The NFL lockout ended July 25, 2011 without the work stoppage having a major impact on much of the NFL season. With the exception of the Hall of Fame Game on August 7th, even the NFL preseason has gone on without missing a beat.
Oh, except for one thing...we missed this season's installment of Hard Knocks. I don't watch reality television but Hard Knocks is absolute must-see TV.
Here are the five teams I would have wanted to see on Hard Knocks this season.