Many AFC East fans on Twitter and the division blog voiced their displeasure with HBO choosing the rebuilding Miami Dolphins as the latest subject on "Hard Knocks." The Dolphins do not have the star power to draw in casual fans.
However, there are reasons to watch the Dolphins. In no particular order, here are a dozen reasons to tune in:
See GM Jeff Ireland work behind the scenes.
You never know what owner Stephen Ross will say next.
RB Reggie Bush is fun and interesting.
Coach Joe Philbin's sly sense of humor.
Rookie QB Ryan Tannehill's development.
Watch Miami install the West Coast offense.
See Jared Odrick's Pee Wee Herman dance.
See if Miami's receivers step up.
Watch Brandon Fields boom punts in practice.
See your favorite AFC East blogger at Dolphins practice.
Catch the 2012 AFC champions at work.