DALLAS, TX (The Spread) - Roger Goodell and the NFL has suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy 10 games for conduct detrimental to the league.
Hardy spent all but one week on the Commissioner's Exempt List in 2014 after he was charged and convicted by a judge last summer of assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend. The state dismissed both domestic abuse charges against him in February.
The Cowboys signed Hardy to a one-year, $11.3 million deal back in March but the team protected itself financially by tying up to $9.25 million of Hardy's one-year, $11.3 million deal in per-game roster bonuses. Per NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Cowboys "at most" expected Hardy to receive a six-game suspension when they signed him.
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