Greg Hardy RUMORS & NEWS

  • Greg Hardy’s counseling efforts not swaying some teams

    Pro Football Talk "Defensive end Greg Hardy and his agent Drew Rosenhaus have let NFL teams know that Hardy is undergoing counseling and other treatment to curb the bad behavior that has helped keep him unemployed since the end of last season. Ed Werder of ESPN spoke to several NFL General Managers about the..." May 13

  • Greg Hardy, agent informing teams of frequent counseling

    The Comeback "Greg Hardy has been a free agent since March 9 and hasn’t found any NFL teams interested in signing him. His attempt at image rehabilitation in an interview with ESPN’s Adam Schefter was a public relations disaster, failing to convince the public, let alone NFL general managers and coaches, that..." May 12

  • Stephen Jones on Greg Hardy: We gave it a year, it didn’t work

    Pro Football Talk "There was some initial hedging on their part, and they still haven’t filled the vacancy, but enough time has apparently passed that they’re comfortable saying it out loud. The Cowboys are done with Greg Hardy, and have been since the end of the regular season. Owner Jerry Jones said as much..." May 05

  • Jerry Jones closes door on Hardy return to Cowboys

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys went into the NFL Draft with definite needs for a pass rusher. It’s been the elephant in the room the entire offseason, considering the Cowboys had problems rushing the passer in 2015 and then failed to sign any proven pass rushers in free agency. The need at defensive end was..." April 30

  • Charles Johnson’s advice to Greg Hardy: “Don’t do interviews”

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson hopes former teammate Greg Hardy gets another chance in the NFL. Hardy, 27, remains a free agent after completing a one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys, which followed a five-year stint with the Panthers. Carolina opted not to pursue Hardy..." April 08

  • Schefter admits it was a “mistake” to say Hardy “changed”

    Pro Football Talk "ESPN’s Adam Schefter has received plenty of criticism for his interview with Greg Hardy, who showed no remorse over his 2014 domestic violence case. But Schefter says he has no regrets about the interview. Instead, Schefter is saying his one regret is about his declaration after the interview..." April 07

  • Report: Greg Hardy upset that Aldon Smith got new deal

    Larry Brown Sports "Greg Hardy is reportedly quite unhappy that Aldon Smith, another NFL player with a long history of legal issues, is getting another nice payday in the NFL while he waits by the phone. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, Hardy was very upset by the fact that his fellow pass rusher Smith..." April 07

  • Michelle Beadle, who works for ESPN, slams ESPN for giving a Greg Hardy platform

    Washington Post "ESPN aired a segment Tuesday featuring Adam Schefter interviewing Greg Hardy regarding his domestic abuse allegations, and while Hardy’s public image probably stayed largely the same, Schefter and ESPN both found themselves under fire as soon as the interview concluded. In the interview, Hardy..." April 06

  • Greg Hardy’s “Will Play Football For Money” campaign a failure

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Wait ... huh? What does that even mean - “As a man you can’t avoid situations that aren’t your fault or are your fault.” Schefter appeared on The Dan Patrick Show and was asked about his thoughts on Hardy. “I went in with the idea that this guy is a monster; I came out of there with a very..." April 06

  • Greg Hardy refuses to explain what happened

    Pro Football Talk "Free agent defensive end Greg Hardy was given a chance to explain on ESPN what happened on the day he was accused of domestic violence. Hardy declined to explain. In an interview that aired today, Adam Schefter asked Hardy, “How do you explain what happened?” Hardy answered, “I don’t think I..." April 06

  • Greg Hardy's Unemployment Further Exposes The NFL's Insincerity On Domestic Violence

    Forbes.com "When the Dallas Cowboys signed Greg Hardy, he was less than one year removed from getting arrested for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend and threatening to kill her. But now, with that incident even further in the past, Hardy is currently unemployed. His erratic behavior with the Cowboys last..." April 05

  • Steve Smith rips Greg Hardy’s claim

    Pro Football Talk "Unemployed defensive end Greg Hardy is trying to find a way back into the NFL and recently gave an interview in which he claimed he never put his hands on the woman who accused him of domestic violence. Hardy’s former teammate Steve Smith isn’t buying it. Smith posted a snippet of Hardy’s..." April 05

