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Giants are one of 3 Hard Knocks finalists

RodneyHamp : 4/29/2014 12:10 pm
Along with the Bears and Steelers, according to twitter.
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RE: Mara should just bar the camera crews  
Chris in Philly : 4/29/2014 12:28 pm : link
In comment 11644034 Sneakers O'toole said:
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from camp. Just refuse access and take the league on.


That's an even bigger distraction than just doing it...
Coughlin would spit nails!  
TC : 4/29/2014 12:28 pm : link
If they have an ounce of sense, they'll decide to annoy someone else.
the show really is pointless  
Greg from LI : 4/29/2014 12:29 pm : link
As a one-time special? Sure, but it's pretty much the same thing every year just with different teams. It's as predictable as can be.
here are the post hard knocks results - up to 2010  
Blue Baller : 4/29/2014 12:30 pm : link
How teams fared after appearing on HBO's "Hard Knocks":
Year Team Record
2001 *Ravens 10-6
2002 Cowboys 5-11
2007 Chiefs 4-12
2008 Cowboys 9-7
2009 *Bengals 10-6
2010 *Jets 11-5
* - Made playoffs
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CIP  
Sneakers O'toole : 4/29/2014 12:30 pm : link
It would be an external distraction. Something the players have to answer on their down time. But the actual work at camp would be undisturbed. There would be no intrusion to that work.
Settle down...  
Chris in Philly : 4/29/2014 12:31 pm : link
nancies:

@mikefreemannfl: NFL's Greg Aiello on report that Bears, Giants, Steelers are finalists for Hard Knocks: "totally inaccurate."
Just as an aside  
bceagle05 : 4/29/2014 12:33 pm : link
I read an article around the time Steve Sabol died, emphasizing just how important this show was to him. He tried for YEARS to have a show that got behind the curtain during training camp. I agree that it's gotten a little redundant, but it's still NFL Films and it's still the Giants. It's five or six extra hours of Giants programming this summer.

And as others have pointed out, everyone will do it at some point. Might as well get it over with now.
RE: I'd love it.  
NYG007 : 4/29/2014 12:36 pm : link
In comment 11644013 bceagle05 said:
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It's a good show and we'd all watch every second of it. Hope we get the nod.


Yes, and I don't think it impacts our team all that much. With all the new faces, might help them gel
This year  
AnishPatel : 4/29/2014 12:36 pm : link
is an interesting year with a new offense and such. I hope we get it. I want to see how Coughlin does things. He may not be here too much longer, so it would be great to see an inside access to how he coaches and how we do things.

I hope we get it.
RE: RE: I don't have HBO anymore and won't get it to watch this  
T-Bone : 4/29/2014 12:36 pm : link
In comment 11644052 Go Terps said:
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In comment 11644027 rsjem1979 said:


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Frankly I don't know how the show's formula remains interesting when it's been the same for years now.

Coaches are going to discuss cut decisions and yell at players who blow assignments. Players will laugh and make goofy jokes and make rookies sing their college fight song. There will be fights at practice. There will be a Cinderella story who ends up getting cut at the last moment. Some vet will give it "one more shot" and share a tender moment with his wife and family.





But you don't want to see Abby in the latest fall fashion seeing Eli off to camp?

I can't imagine a more boring show. And on top of that, I don't care for showing guys as they get cut. Really lame.


With Terps here on this one. The show is just boring to me. I haven't watched more than an episode (and only parts of that) since the thing has been running. I don't have HBO either anymore, nor would I get it for this, but if the Giants were selected I MIGHT be more interested... but I really doubt I'd be there for every show or DVRing it.
I think the show itself is a decent show  
Sneakers O'toole : 4/29/2014 12:36 pm : link
I just don't think the decision should be taken away from franchises whether or not it's right for them. Camp is important, and I think that team's should have the ultimate power to decide what goes on at camp.
I do have HBO and I won't watch it  
Go Terps : 4/29/2014 12:38 pm : link
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I  
mitch300 : 4/29/2014 12:39 pm : link
watch it every season. Having my Giants on it would be great.
I don't have HBO either  
Sneakers O'toole : 4/29/2014 12:39 pm : link
I usually catch the reruns a year behind.
I wonder  
mitch300 : 4/29/2014 12:40 pm : link
if them playing in the HOF game makes a difference either way. Has there ever been a team that was on that played in the HOF game.
I can see Coughlin now -  
I Love Clams Casino : 4/29/2014 12:42 pm : link
"Get THAT camera outta here!! You wanna tell the entire country what plays we run?"

