The Cowboys got a couple of defensive players back at practice this week with defensive end Anthony Spencer returning from injury and cornerback Orlando Scandrick getting his suspension wiped out, but it wouldn’t be the 2014 Cowboys defense if there weren’t also some bad news in the mix. Linebacker Rolando McClain missed a second straight…
With Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy clumsily placed on an exempt list that wasn’t really intended to provide teams with a way to, as a practical matter, suspend players with pay, the 49ers continue to refuse to take action of any kind with defensive end Ray McDonald. They’ve been…
Cam Newton is in full bloom; Jason Garrett is running the ball. Will wonders never cease? Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White takes his weekly spin around the league, finding more than a few surprises along the way. I was probably one of the few NFL commentators who applauded the Panthers' decision to move on from wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. Show More Summary
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White has some hardware to hand out. This week, a certain Dallas Cowboys linebacker everyone wrote off gets the coveted Hoss of the Week award. I don't think anybody was more skeptical of Rolando McClain than I was when the Cowboys signed him this offseason. Show More Summary
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Catching up on the non-Greg Hardy happenings around the Carolina Panthers: Defensive end Frank Alexander, suspended for the first four games for violating the league's substance abuse penalty, made a rare appearance...Show More Summary
The media has been focusing on Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, but what Panthers Pro-Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy was convicted of in July is truly gut-wrenching. He's also still on an NFL roster.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The San Diego Chargers used a former college basketball player turned tight end to score three touchdowns on the Seattle Seahawks defense this past weekend. So, as the Denver Broncos prepare for the Super Bowl rematch...Show More Summary
It was easy to lose sight of everything but the paid vacation given to Panthers defensive end Greg hardy yesterday, but the Panthers had some other stuff going on. According to Bill Voth of Black and Blue Review, they had to practice without seven starters, and they were down to one healthy running back. The…
Mathias Kiwanuka is concerned with the NFL’s increasingly tarnished image. The Giants defensive end said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has “mishandled” the recent domestic violence and child abuse issues that have come to light
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera was explaining on Wednesday the decision to place Pro Bowl defensive end Greg Hardy on the NFL commissioner's exempt list -- which amounts to a paid leave of absence while Hardy appeals...Show More Summary
Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has taken a voluntary leave of absence and will be placed on the NFL's exempt list while he appeals an assault conviction stemming from an attack on his ex-girlfriend in March.
“This is a fluid situation.” That was the mantra during a Wednesday afternoon press conference, during which the Carolina Panthers announced defensive end Greg Hardy had agreed to go on the exempt list at least through November, when his appeal of his domestic assault case is set to go before a jury. Hardy will be […]
Before Wednesday, it would have been hard to find many people who knew the NFL's exempt/commissioner's permission list existed. Now, two of the league's best players are on it. The Vikings used the little-known list to deactivate running...Show More Summary
The Panthers announced they've placed Greg Hardy on the exempt-commissioner's permission list, meaning the Pro Bowl defensive end has been removed from the team's active roster until his domestic violence case is resolved.
J.J. Watt has done just about everything there is to do as a defensive end for the Texans, so he expanded his portfolio against Oakland last weekend. Watt played a couple of snaps at tight end during the 30-14 victory and caught a touchdown pass from quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. Watt said Wednesday, via Art Stapleton…
Greg Hardy will go on the exempt list as the Panthers defensive end awaits a jury trial following his July 15 conviction of assault on a female and communicating threats.
The Carolina Panthers have removed defensive end Greg Hardy from their active roster as he appeals his conviction for domestic abuse charges. It had been rumored the team would place Hardy on the exempt list, as the Minnesota Vikings did hours earlier with running back Adrian Peterson, who is charged with child abuse. Show More Summary
Ray McDonald, a defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers, was arrested on August 31 on charges alleging he assaulted his pregnant fiancee. Despite the charge, the 49ers have decided that McDonald will be allowed to continuing playing this season. Show More Summary
For the second time today, a high-profile NFL player facing legal trouble has been banished from his team. Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will, like Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, go on the commissioner’s exempt list until is legal case has run its course. Hardy is awaiting a jury trial on a domestic violence charge.…
The Panthers defensive end will not take part in team activities until his trial is complete. Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy will be placed on the team's exempt/commissioner's exception list, which removes him from team activities for an indefinite about of time, the team announced on Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary