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Sunday, December 30, 2012
Greg Hardy unlikely to play for Panthers

By Pat Yasinskas

The Carolina Panthers reportedly could be without defensive end Greg Hardy in Sunday’s season finale at New Orleans.

Joseph Person reports Hardy did not travel with the team Saturday. Hardy was excused from practice all week while dealing with a family issue. Hardy has had the best season of his career, recording 11 sacks.

If Hardy doesn’t play, Frank Alexander and Mario Addison likely would share time at his position.