Quarterback Aaron Rodgers will take pleasure in at the least one side of the New York Jets being featured as this summer season’s crew on HBO’s “Laborious Knocks.”
“Pay attention,” Rodgers instructed Vern Glenn of KPIX from the American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe, per Bridget Hyland of NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. “One of many solely issues I like about ‘Laborious Knocks’ is the voice of God who narrates it, Liev (Schreiber), I hope I get to satisfy him.”
Again in June, Jets head coach Robert Saleh didn’t hide his feelings about not wanting “Laborious Knocks” cameras round throughout Rodgers’ first coaching camp with the group following the signal-caller’s commerce from the Inexperienced Bay Packers earlier this spring.
Nevertheless, Mike Florio of Professional Soccer Discuss talked about on June 26 that the Jets fell amongst eligible groups for this system as a result of they do not have a brand new head coach, have not been to the playoffs for both of the previous two seasons and have not been on the present within the final 10 years.
“Hard Knocks” showcased the Jets again in the summertime of 2010.
“The Jets technically can’t decline, though the NFL sometimes doesn’t make a crew undergo ‘Laborious Knocks’ when it doesn’t wish to,” Florio added. Rodgers urged he and the Jets had little say within the matter.
“However look, I perceive the attraction with us,” Rodgers continued. “There’s plenty of eyes on me, eyes on our crew, plenty of expectations for our squad. They compelled it down our throats and we’ve acquired to take care of it.”
Together with being a four-time NFL Most Worthwhile Participant and a future Corridor of Famer now working within the nation’s largest sports activities market, Rodgers can be an outspoken particular person with a history of producing headlines by way of controversial feedback. Simply final month, the 39-year-old was warmly obtained at a psychedelics conference, the place he referred to as for decriminalizing so-called “magic mushrooms.”
The New Orleans Saints, Chicago Bears and Washington Commanders had been additionally eligible for the preseason version of “Laborious Knocks.” Respectfully, none of them are as attention-grabbing because the Rodgers-led Jets heading into coaching camp.