Known during last year’s Hard Knocks as 7-Eleven because he was “always open” during Dolphins training camp, receiver Chris Hogan will get an extended chance to show that he can do it during a game that counts. With Stevie Johnson and Robert Woods out for the Bills on Sunday, Hogan and Marcus Easley will be…
Oh no! It’s Monday! Well back to work everyone… and by work I mean back to looking at photos of people parking poorly. It’s a hard knock life. If you’ve got some shots of people parking badly send them in to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to use the word “PARKING” in the subject line and let us know what name [...]
This clip from the New York Jets edition of Hard Knocks is all you need to know about the efficacy of fighting and physical confrontations. Vernon Gholston was the sixth overall pick in the 2008 draft, a physical specimen who was, even...Show More Summary
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith says hazing and bullying doesn't exist on the team, even though he didn't believe it at first. After watching the rough initiations on HBO's Hard Knocks, Smith prepared...Show More Summary
On Monday, Joe Flint of the Los Angeles Times had an interesting column in which he spoke at length with NFL Network President and Chief Executive Steve Bornstein. I'd recommend reading the whole thing for some interesting tidbits on...Show More Summary
I recently wrote an article about rubber wedding rings after seeing an NFL player wearing one on HBO’s show Hard Knocks. The company which sells the wedding rings somehow discovered my article, contacted me, and offered to send me some rings. A couple weeks later a package arrived. When I opened the package I was Keep Reading ?
In this episode of the Internet's best Hard Knocks parody, we still have a mysterious holdout, say goodbye to a beloved athlete and grow. Yes, I think it's safe to say we all grow in the second and penultimate episode of Little Knockers. For...Show More Summary
Luckily it looks like they've got enough sunshine to keep the filming rolling. We've gotten plenty of sneak peeks of Quvenzhané Wallis on the set of Annie, but she's not the only one hard knock life at work. Rose Byrne has made her appearance on set alongside Jamie Foxx! But they weren't alone because Rose's main man, [...]
Participation in HBO's reality series Hard Knocks is now required by the NFL, but NBC Sports did the math and found that few teams are eligible. Had new rules been in place this year, only five teams would have been eligible: the Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Oakland Raiders, and St. Show More Summary
HBO's Hard Knocks series will go on indefinitely and not just because it makes for compelling television, but because the league has the authority to mandate that teams be on the show.
Most NFL coaches aren’t eager to have their teams sign up the HBO “Hard Knocks” training camp series that is filmed every summer. In fact, they’re so reluctant that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will compel them to participate. But Jim … Continue reading ?
When we wrote this morning about different coaches’ opinions on being forced to allow the Hard Knocks cameras into their training camps, some members of PFT Planet commented that there are so many exemptions to the rule compelling teams to appear on Hard Knocks that some years, there might not be any teams that can…
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians says he’ll fight it if the NFL tries to force his team to appear on Hard Knocks. But 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh says he’d welcome it. “There’s going to be teams that are going to be on Hard Knocks and that seems like a popular thing and something people want to…
The NFL has quietly passed a rule during its fall meeting that will force one franchise per year to be filmed for HBO’s Hard Knocks. The news came the same day that the league was fending off some negative PR over PBS’ premiere of the football concussion docu League Of Denial and President Obama weighing in on the Washington Redskins nickname flap. Show More Summary
Hard Knocks is NFL Films/HBO's chronicle of one NFL team's training camp. It shines a spotlight on the workings of camp, such as underdogs trying to make the team. (One of the more amusing highlights was the 2010 season, featuring the...Show More Summary
Mike Florio runs through top headlines around the NFL including the league’s right to force a team to participate in HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” how games in London will shake down, and if Tony Gonzalez’s career will come full circle in Kansas City.
TEMPE, Ariz. – If the NFL chooses the Arizona Cardinals to appear on the hit documentary-style series “Hard Knocks,” it better get ready to battle Bruce Arians. The Arizona coach said during his weekly segment on SiriusXM NFL Radio that...Show More Summary
The NFL has decided that, if there are no volunteers for Hard Knocks, the league will appoint someone to do it. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians nevertheless insists his team won’t comply, if it ever comes to that. “I think it’s a total distraction, and I think it’s an embarrassment to players,” Arians told Bill Polian…
Fans of HBO's Hard Knocks are in luck, because you will get to see the show year after year, regardless of whether a team wants to be filmed or not. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport (h/t The Big Lead) reports teams will now receive what can only...Show More Summary
The news that the NFL has implemented a permanent "Hard Knocks" rotation got us thinking... Which teams would we most want to see on the show next summer? (Never too soon, right?) Without further ado, counting down from five... 5. Denver Broncos — John Fox is a semi-interesting man to talk to off-camera, but somewhat painful on it. Show More Summary