Miami Dolphins are the subject of HBO's 'Hard Knocks' this summer
The Miami Dolphins will be the featured team in the seventh season of HBO's "Hard Knocks" this summer, HBO, NFL Films and the Dolphins announced Tuesday.
The show will premiere Tuesday, Aug. 7. This summer's edition of "Hard Knocks" marks the first time the series will premiere on Tuesday nights in prime time;. Previously, the series debuted on Wednesdays.
The 2012 season marks the 40th anniversary of the Dolphins' perfect season, when they went 14-0 in the regular season and 3-0 in the postseason, culminating with a 14-7 win over the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII.
This year's Dolphins have a new coach in Joe Philbin.
A 24-person NFL Films crew will live at the Dolphins' training camp in South Florida, shooting more than 1,000 hours of video over the course of the series. Camera and sound crews will be given unencumbered access to the players' and coaches’ meeting rooms, training rooms, dormitories and practice fields.