To me, this sucks...it's an unnecessary distraction. Imagine filmmakers shoving a camera in your face while you were at work....showing everybody what mistakes you made, etc etc.

I hate it....

I hope Coughlin finds some passive aggressive way to completely thwart all of their efforts....
RE: I wonder  
bceagle05 : 4/29/2014 12:43 pm : link
In comment 11644101 mitch300 said:
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if them playing in the HOF game makes a difference either way. Has there ever been a team that was on that played in the HOF game.


I had the same thought. I doubt they'd set up shop for an extra week.
So much handwringing over nothing.  
Ten Ton Hammer : 4/29/2014 12:43 pm : link
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RE: RE: I don't have HBO anymore and won't get it to watch this  
rsjem1979 : 4/29/2014 12:44 pm : link
In comment 11644052 Go Terps said:
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But you don't want to see Abby in the latest fall fashion seeing Eli off to camp?

I can't imagine a more boring show. And on top of that, I don't care for showing guys as they get cut. Really lame.


I wouldn't mind seeing Abby in a lot of things, but "fall fashion" isn't among them.
Coach Coughlin would hate it  
GiantJake : 4/29/2014 12:46 pm : link
I'm not saying that I wouldn't enjoy watching it, but I like the Giants to have as little distraction in camp as possible.
Sounds  
Big Al : 4/29/2014 12:51 pm : link
Good to me.
I'm not sure  
Randy in CT : 4/29/2014 12:52 pm : link
how bad it would be for the team. Though it would be great to watch.
We know Mara opposes it  
Sneakers O'toole : 4/29/2014 12:53 pm : link
he was one of, if not the only, owners that spoke publicly on the issue when the policy was passed by the ownership vote.
Someone better  
Big Al : 4/29/2014 12:54 pm : link
tell the TV crew to set their watches ahead 5 minutes.
In the 8 seasons of Hard Knocks  
sjnyfan : 4/29/2014 12:58 pm : link
4 have made the playoffs, including 3 of the last 4. The furthest a team has made it in the playoffs are the 2010 Jets who lost in the AFC Championship to the Steelers.
RE: RE: I wonder  
Mad Mike : 4/29/2014 12:58 pm : link
In comment 11644108 bceagle05 said:
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I had the same thought. I doubt they'd set up shop for an extra week.

If that was a concern for them, I imagine they wouldn't have included the Giants in the last round of finalists in the first place.
It's still possible  
Sneakers O'toole : 4/29/2014 12:59 pm : link
that the team that ends up doing it is one that volunteers too.
The NFL just wants  
smshmth8690 : 4/29/2014 1:00 pm : link
to give John Conner more face time.
At  
NJGiantFan84 : 4/29/2014 1:02 pm : link
this point, if true, I'd be surprised if the Giants didn't get it. So many stories with this team right now.
What's annoying to me is that some teams  
Mad Mike : 4/29/2014 1:05 pm : link
have apparently volunteered, or at least shown interest, but the league is still going to force a team. Maybe all the interested teams have done it before, and the league wants to rotate it, but it's annoying to force a team that's not interested (which is all 3 finalists), when someone else is happy to step up.

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ďThere were a lot of discussions with clubs at the March meeting [in Orlando, Fla.],Ē NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said during the Associated Press Sports Editors meetings in New York on Thursday. ďThere are several clubs that are interested in doing this. I just donít have an update on which club, whether itís going to be a volunteer or if itís somebody who is going to have to fulfill the obligation. But Iím sure that decision will be made pretty soon.Ē

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CiP's post went totally unnoticed  
micky : 4/29/2014 1:10 pm : link
inaccurate report of teams.....
Allow me to reiterate...  
Chris in Philly : 4/29/2014 1:10 pm : link
for the drama queens:

@mikefreemannfl: NFL's Greg Aiello on report that Bears, Giants, Steelers are finalists for Hard Knocks: "totally inaccurate."
RE: Camp Coughlin in HBO Prime Time?  
trueblueinpw : 4/29/2014 1:11 pm : link
In comment 11644040 Ben in Tampa said:
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Sign. Me. Up.

