"I think anytime you get hurt it [stinks]," Hardy said. "It's just not fun. You rather be out there playing than sitting around watching. This year, in particular, if this didn't happen, I could have turned the season around and had a better year and who knows what would happen for next year. So, yeah, that screws up a lot. Once it happened, I knew what was going to happen. I think at that point, I still could have turned my season around, I had every intention of doing that and once this happened and it actually showed a crack, then it was kind of like, 'Well, that's it for that.' "