  • ESPN’s NFL Live to Feature Adam Schefter’s Exclusive Interview with Greg Hardy

    ESPN MediaZone "ESPN will air a preview of Adam Schefter’s exclusive interview with NFL free agent Greg Hardy today (Monday) on NFL Live at 2 p.m. ET. The interview will air in its entirety on Tuesday’s NFL Live (2:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2). Schefter, one of ESPN’s top NFL Insiders, conducted the interview this..." April 04

  • Cowboys VP says DE Greg Hardy is 'a free agent we haven't had discussions with'

    Sports Day "The Cowboys refuse to declare publicly that Greg Hardy won't return, but executive vice president Stephen Jones conceded Sunday that the two sides haven't had any discussions. Seven players that were on the Cowboys roster in 2015 have already resigned. The club has had six players from other..." March 21

  • Report: Greg Hardy drawing interest from several teams

    Sportsnaut "Former Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy didn’t draw much interest during the first wave of free agency over the past week-plus. This isn’t due to Hardy’s inability to perform at a high level on the football field. Instead, it’s all about his domestic violence case..." March 17

  • Jason Garrett puts distance between Greg Hardy, Cowboys

    Sporting News "Cowboys coach Jason Garrett all but confirmed Wednesday that the team is moving on from Greg Hardy. When asked by Omnisport at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine about the status of the controversial defensive end, Garrett succinctly replied, "Greg Hardy is a free agent." The headache clearly..." February 25

  • Report: Cowboys done with free agent Greg Hardy after one season

    CBS Sports "Greg Hardy made plenty of news during his first season with the Cowboys, and almost always for the wrong reasons. And now, according to CBS Radio's 105.3 the Fan, the team will part ways with the mercurial pass rusher. Hardy signed a one-year deal with the Cowboys last March and as recently..." February 22

  • Randy Gregory suspension gives Greg Hardy a little leverage

    Pro Football Talk "Even before the Broncos rag-dolled Tom Brady and Cam Newton in back-to-back games, NFL teams knew the importance of having a potent pass rush. Last year, the Cowboys justified their decision to sign controversial defensive end Greg Hardy by pointing to the importance of having good pass..." February 20

  • Cowboys Won't Re-Sign Hardy, DE Partied Throughout Season

    Bleacher Report "After a turbulent first year in Dallas, it appears Greg Hardy's days as a Cowboy are coming to an end. Will the Cowboys part ways with the talented yet troubled defensive end?" January 28

  • Jeremy Mincey: Would be tough for Cowboys to bring Greg Hardy back

    ESPN "Jeremy Mincey had the locker next to Greg Hardy in 2015 and shared a meeting room with him during the season, so his perspective on the Dallas Cowboys defensive end is different than most. Speaking on KDFW-TV on Sunday, Mincey said tension grew around Hardy as the season wore on. "I hate..." January 12

  • Report: Cowboys needed extra support for Greg Hardy

    Sportsnaut "It’s not yet known whether Greg Hardy will return to the Dallas Cowboys for the 2016 season. He’s slated to become an unrestricted free agent in March after signing a one-year deal with the team last summer. Hardy’s one season in Dallas wasn’t necessarily a smashing success. He became what has..." January 07

  • Does Jason Garrett want Greg Hardy back with Cowboys?

    Sports Day "Jason Garrett's responses to questions about Greg Hardy were telling Monday afternoon. The Cowboys head coach provided his shortest answers while discussing the controversial pass rusher Dallas signed to a one-year deal last March. Garrett followed up a 270-word response about Darren..." January 05

  • Petition to kick Greg Hardy out of the NFL has over 70,000 signatures

    CBS Sports "Apparently, there are at least 70,000 football fans out there who would like to see Greg Hardy kicked out of the NFL. A fan in Philadelphia recently started a petition to get Hardy banned from the league and in less than four weeks, that petition has gained more than 70,000 signatures. The..." December 04

  • Cam Newton Voices Support For Greg Hardy, Says He Was ‘Great Teammate’

    NESN "Before Greg Hardy’s domestic violence arrest in 2014, he was one of the NFL’s top defensive ends. And, according to many former Carolina Panthers, Hardy also was a good teammate. Much has changed in public opinion since the arrest, but Hardy remains a friend to many in the Panthers’ locker..." November 26

