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Hardy on Panthers: Just a nameless, faceless opponent


Greg Hardy will face his former team, the Carolina Panthers, on Thanksgiving. If the Dallas Cowboys pass rusher has any latent emotions about the reunion, he wasn't revealing them Sunday.

"Just a nameless, faceless opponent," Hardy said, via "Next game. Got to stay focused."

Every game, all season

Hardy gave similar responses when further prodded. When asked if he still has friends on the team, he replied: "Which team?"

The Panthers drafted Hardy in 2010. After being franchise tagged in 2014, he played just one game before being placed on the Commissioner's Exempt List following his arrest on domestic violence charges.

When asked how he keeps the Panthers as an amorphous, faceless opponent, Hardy said he just focuses on the Cowboys.

"Just stay in the game with my teammates," Hardy said. "Got a great bunch of guys. And focus on the next game."

Hardy was credited with two tackles and a half a sack in his first win in a Cowboys jersey Sunday. He has 4.5 sacks in six games in 2015.