On Tuesday, head coach Joe Philbin announced that the Dolphins will be the seventh NFL franchise to be featured on “Hard Knocks,” HBO’s reality documentary series that chronicles a team’s journey through training camp.
The series returns this year after a one-year hiatus caused by last summer’s NFL lockout. With a handful of teams declining the opportunity to participate and speculation building, Philbin’s announcement had the Twitterverse buzzing. Here’s some of the reaction from around the league:
When I met with Stephen Ross at lg meetings, Mia’s big word was “transparent.” Not stunning, then, to see Mia go “Hard Knocks.”
— Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) May 29, 2012
It’s a hard knock life for us, It’s a hard knock life for us…
— Jared Odrick (@JaredOdrick98) May 29, 2012
— Billy Dowling (@BDowling33) May 30, 2012
I hope HBO finds way to profile PR man Harvey Greene, a true character who “survived” thru Steinbrenner, Shula, Parcells, J. Johnson, Saban.
— Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) May 29, 2012
1 other first here would be that the Dolphins are the first team to host Hard Knocks on site, at their facility. HBO prefers off-site camp.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 29, 2012
— Jason Taylor (@JasonTaylor) May 29, 2012
The Decision:HBO is taking its talents to South Davie…
— Andrew Brandt (@adbrandt) May 29, 2012
— Reggie Bush (@reggie_bush) May 30, 2012
It’s a hard knock life for us lol #Dolphins
— Mike Pouncey (@MikePouncey) May 30, 2012
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