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Greg Hardy’s Day At ESPN Included Kraken Swag, Panthers Talk, & Challenging LeBron James

Last Tuesday Panthers DE Greg Hardy signed his franchise tender as Hardy and his agent try to workout a long-term deal with Carolina. With this move, Hardy is guaranteed his $13 million salary and it applies to the Panthers salary cap immediately. Although mandatory team activities don’t begin for awhile, Hardy is now required to attend them since he signed his tender.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/10/2014

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Mike Florio Talks Steve Smith And Greg Hardy

Mike Florio, from ProFootballTalk.com, stops by for his weekly 8 AM visit to discuss all the goings on in the NFL.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/05/2014

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Andrew Brandt: Tag Gives Panthers Leverage With Hardy

Andrew Brandt, from Sports Illustrated’s Monday Morning Quarterback and former Packers executive, talks with Mac and Jim about the Panthers use of the franchise tag on Greg Hardy, the Steve Smith situation, Drew Rosenhaus and re-signing Cam Newton.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/04/2014

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AP Source: Panthers Hardy Signs Franchise Tender

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says defensive end Greg Hardy has signed his franchise tag tender with the Carolina Panthers.


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Bill Voth: Hardy Deal Is Probably A Rental Situation

Bill Voth, who covers the Panthers for SportsXchange as well as working with the Sporting News and several other outlets, joined Mac and Jim to discuss the Panthers off-season moving and shaking, including Greg hardy, Steve Smith, the offensive line and primary targets for re-signing.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/03/2014

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Jason La Canfora: Panthers Have To Bring Smitty Back For One More Year

NFL Insider, Jason La Canfora, from CBS and CBSSports.com joins the Mac Attack to discuss keeping Hardy, prioritizing Ginn and Mitchell, winning with an offense that’s seen as the weakness, trying to replace Jordan Gross, the Steve Smith situation and Jim Harbaugh not playing nice in the Bay Area.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/03/2014

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Offseason Podcast: Replacing Gross, Tagging Hardy and Offseason Priorities

Colin Hoggard and Danny Guy discussing moving on (both in free agency and the draft) after Jordan Gross retires, the impact of tagging Hardy, priorities in the secondary and can the Panthers afford to part ways with 89?

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–03/02/2014

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Panthers Use Tag To Keep DE Hardy; Re-sign K Gano

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers used the franchise tag on Greg Hardy on Friday, preventing the outspoken defensive end from hitting the free agent market.


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Offseason Podcast Ep. 1: Exploring Greg Hardy’s Future

Our first offseason podcast builds on the question ‘Should the Panthers Pay the Kraken?’ Colin Hoggard and Danny Guy discuss the options for the Panthers, from most to least likely and why the Panthers can be ok if the big fella ends up leaving.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–02/21/2014

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Carolina Panthers Not Making Off-Season Moves…Just Yet

There is worry that the Carolina Panthers are being too quite about free agency.

CBS Sports Radio 1660–02/18/2014