Greg Hardy visits Cowboys

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Former Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy visited the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday.

Hardy and the Cowboys are engaged in ongoing negotiations, but an agreement has not been reached, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Hardy will remain in Dallas overnight and is scheduled to take a physical with the Cowboys in the morning, a source told Schefter.

Hardy's visit with the Cowboys was reported earlier Tuesday by

Hardy also has garnered interest from the Seahawks and Buccaneers, sources tell ESPN's Ed Werder.

Hardy, 26, was a 2013 Pro Bowl selection after leading Carolina with 15 sacks, tying a team single-season record.

Carolina placed the franchise tag on Hardy in February 2014, guaranteeing him $13.1 million for the season. On May 13, he was arrested and charged with assaulting and threatening to kill ex-girlfriend Nicole Holder.

A Mecklenburg (North Carolina) County judge found Hardy guilty on July 15. The verdict was set aside when Hardy requested a jury trial.

All charges were dropped on Feb. 9 because Holder refused to cooperate with the district attorney's office after receiving a financial settlement from Hardy.

Hardy was placed on the inactive list before the second game this past season and the commissioner's exempt list before the third game until his domestic violence case was resolved.

While the charges were dropped, Hardy remains on the exempt list as the NFL conducts its own investigation into whether he violated the league's personal conduct code. He is eligible to sign with a team while he's on the exempt list.

The Panthers drafted the former Ole Miss standout in the sixth round of the 2010 draft. Hardy started 39 games between 2011 and 2013. He has 34 career sacks. Panthers reporter David Newton contributed to this report.

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