Due to the 2011 Lockout and the uncertainty of anything that was the NFL, HBO decided to cancel its Hard Knocks TV series last year. Adding to that factor was that no NFL team wanted to commit to doing the show.
Who better to follow a show that never was than the 2012 Miami Dolphins? Full of promise and young talent, the Dolphins will ultimately rise through the ranks of the AFC East and dethrone Tom Brady and the Pats. The only truth in those sentences was that it is the year 2012. The world may end with Tom Brady on top. My life cannot get any worse.
Luckily, the 2012 Dolphins only have a few issues to deal with: offense, defense, special teams, coaching, and the South Florida culture. Let’s see what HBO wants to look at for each.
Rewind back to the 2012 NFL Draft. With the 8th pick, the Miami Dolphins select Ryan Tannehill, Quarterback, Texas A&M. Fans only expect him to beat out Matt Moore and David Garrard to start in the opener. Oh, a