  • Greg Hardy Cancels Nightclub Event ... Promoter Says

    TMZ "Cowboys star Greg Hardy has CANCELLED plans to host a Thanksgiving party at a Dallas nightclub over fear of more bad P.R. ... this according to the promoter and the club. TBD nightclub in Dallas had been promoting the "Welcome to Dallas" event hosted by Hardy ... set to go down on Thursday..." November 25

  • Greg Hardy told ex-teammate he wants to prove Panthers wrong

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has declared the Panthers “a nameless, faceless opponent” this week, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t still have their phone numbers. Some of the old teammates he left behind in Carolina said they still keep in touch with the controversial defensive end, who..." November 25

  • Sources: Jones, Hardy met to talk conduct issues

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones met recently with Greg Hardy to discuss the defensive tackle's recent behavior, two sources said. The meeting, a week ago Thursday, focused on what Hardy can do personally to avoid creating negative issues for himself, according to the..." November 23

  • Cowboys' support for DE Greg Hardy is waning

    NFL.com "File this under least shocking news to come out of Dallas this season: Support for the mercurial Greg Hardy is beginning to wane among members of the Cowboys' front office. Three sources within the team told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport that Hardy missed several meetings two weeks ago and was..." November 23

  • Greg Hardy “feels like the world’s against him”

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has become in recent weeks the most reviled man in football. And he apparently now realizes it. As explained by Albert Breer of NFL Media, Hardy had a conversation with teammate Jeremy Mincey after Hardy’s recent Twitter faux pas, which prompted yet another..." November 22

  • Cowboys owner Jerry Jones backs off Greg Hardy extension talk

    CBS Sports "As recently as October 27, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said the team "absolutely" wanted to give Greg Hardy a contract extension. This came after Hardy, who served a four-game suspension for a domestic-violence incident to start the season, said he hoped to come out "guns..." November 18

  • Has Jerry Jones changed his stance on a Greg Hardy contract extension?

    Fox Sports "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy hasn't worn out his welcome yet, but owner Jerry Jones is not nearly as supportive of the troubled defender as he once was earlier in the season. Most recently, Hardy was seen yelling at opposing fans in Week 10 at Tampa Bay, and news broke that he missed..." November 18

  • Greg Hardy reportedly fined for missing Cowboys team meeting

    SB Nation "The Dallas Cowboys continue to tolerate defensive end Greg Hardy's behavior, which now includes skipping a team meeting last Thursday. According to the Dallas Morning News' David Moore, Hardy received a fine for missing the meeting, the standard team punishment. Reports that Hardy failed to..." November 18

  • Greg Hardy was late for work, missed meetings last week

    Pro Football Talk "If it wasn’t clear already, it should be perfectly so now. There’s apparently nothing Greg Hardy could do to make the Cowboys punish him now. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the chronically visible for all the wrong reasons defensive end was late for work last Thursday, and missed..." November 16

  • Lawrence Taylor defends Greg Hardy, says he might have been 'screwed' by NFL

    CBS Sports "There are not many people outside the Dallas Cowboys' Valley Ranch facility will to defend alleged woman-beater Greg Hardy these days. But former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has never been one to shy away from controversy. Speaking to the New York Daily News, Taylor said he's happy..." November 16

  • Dallas' Greg Hardy, DeMarcus Lawrence 'had to be separated'

    CBS Sports "The last thing the Cowboys need is more sideline interaction involving Greg Hardy. And of course it happened anyway. According to a report from a sideline reporter for the Cowboys Radio Network, Hardy and fellow pass rusher DeMarcus Lawrence were involved in an altercation on the sideline and..." November 15

  • Greg Hardy blames ex-girlfriend for legal woes in leaked NFL transcript

    CBS Sports "Before Greg Hardy could be reinstated by the NFL back in March, he had to meet with Roger Goodell and convince the commissioner that he deserved a second chance. Hardy missed 15 games in 2014 because he was on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, which meant he couldn't play, but he got..." November 12

  • Greg Hardy declares he's 'innocent until proven guilty' on Twitter bio

    Philly Voice "On the night Greg Hardy was arrested for domestic abuse, according to a report by Diana Moskovitz of Deadspin, Hardy called 911 on ex-girlfriend Nicole Holder, making himself out to be the victim in the incident. Police even took pictures of his face, again via Deadspin. In the wake of the..." November 11

