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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 WRs Massaquoi, Cribbs miss practice with concussions

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Browns WRs Mohamed Massaquoi and Joshua Cribbs sat out practice Wednesday with concussions sustained in Cleveland's 28-10 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Mangini: McCoy to start if injured Delhomme, Wallace don't "progress"

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Browns QBs Jake Delhomme and Seneca Wallace were to miss practice Wednesday with ankle injuries, and head coach Eric Mangini said rookie Colt McCoy would start Sunday at New Orleans if Delhomme and Wallace were unavailable.

Browns place DE Smith, OT Pashos on I.R.

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The Browns placed DRE Robaire Smith and ORT Tony Pashos on injured reserve and signed WR Yamon Figurs and OL Paul McQuistan, the club announced Wednesday. Smith has a back injury, while Pashos suffered an ankle injury in the Week ...

They Said It: Browns Tuesday edition

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of Browns quotes from the last two days.

Browns-Saints matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Saints game.

Browns rookie report: Week Six

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the contributions made by Browns rookies this season.

Browns' 60-second rant: Browns face major challenge

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Browns are more vulnerable now than at any point this season, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Eric Mangini hot-seat meter: No change, but wins needed

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
The Browns are 1-5, but they have been competitive in every game, and rookie QB Colt McCoy played well in his first start Sunday. The record doesn't reflect well on head coach Eric Mangini, but the other factors do.

Browns MVP Meter: Week Six

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Browns' top five team MVP candidates through six games.

Harrison unapologetic for violent play

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison was unapologetic for his hits, saying he is out to hurt any opposing player who comes near him on the field.

McCoy shows promise in first start

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Browns QB Colt McCoy's first NFL start was filled with positive signs. 

Browns WRs Cribbs, Massaquoi have concussions

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Browns WRs Joshua Cribbs and Mohamed Massaquoi suffered concussions in Sunday's loss to Pittsburgh, head coach Eric Mangini said Monday. Both players left the game in the second quarter of Cleveland's 28-10 loss after being hit in the ...

Browns' players of the week

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:24 a.m. ET
Here are the Browns' players of the week on offense, defense and special teams for Week Six.

Browns-Steelers wrap-up notes

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:18 a.m. ET
Here's a wrap-up look at Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns NT Rubin will continue to hold off Rogers

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
Although Shaun Rogers had been expected to hold down the Browns' NT spot, Ahtyba Rubin has won the job and shows no sign of relinquishing it, according to AFC North Whispers.

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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