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Greg Hardy Suspended

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The defensive end will miss the first 10 games of the season for violating the NFLs conduct policy.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Cowboys will have to wait until about mid-November to play with their newest toy.

Greg Hardy has been suspended 10 games by the NFL for violating the NFLs new personal conduct policy in the 2014 offseason, when he got charged with domestic abuse by his partner Nicole Holder.

Hardy spent all of 2014 on the Commissioners exempt list and the charges were dropped in late 2014 as Holder did not show up to the trial. Commissioner Goodell demanded to see the details of the Greg Hardy case and likely used that to pass judgement on Hardy.

The Cowboys certainly had to be prepared for this when they signed Hardy to a one year $11.3 million contract and they'll be at the center of media attention for the season. Something that we're all willing to let the Cowboys have this year.

It is interesting to see the NFL take on cases like this under a different level of scrutiny since the Ray Rice debacle last offseason. It is clearly apparent that the NFL is showing it's teeth with Hardy and will be using him as a warning to all NFL players to behave themselves.