Michael Bennett says he would not want Greg Hardy in the locker room

Sunday November 8th, 2015

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is not sure he would want Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy as a teammate.

“As a teammate, I'm not sure I'd want him in the locker room,” Bennett said of Hardy, reports NFL.com’s Henry Hodgson. 

Hardy was signed by the Cowboys in the off-season after missing most of last year due to a suspension stemming from domestic violence charges. The case was eventually dropped after an appeal. Friday, Deadspin published photos showing injuries Hardy inflicted to ex-girlfriend Nicole Holder in May 2014. 

According to his arrest warrant, Hardy, then a member of the Carolina Panthers, injured Holder by grabbing her and throwing her to the floor and into a bathtub. The police report said he strangled her and slammed her against a futon, which Holder later alleged was covered by “assault weapons and/or shotguns.”

• ROSENBERG: Shouldn’t have taken photos to stir outrage over Hardy’s actions

Saturday, Hardy expressed regret for the incident on Twitter. Hardy was suspended for the first four games of this season due to the case. In three games this season, he has recorded three sacks for the Cowboys.

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