Well the first episode of “Hard Knocks” is in the books and it accomplished one thing, I am now more ready for football than at any point this offseason.
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Overall, this episode felt like a quick introduction to the team. We met some rookies like cornerback Kevin Johnson and linebackers Lynden Trail and Bernardrick McKinney.
And of course we can’t forget the barrage of F-Bombs from the Texans coaching staff, but in coach Bill O’Brien’s defense, he did ask his mom not to watch.
“I puked on the ball!” – Ben Jones
The biggest thing I took from this episode is that the Washington Redskins are an extremely unlikable team and Bill O’Brien is not going to field a soft team.
Overall the first episode felt like there wasn’t enough football, but I am sure that will change as the series moves along and cuts have to be made. Other than that, here were the best parts of “Hard Knocks” in my opinion;
Nose tackle Vince Wilfork telling his ice cream joke, which I won’t repeat because my mother reads these columns…thanks for blazing that trail coach Bill.
Center Ben Jones being excited about throwing up on a football in college, “I puked on the ball!” – Jones. Even better was his response when asked what the quarterback did, “eh, he was a freshman.”
“We’re the nicest [bleeping] team I’ve ever seen” – linebacker coach Mike Vrabel after the defense was run through by Washington.
“Let’s get the [bleep] out of Richmond” – cornerback Johnathan Joseph after the brawl with Washington.
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