Detroit Lions Will Be Featured On HBO’s Hard Knocks For 2022 Season


We will all be getting a closer look at the Detroit Lions leading up to the 2022-23 NFL regular season.

On Monday, HBO announced that Dan Campbell and the Lions will be featured on the upcoming season of the series Hard Knocks. The show follows teams during training camp and gives a behind-the-scenes look at the personalities and talent on the team, and how the organization operates.

“We are excited about the opportunity to showcase the City of Detroit and the amazing culture we are building at the Lions,” said Detroit Lions Team President and CEO, Rod Wood in a statement. “HBO Sports and NFL Films are the best of the best and we know they will be excellent partners in sharing our story with football fans around the world.”

In the coming months, HBO cameras will head to the Lions’ training camp in Allen Park, Michigan.

From the release:

A 30-person NFL Films crew will be at Lions’ training camp in Allen Park, shooting more than 1,750 hours of footage over the course of the series. Camera and sound crews will have unencumbered access to players’ and coaches’ meeting rooms, training rooms, living quarters and practice fields.

“As Hard Knocks enters its third decade inside NFL training camps, we are both thrilled and thankful for the opportunity to feature a historic franchise like the Lions,” said NFL Films Vice President and Senior Coordinating Producer, Ken Rodgers. “The city, the culture and the coaching staff in Detroit all have an exciting energy that will make the show must-watch television this summer.”

The Lions were one of three teams available to be selected along with the New York Jets and Carolina Panthers. Ultimately, HBO decided to roll the dice in Detroit.

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