Found October 10, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The NFL secured the future of HBO's "Hard Knocks" this week, reserving the right to "compel" teams to participate. There was expected to be some pushback against the new directive, and Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is leading the charge. Arians, who is in his first year with the Cardinals, isn't the type to want his team's laundry aired out in the open, and he's prepared to fight back against any attempt to force his team onto the 24/7 all-access show. "It's a total distraction, and I think it's an embarrassment to players," Arians said in an interview on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Tuesday. "I think when players are released, some of the things that are said between coaches and players are too personal, and nobody else's business." The NFL owners agreed to the initiative during the league's annual fall owners meetings on Tuesday, giving them the right to force a team to participate if none volunteered -- such ...
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