The Colts will be the first team featured in an in-season edition of HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” it was announced during the “Thursday Night Football” game between the Giants and Washington.
The inside look at Indianapolis’ late-season run will premiere Nov. 17 and continue every week through the end of its season. This will be the first time the Colts have been featured on any edition of “Hard Knocks” since the show was introduced in 2001.
What is ‘Hard Knocks’?
“Hard Knocks” is a reality sports television documentary produced by HBO Sports and NFL Films. It began airing in 2001 with the Ravens and has followed NFL teams every year since 2007 (except 2011) after a hiatus from 2003-06.
The series, which is narrated by Liev Schreiber, shows the personal and professional lives of NFL players, coaches and staff. It also follows important storylines, such as rookies or journeymen on the team, as it progresses through training camp and preparation for the season.
Who was on ‘Hard Knocks’ this year?
The Cowboys were featured on “Hard Knocks” for five episodes through the 2021 preseason.
Among the chief storylines was the journey of offensive lineman Isaac Alarcon, who is part of the NFL’s International Player Pathway program. He is signed to the team’s practice squad.
The series also showed segments of player development, including this teaching moment between veteran wide receiver Amari Cooper and second-year wideout CeeDee Lamb.
The Cowboys’ final episode of “Hard Knocks” aired Sept. 8. It featured former outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware giving advice to rookie linebacker Micah Parsons on how to play against Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
Who was previously on ‘Hard Knocks’?
Here are the NFL teams that were previously featured on “Hard Knocks”:
|Kansas City Chiefs||2007|
|New York Jets||2010|
|Los Angeles Rams||2016|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||2017|
|LA Rams, LA Chargers||2020|
|Indianapolis Colts||Fall 2021|