"Hard Knocks Jets" To Appear On HBO Series

Keith BennettCorrespondent IMarch 24, 2010

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 24:  Rex Ryan, head coach of the New York Jets, throws a pass during warm-ups before playing against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Championship Game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 24, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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 Rex Ryan's daily stand-up routine, complete with self-deprecating humor and entertaining bluntness, will now be seen by a wide cable television audience. The Jets will be featured on the seventh season of the HBO series "Hard Knocks" - an NFL Films all-access reality series that will follow the team through training camp - according to a person familiar with the decision. The person requested anonymity because the team hasn"t officially released the news. Owner Woody Johnson, General Manager Mike Tannenbaum and Ryan will hold a press conference Thursday for a "major media announcement." The Jets are tailor-made for the show with Bart Scott, Kris Jenkins Cover boy Mark Sanchez the rating should go through the roof. JETS! JETS! JETS!