Former Dallas Cowboys defensive finish Greg Hardy, who stays unsigned after a scattered 2015 deteriorate revolving around his domestic assault box in North Carolina, has been arrested on a heroin possession assign in Texas.
Jail orator Tim Weed in a Dallas suburb of Richardson pronounced Hardy was arrested early Monday and requisitioned on a assign of possession of a tranquil substance. He was expelled on $5,000 bond Monday afternoon.
The 2013 Pro Bowl actor was pulled over late Sunday night for disaster to vigilance a left turn, and a hunt of his car suggested what military pronounced was heroin and an object containing pot remnants, according to military documents.
Hardy told military he didn’t know what was in a bag that military pronounced contained cocaine, and Hardy pronounced somebody gave him a bag during a celebration a prior night.
He had dual sacks of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in his initial half of a diversion final deteriorate and collected 4 sacks in his initial 4 games, though he had only one pouch and dual half-sacks in a final 8 games.
The Cowboys’ coaches credited him with 35 tackles and a team-high 32 quarterback hurries. He also had 5 tackles for loss, an interception and a forced fumble.
Hardy did not furnish a pouch sum a Cowboys had in mind when they sealed him to a one-year understanding value as most as $13.1 million final year. That understanding contained no guaranteed money, and since of a cessation and disaster to strech any of his pouch incentives, Hardy warranted roughly $8.8 million.
He also warranted courtesy off a field. In his initial extended open comments after a execution of his suspension, he pronounced he would come out “guns blazing” and done inapt comments about Brady’s wife. On during slightest dual occasions, Cowboys manager Jason Garrett had to pronounce to Hardy about his Twitter feed. Owner and ubiquitous manager Jerry Jones also had a sit-down assembly with Hardy after in a season.
Though a charges from his 2014 domestic assault box were forsaken and Hardy’s record was expunged, Deadspin expelled photos in Nov from a night of a occurrence between Hardy and ex-girlfriend Nicole Holder that showed bruising to her back, jaw and feet.
In an talk with ESPN, Hardy pronounced he was an “innocent man” and denied he had ever put his hands on a woman. Of a photos, he said: “Pictures are cinema and they can be done to demeanour like whatever they wish to.”
Hardy was a Pro Bowl preference in 2013 when he had a career-best 15 sacks. He has 40 sacks in his career.
ESPN Cowboys contributor Todd Archer and The Associated Press contributed to this report.