  • Eagles' Kelce: It's 'a joke' that Greg Hardy is able to play so quickly

    Philly.com "Greg Hardy sure loomed large Sunday night. Some of his outsized presence even pertained to football. The Cowboys' indefensible defensive end stunted inside, finally beat Lane Johnson and sacked Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford to end a drive. Why did Hardy matter so much beyond that..." November 09

  • Eagles' Lane Johnson: I put 'extra mustard' on Greg Hardy blocks

    ESPN Dallas "Two of the Philadelphia Eagles linemen who Greg Hardy faced Sunday pulled no punches toward him after the game, wielding inflammatory rhetoric to express their displeasure of the Dallas Cowboys defensive end. While the league and the NFL players' union have declined to comment after photos of..." November 09

  • Cowboys continue to support Greg Hardy, saying he deserves second chance

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys continued to throw their support behind Greg Hardy on Sunday, two days after Deadspin released photos of injuries to Hardy’s ex-girlfriend. “I’ll just say this one thing about the Greg Hardy situation: We as an organization, we don’t condone domestic violence,” Cowboys coach Jason..." November 09

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    Kraken&theNightmares @OverlordKraken

    Just had to say I express my regret 4 what happened in past and I'm Dedicated to being the best person & teammate that I can be

  • Michael Bennett: I wouldn't want Hardy in locker room

    NFL.com "Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett joined NFL Network's GameDay Morning on Sunday and spoke about Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy and the domestic violence incident involving Hardy and his ex-girlfriend. "I'm a father of three daughters so any man that beats a woman, I think that's..." November 08

  • Greg Hardy tweets regret day after graphic photos released

    ESPN "One day after photos of the bruised ex-girlfriend from his domestic violence case were released by Deadspin, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy took to social media and expressed regret for "what happened in [the] past." In a series of posts on Twitter on Saturday night, Hardy also said he..." November 08

  • Greg Hardy refuses to comment on photos of ex-girlfriend’s injuries

    SI "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy declined to speak to the media on Friday after Deadspin published photos showing injuries Hardy inflicted on his ex-girlfriend Nicole Holder in a May 2014 incident. In a bench trial in July 2014, Hardy was found guilty of assaulting a female and..." November 07

  • Report: Cowboys didn’t have access to Hardy victim photos before signing

    Pro Football Talk "So far, the Cowboys haven’t commented on the photos of Greg Hardy’s accuser, which were published for the first time this afternoon. And there could be a reason they’re withholding comment. According to Mark Maske of the Washington Post, a source said the photos “were not accessible to the..." November 07

  • Hardy, Haley huddle should continue

    Covers.com "It was hardly surprising when sources told The Sports Xchange Wednesday that Hall of Fame defensive lineman Charles Haley met with Dallas Cowboys perpetual tantrum, Greg Hardy. They talked for almost a half an hour behind closed doors Wednesday and then hugged it out afterward. It wasn't their..." October 29

  • Cowboys want to sign Greg Hardy to extension, VP Stephen Jones says

    Sporting News "The Dallas Cowboys say they won’t punish Greg Hardy for his sideline antics on Sunday. In fact, team vice president Stephen Jones says he’d like to sign the controversial Hardy to a contract extension. Asked during a radio interview Monday if the Cowboys are interested in a long-term deal..." October 27

  • Greg Hardy was late for practice last week, Cowboys had to cover for him

    Yahoo! Sports "The Dallas Cowboys and defensive end Greg Hardy entered into a business arrangement this offseason. The Cowboys chose to ignore a lot of red flags because they needed his talent for their defense. The problem is that Hardy has been a huge disruption, so much that you wonder if the Cowboys are..." October 27

  • Jason Garrett: Greg Hardy won't face discipline after special-teams spectacle

    ESPN "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Monday that Greg Hardy won't be disciplined after the defensive end was involved in altercations with an assistant coach and some teammates on Sunday, but he needs to do a better job of "channeling" his emotions. Garrett, who was standing next to Hardy..." October 26

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    Jon Machota @jonmachota

    Would Cowboys be interested in a long-term deal with Greg Hardy? Stephen Jones on @1053thefan: "Absolutely. Very much a possibility."