Greg Hardy RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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 "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 "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 "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 "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."

  • Cowboys’ ‘woman-beating’ villain turns on own team in tantrum

    New York Post "The Cowboys coughed up a record-setting game-winning kick return, had their most sure-handed player botch a punt in the waning seconds, and saw the quarterback they traded for to save their season throw three second-half interceptions. But none of that was more shocking than seeing Dallas’ Greg..." October 26

  • NFL officials miffed with Greg Hardy's comments "In his first comments since returning from a four-game suspension, Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy showed little remorse, making curious remarks about Tom Brady's wife earlier this week. High-ranking NFL officials, many of whom have spent the last few years changing the way the league handles..." October 11

  • Jason Garrett scolds Greg Hardy: Not how we operate as an organization

    USA Today "Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Greg Hardy was “very receptive” when he spoke to the defensive end about the comments the player made Tuesday about Tom Brady’s wife and other topics that garnered national attention. “Well, we just addressed it immediately,” Garrett said Thursday...." October 08

  • Jerry Jones on Greg Hardy's 'guns blazing' comment: 'Oh my goodness'

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was a little taken aback Wednesday when informed of defensive end Greg Hardy's curious choice of words to describe his return from a four-game suspension stemming from a domestic violence charge. "I hope I come out guns blazing," Hardy told reporters..." October 08

  • Brady on Hardy: 'I don't really care about his personal feelings'

    CSN New England "Tom Brady cut his remarks short during a press conference on Wednesday, walking off the podium at Gillette Stadium after speaking for five minutes. "Thank you. I'm done," he said with a smile. "I got work to do. Thanks, guys." Brady answered a variety of questions during the session, hitting..." October 08

  • Cowboys waive two players to make room for Greg Hardy, Rolando McClain

    Sporting News "The Cowboys will get defensive end Greg Hardy and linebacker Rolando McClain back from suspension this week. To make room for Hardy and McClain on the 53-man roster, the Cowboys announced Monday they had waived defensive tackle Ken Bishop and linebacker Keith Smith. Bishop played in two of..." October 06

  • Jerry Jones speculates that Greg Hardy may be innocent of domestic violence

    The Score "Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones believes defensive end Greg Hardy may not have been convicted of domestic violence because he is innocent. Hardy was initially found guilty of domestic violence in a North Carolina court before a re-trial dismissed him of charges when his accuser did not show up..." September 23

  • Greg Hardy won’t fight four-game suspension

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy has accepted his four-game suspension and will not pursue litigation against the NFL. In the wake of Tom Brady winning a court battle to have his own four-game suspension overturned, there was talk that Hardy might be headed to court as well. But Hardy, who was..." September 10

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    Jon Machota @jonmachota

    Stephen Jones on @1053thefan said the Cowboys are still planning for Greg Hardy to miss the first 4 games, not appeal his current suspension

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    Jason Cole @JasonColeBR

    Source said #Cowboys DE Greg Hardy will discuss appeal of 4-g suspension with #NFLPA now that Brady decision has been made.

  • Roger Goodell silent in appalling appeasement of Greg Hardy

    New York Post "“Attention, NFL shoppers! Don’t miss our closeout sale in the domestic violence section of our suspensions aisle. Today only, 60 percent off!” The NFL has a profound crime problem. That’s a fact. Far too many of its players — college men, too — commit crimes. But does the entire NFL want to fix..." July 17

  • Jerry Jones says Greg Hardy is contrite: ‘I’m glad to have him on the field’

    Dallas Morning News "Jerry Jones said Wednesday that he’s proud of the influence Greg Hardy has had on the Cowboys since signing a one-year deal with the team in March. The Cowboys owner and general manager specifically mentioned Hardy’s passion and competitiveness during offseason workouts. “I’m just glad to..." July 16

  • Decision on Greg Hardy’s next step coming “any time now”

    Pro Football Talk "Over the weekend, it was reported that Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy would decide whether to take legal action in the wake of the appeal ruling that reduced his suspension from 10 games to four early this week. It’s no longer early this week, and there’s been no decision. Per a source with..." July 15

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Cowboys DE Greg Hardy, whose suspension was reduced from 10 to 4 games, still is considering appealing it. Decision to come early this week.

  • Greg Hardy's suspension reduced to four games

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy had his suspension reduced from 10 games to four on appeal by arbitrator Harold Henderson, the NFL announced Friday. The NFL initially suspended Hardy in April for what it deemed to be multiple violations of the league's personal conduct policy during an..." July 11

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    NFL reduces Greg Hardy suspension to 4 games. Drew Rosenhaus said he will confer with Hardy, NFLPA and his lawyers to discuss next move.

  • Source: Greg Hardy will fight anything more than two games

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys defensive Greg Hardy isn’t pleased with his current circumstances, but he has not lost the will to keep fighting to change them. A source close to Hardy tells PFT that Hardy will challenge in court an arbitration ruling that imposes anything more than a two-game suspension against Hardy..." July 08

  • Greg Hardy Reportedly “Losing Some Of His Will” To Fight Suspension

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report spoke to sources close to Cowboys DE Greg Hardy who mentioned that he’s losing some of his will to fight the 10-game suspension handed down from the NFL for his involvement in a domestic violence case that was settled out of court. According to Cole, Hardy may..." July 08

  • By delaying Greg Hardy appeal ruling, NFL controls the message

    Dallas Morning News "Now that Cowboys mini-camp is done and players are about to disperse, you can expect a ruling on Greg Hardy’s appeal in the near future. Those who search for meaning as to why arbiter Harold Henderson has yet to issue a response, those who wonder if this is a good or bad thing, miss the..." June 19

  • On the field, Greg Hardy is impressing in Dallas

    Pro Football Talk "There’s a reason the Cowboys are willing to pay millions of dollars to Greg Hardy even though he missed 15 games last year and is suspended 10 games this year for domestic violence: On the field, Hardy is a great player. Hardy’s work in Organized Team Activities has served as a reminder of that..." June 04

  • Report: Greg Hardy's 10-game suspension appeal set for Thursday

    The Score "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy will have his suspension appeal heard Thursday in Washington, D.C., according to Ed Werder of ESPN. Coming off a season in which he missed all but one game after being placed on the commissioner's exempt list, Hardy will contest the additional 10-game ban..." May 26

  • Suspended Greg Hardy vows to reward Cowboys owner Jerry Jones

    ESPN Dallas "Greg Hardy wants nothing more than to reward Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for ignoring the backlash and investing in the embattled free-agent defensive end. "What I am going to do is make sure Jerry's happy," Hardy told WFAA-TV in Dallas -- his first public comments since joining the..." May 19

  • Report: 10 Guns Seized from Greg Hardy Will Be Sold or Auctioned

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy had 10 guns seized last year stemming from a domestic violence incident. Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s department spokesman Rob Brisley reports that the guns will either be sold or auctioned off at a future date. Brisley indicated that the weapons were..." May 14