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Montario Hardesty

Montario Hardesty - #20 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 02/01/1987
Birthplace New Bern, NC
College Tennessee
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 2nd round, 27th pick by Browns

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
65 271 1

Browns rookie report: Week 10

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season.

Browns' 60-second rant: McCoy's time has come

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
If only for the sake of continuity, the Browns need to stick with QB Colt McCoy in Week 11 and beyond in 2010.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: Marginally warmer

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
The Browns are one loss away from undoing, from a record standpoint, all of the good work they did in wins at New Orleans and vs. New England, and it's on head coach Eric Mangini to make sure Cleveland ...

Browns MVP Meter: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through nine games.

Browns players of the week: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week 10.

Can Browns shake hard-to-figure heartbreaker?

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
An incredibly tough set of circumstances faced by the offense, coupled with a defense that finally broke at the worst possible time, spelled defeat Sunday for the Browns, which now must rebound quickly from a 26-20 OT loss to the ...

Reports: Browns ORG Yates out for season

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Browns ORG Billy Yates will miss the rest of the season witth a biceps injury, head coach Eric Mangini said Monday, according to multiple media reports. Also, OLB Scott Fujita will be out "a little while" with a knee injury ...

Report: Cribbs has four dislocated toes

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Browns WR-KR Josh Cribbs reportedly dislocated every toe on his right foot except for his big toe in Sunday's loss to the Jets.

Jets-Browns recap notes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
Here's a recap of the second half and overtime of Jets-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.

Sanchez-Holmes TD in OT gives Jets the win

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
Santonio Holmes scored on a 37-yard touchdown pass from Mark Sanchez with 16 seconds left in overtime, giving the New York Jets a 26-20 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday for their eighth straight regular-season road win.

Three Browns starters out with injuries

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Browns OLB Scott Fujita, RS-WR Josh Cribbs and CB Sheldon Brown left Sunday's game vs. the Jets because of injuries.

Jets-Browns first-half notes

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Here are notes on the first half of Jets-Browns from a Cleveland perspective.

Jets-Browns prediction

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening believes the Jets' defense will be the difference in their matchup at Cleveland. 

Mack key part of Browns offense starting to finish games

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
As the Browns have established a distinctly physical tone on offense, C Alex Mack has played a key role.

Flashback: Recent Week 10 Browns performances

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 9:01 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week 10 contests each of the last five seasons.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 18, 2012
If starter Trent Richardson continues to be bothered by a rib cartilage injury, Hardesty could be in line to see extended action against the Colts Sunday.||||||| Richardson, who suffered the injury against the Bengals Sunday, is expected to start. However, the Browns figure to be monitoring him closely. Chris Ogbonnaya could also see more touches if Richardson is limited.
Posted Aug. 19, 2012
Coach Pat Shurmur said Sunday that Hardesty is making the most of increased playing time since Richardson had knee surgery Aug. 9.||||||| Except for Hardesty's costly fumble on the first play at Green Bay on Thursday, the third-year running back is showing the style the Browns expected when they made him a second-round choice in 2010.
Posted Aug. 07, 2012
If Trent Richardson can't play Friday, Hardesty will get the chance to show if he has progressed.||||||| A second-round choice from Tennessee in 2010, he tore up his left knee in the preseason that year and missed the entire season. In sporadic time a year ago, he rushed for 266 yards in 10 games. Hardesty, in better shape now after dropping about 10 pounds down to 215, is eager to play.
Posted Oct. 31, 2011
Hardesty is active against Baltimore after missing four games with a calf injury. Hardesty was set to make his return last week at Cincinnati but aggravated his injury during warmups.||||||| With Hardesty back and Peyton Hillis healthy after missing five games with a hamstring injury, the Browns are as healthy on offense as they've been all season.
Posted Oct. 30, 2011
Hardesty has left Cleveland's game against the San Francisco 49ers with a calf injury, leaving the Browns without their top two running backs.||||||| Hardesty injured his calf in the second quarter Sunday and was not on the field for Cleveland's first drive of the third quarter. The Browns said his return was "possible."

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