I don't get the hate for this. Can anyone point to one team where Hard Knocks was such a huge distraction that it negatively impacted the team?


I agree completely. I actually feel like I know exactly what we'd get from TC (class, grace, professionalism, humility). But wouldn't it be great to see PF and the D? Who doesn't want to see Trel being Trel? And it would be awesome to see Eli working with McAdoo. I will definitely watch this show.
Or maybe this...  
Chris in Philly : 4/29/2014 1:11 pm : link
@mikefreemannfl: NFL's Greg Aiello on report that Bears, Giants, Steelers are finalists for Hard Knocks: "totally inaccurate."
I just wish someone would tell me what Greg Aiello has to say  
Greg from LI : 4/29/2014 1:12 pm : link
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Few things are worse than Trel being Trel  
Go Terps : 4/29/2014 1:15 pm : link
These guys aren't our friends. Why isn't the football enough? It's a great game.
Is this thing on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  
Sneakers O'toole : 4/29/2014 1:18 pm : link
RE: Or maybe this...  
micky : 4/29/2014 1:21 pm : link
In comment 11644187 Chris in Philly said:
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@mikefreemannfl: NFL's Greg Aiello on report that Bears, Giants, Steelers are finalists for Hard Knocks: "totally inaccurate."



@mikefreemannfl: NFL's Greg Aiello on report that Bears, Giants, Steelers are finalists for Hard Knocks: "totally inaccurate."
I'd like to see how our players act  
Osi Osi Osi OyOyOy : 4/29/2014 1:21 pm : link
but I don't think Coughlin/Mara are the kind of coach/owner duo who would want this kind of attention. Playing in NY is a distraction in itself, no need to bring cameras around to film an actual TV show. This is an important year for the Franchise with the firing of Gilbride and the new offense being implemented. That's all I want our players to be focused on.
The worst thing that could possibly  
chrispisano66 : 4/29/2014 1:21 pm : link
happen...happened to the NFL. People who don't give a sh*t about football started liking it.

I know this thinking isn't popular but I blame fantasy football.

This is why we get football on Thursdays, corny lead-in music/theatrical performances and such...

I'll gawk at a car crash too  
SwirlingEddie : 4/29/2014 1:24 pm : link
but it doesn't mean I'd wish it on the participants.
RE: Or maybe this...  
micky : 4/29/2014 1:25 pm : link
In comment 11644187 Chris in Philly said:
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@mikefreemannfl: NFL's Greg Aiello on report that Bears, Giants, Steelers are finalists for Hard Knocks: "totally inaccurate."



@mikefreemannfl: NFL's Greg Aiello on report that Bears, Giants, Steelers are finalists for Hard Knocks: "totally inaccurate."
I find it hard to believe there isn't a volunteer  
ligmen : 4/29/2014 1:35 pm : link
for a team that could use the exposure and whatever potential revenue comes with it
Pros vs Cons  
USAF NYG Fan : 4/29/2014 1:46 pm : link
Pro
We might finally get an answer to some of our questions about the inner workings of our beloved organization.

Cons
We might finally get an answer to some of our questions about the inner workings of our beloved organization.

Maybe Hard Knocks will show the inside of  
Jimmy Googs : 4/29/2014 2:03 pm : link
Tom Quinn's office and where he keeps the pictures...you know...

Really  
MookGiants : 4/29/2014 2:07 pm : link
hope the Giants are on it. It would be fun to watch and is not a big deal at all as far as distractions to the teams go. I don't think there is anything that would hurt our season by being on this show.
good news.  
est1986 : 4/29/2014 2:50 pm : link
would love it.
If the Giants get it  
Kulish29 : 4/29/2014 3:22 pm : link
I hope they make it the most boring version of Hard Knocks ever on purpose. Forcing teams to do a stupid friggin' reality show is ridiculous.
Jimmy  
mitch300 : 4/29/2014 3:29 pm : link
Good one. LOL.
we could at least have a drinking game  
YorkAveGiant : 4/30/2014 12:59 pm : link
at the number of times TC throws his hat and yells 'we lost the game, because of illegal procedure!!!'. that is sure to be a big theme this summer.

new OL, new OC, new skill players....this is gonna be fun, fun, fun!!!
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