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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

Patriots-Browns matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Nine game between the Patriots and Browns.

Flashback: Browns' recent Week Nine performances

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week Nine contests each of the last five seasons.

Report: Patriots will activate OG Mankins

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
The Patriots will reportedly activate two-time Pro Bowl OG Logan Mankins for Sunday's game against the Browns, a move that is happening much sooner than expected.

Stuckey likes what he's seen from rookie QB McCoy

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
Once Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy got his opportunity to play, his leadership and timing immediately impressed teammate WR Chansi Stuckey, according to AFC North Whispers.

Stuckey key part of Browns' passing attack known for working middle

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 11:19 p.m. ET
Chansi Stuckey leads the Browns' wide receivers in catches and yards, primarily working out of the slot, and enjoys the space afforded to him inside.

Patriots-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Whether the Browns' run defense can slow Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis is a matchup to watch in Sunday's Patriots-Browns game.

Three-and-out with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Each week we'll talk to former Patriots star and current broadcaster Gino Cappelletti. This week, Gino talked about what Logan Mankins' return means for the team and how head coach Bill Belichick prepares his teams to avoid trap games.

Page, Taylor out; Chung questionable for Patriots-Browns

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Patriots RB Fred Taylor (toe) and S Jarrad Page (calf) have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns.

Browns fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the Browns from a fantasy football perspective.

Reports: Browns QB McCoy to get third consecutive start

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy will make his third consecutive start on Sunday against the Patriots with QBs Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace to miss practice again Friday with ankle injuries, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to multiple media ...

Three-and-out with Bengals S Chris Crocker

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Bengals S Chris Crocker, who played three seasons with the Browns (2003-05) at the beginning of his career, and asked him about a couple of Cleveland-related topics, including his take on the 2010 Browns. 

Five questions with Browns WR Chansi Stuckey

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 1:25 a.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Browns WR Chansi Stuckey leading up to the Week Nine game vs. New England to get his thoughts on a variety of topics, including the club's identity.

Patriots-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Nine game between the Patriots and the Browns.

Patriots-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
The battle of the Browns' and Patriots' special teams is a matchup to watch in Sunday's Patriots-Browns game.  

Mangini: Browns won't claim Moss

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Browns aren't going to claim ex-Vikings WR Randy Moss on waivers, head coach Eric Mangini said Wednesday.

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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