With all doors to the NFL seemingly closed, former Pro Bowl defensive lineman Greg Hardy is taking his talents indoors, signing with the Richmond Roughriders of the American Arena League, the team announced Friday on its Facebook page. Continue reading Former NFL player Greg Hardy signs with minor league indoor football team
One day after announcing the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles would be leaving it up to the fans on if they would offer former NFL Pro Bowl defensive lineman Greg Hardy a contract, the results are in.
In minor league indoor football, you do whatever you can to make news and get attention, which potentially leads to fans in the arena on gameday.
The Salt Lake Screaming Eagles are the poster child for this sort of things, being run as a “fan”chise where fans make all the decisions, including what uniforms the team will wear, and what plays the team will run during the game.
That fan power has now extended to what players they will sign, as the team apparently has reached a deal with serial domestic abuser Greg Hardy, formerly of the Dallas Cowboys.