Found July 29, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
The San Diego Chargers are considered the favorites to be on the HBO series “Hard Knocks” in 2014 according to Chargers beat writer Kevin Acee via an article Kevin Acee of the U-T San Diego reports that the Chargers strongly are mulling doing the program next year and are considered a “favorite” for the July 29 The difficult part  for the Chargers will be balancing the economics with the football. Although the program would likely be beneficial to the team from a monetary standpoint, will it be worth the distraction it will surely bring the football team? That is a decision Chargers CEO A.G. Spanos will have to make before he commits his organization to “Hard Knocks”. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post HBO’s Hard Knocks in 2014 may follow the San Diego Chargers appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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