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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' wide receivers must capitalize if targets increase

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday, we'll highlight a Browns player, coach, executive, personnel group or other area of the team that is most under scrutiny. This week, we take a closer look at the Browns' passing game.

Browns QBs Delhomme, Wallace to miss practice

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Browns QB Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace, who have sat out the last two games with ankle injuries, will miss practice Wednesday, head coach Eric Mangini said, according to the team. Rookie Colt McCoy, who has made two consecutive starts ...

Holmgren insists he's focused on current role

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 10:32 p.m. ET
Browns president Mike Holmgren indicated Tuesday he is committed to his current job, but the former Seahawks and Packers head coach's future in football was a topic of discussion at his press conference.

Browns' 60-second rant: Holmgren clear on wanting WRs to be targeted more

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
Of the many interesting things Browns president Mike Holmgren said Tuesday, his remarks about how the club's wide receivers are used in offensive coordinator Brian Daboll's scheme were especially notable. Holmgren, in short, made it clear he wished ...

Holmgren: Mangini will make call on whether McCoy starts

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Browns president Mike Holmgren said Tuesday that head coach Eric Mangini will make the call regarding whether Colt McCoy will be the club's starting quarterback going forward in 2010.

Reports: Browns unlikely to be suitors for Moss

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Browns are unlikely to be suitors for former Vikings WR Randy Moss, Browns president Mike Holmgren indicated Tuesday, according to multiple media outlets.

Patriots-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Patriots-Browns game, namely Browns TE Benjamin Watson against the Patriots' pass defense.

They Said It: Browns Monday edition

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of Browns quotes from Monday's media interview availability. All quotes are from transcripts provided by the club.

Browns starting quarterback still unknown

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Browns still haven't determined who their starting quarterback in Week Nine vs. the Patriots, as veterans Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace are each recovering from high ankle sprains.

Five questions with PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
PFW Browns correspondent Tony Grossi, the Browns' beat writer for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, recently took time out to answer five questions about the club entering the bye week.

Flashback: Browns' recent Week Eight performances

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week Eight contests each of the last five seasons.

Browns want to get Rogers playing time at end

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Browns NT Shaun Rogers, who was a disruptive interior rusher in the win at New Orleans, also saw time at defensive end, and head coach Eric Mangini wants to continue giving him work at that position, too.

Three-and-out with Browns P Reggie Hodges

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
What punter taught the Browns' Reggie Hodges a rugby-style kick that has served him very well this season? Read on to find out more.

Report: Wallace wants Browns to settle on one QB

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
Browns QB Seneca Wallace said Wednesday that the team should settle on one starting quarterback when the team's quarterbacks are healthy, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported.

Browns bye-week reflections

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
With the bye week upon us, here are seven reflections on the Browns entering their off week.

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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