It used to be difficult for Steve Sabol to find teams willing to be featured for NFL Films’ Hard Knocks series on HBO.
Now owners have to angle for the gig.
Texans owner Bob McNair told John McClain of the Houston Chronicle Wednesday that he believes the decision has already been made to use the Jets this summer. The Texans have publicly campaigned to be on the show, but McNair thinks his interest came too late.
New York is a natural pick because of the market and Rex Ryan would make great television. Plus owner Woody Johnson has PSLs to unload.
We’re just happy one of the best programs on television should continue for at least another two years.
UPDATE: The Jets will announce they are the pick Thursday.