm, but is considered a solid pass catcher that operates well in motion. He is an unaccomplished blocker, however, and will likely have to bulk up this summer if he's to earn a spot on the Bucs' 53-man roster.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 06:54:00 PM

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