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No more Hardy with the Panthers

Sep 7, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy (76) against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL is an interesting place to be for players like Greg Hardy and Ray Rice. After spending the majority of the 2014 season on the commissioner’s exempt list while his domestic violence charges play out in court, Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy is likely to hit the free agent market in March.

Reports out of Carolina are that the team is not expected to bring back Hardy although he had 15 sacks and went to the Pro Bowl the season before. This could get interesting to see which teams show interest in players like Hardy after spending the season with those commercials featuring Eli Manning staring uncomfortably at the camera in an attempt to have the league “take a stand” against domestic violence.

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