Originally written on Fox Sports Carolinas  |  Last updated 9/20/13
The transformation happens on Fridays. Hes Greg Hardy Monday through Thursday of game weeks. Hes the Kraken come Friday. The signature face paint resembling a pro wrestler wont come until Sunday neither will the pre-game name tag he displays on the back of his jersey. But the beast appears on Friday. You get into predator mode and its time to go kill, Hardy said. Everything else is natural. Hardys always had an appetite for quarterbacks but doesnt remember the exact game the Kraken alter ego was created. He remembers seeing the nickname on a Panthers message board two years ago and it all developed from there. It was one game in a losing season just got pissed and my big thing was just going to war. I was just like this is not a game anymore. We get paid for this. You can get fired tomorrow. You can get killed out here. This is war. Theres no guns, but its war, Hardy said. So I just painted up my war face, do my thing, rally the troops, and get the crowd going. He may have f...
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