Found August 08, 2012 on Kissing Suzy Kolber:
When Chad Johnson signed with the Dolphins back in June, a lot of folks gagged that Stephen Ross was only doing it to further bolster the spectacle that is the Miami Dolphins on “Hard Knocks”. That very well may have been the case, but it worked. Chad stole the show in the first episode. He was in turns ridiculous, profane, relatable and, at one point, actually kind of affecting. Joe Philbin might end up being a decent coach in the game. To his credit, he doesn’t seem come across as a screaming hard case like a lot of head coaches would. Still, he’s no Rex Ryan, even if that’s a high bar to set for entertainment. As usual, “Hard Knocks” gloms onto a few borderline roster players as sidebar storylines. The one grabbing the most screen time in episode one was Les Brown, a tight end who hasn’t played football since high school. He got an invite to camp because he ran a 4.3 in a tryout, but now coaches have discovered he can’t run block to save his life, or, more appropriately, the...
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