Scott Fowler

February 28, 2014 7:44 PM

Panthers made right move keeping Greg Hardy

The team used its franchise tag on Greg Hardy on Friday, about 72 hours before the NFL deadline to do so. They protected themselves by doing that, ensuring that the one scenario that absolutely couldn’t happen wouldn’t happen: Hardy walking out the door with no compensation due the team.

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