Greg Hardy Suspension Reduced to 4 Games: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

July 10, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy will be returning to an NFL field sooner than anyone thought.
Arbitrator Harold Henderson ruled the NFL overstepped its bounds suspending Hardy and reduced the 10-game ban to four games, per Jonathan Jones of the Charlotte Observer. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell handed the former Pro Bowler a nearly unprecedented ban in April, citing the league's new policy on domestic violence.
FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo provided Henderson's statement on his decision:
Hardy's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, had this to say about the reduction of his client's punishment, per Ian Rapoport of NFL.com:
Jones gave his thoughts on Hardy's severely reduced punishment:

Hardy appealed the ban, saying he should not be lumped into the new system because his infraction took place before its implementation. Henderson heard Hardy's appeal in May.   
Hardy was placed on the commissioner's exempt list last season after the Carolina P...

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