HBO ‘Laborious Knocks’ schedule 2020: When, find out how to watch, stream coaching camp with Rams & Chargers

There might be no NFL preseason video games in 2020, however there’ll nonetheless be one other season of “Laborious Knocks.” Regardless of new security measures in place for NFL coaching camps due to COVID-19, NFL Movies’ documentary sequence is again for a 15th tv season on HBO.

This time, for the primary time, two groups might be featured — the Los Angeles Rams and the Los Angeles Chargers. The 2 groups’ L.A. coaching camp tales will share the highlight forward of the groups beginning play of their new joint venue, SoFi Stadium, for the 2020 NFL common season.

So “Laborious Knocks” goes greater, however will it’s higher? On the floor, the Rams and Chargers are removed from the league’s most compelling groups as borderline playoff contenders. With the whole preseason schedule worn out, nonetheless, “Laborious Knocks” would be the NFL’s solely televised motion earlier than the Week 1 opener, serving to their instances.

The Rams have misplaced some star energy since their Tremendous Bowl 53 run. Their most intriguing camp battle on the sphere is at working again, the place rookie Cam Akers is making an attempt to succeed Todd Gurley. In addition they have one enormous defensive presence in Aaron Donald and an enormous defensive character in Jalen Ramsey. Coach Sean McVay’s smart-talking offensive thoughts additionally ought to present a number of gems.

The Chargers are present process a quarterback transition with their coach, Anthony Lynn, as Tyrod Taylor takes over from Philip Rivers with rookie first-round choose Justin Herbert ready carefully within the wings. They’ve some good offensive ability round QB, however just like the Rams, their two brightest stars are on protection, Joey Bosa and Derwin James.

The “Laborious Knocks” movie crew and editors might want to determine find out how to get the perfect out the 18-time Emmy-winning sequence over the following a number of weeks. Who will get extra display screen time, the Rams or the Chargers? NFL actuality TV followers might be most to search out out:

‘Laborious Knocks’ schedule: When is the premiere?

Episode 1: Tuesday, August. 11Air time: 10 p.m. ET (HBO) 

The most recent season of “Laborious Knocks” begins Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 10 p.m. ET on HBO. New episodes arrive as soon as every week each Tuesday night time throughout NFL coaching camp. Examine again for weekly critiques for every episode earlier than watching the brand new one.

Episode
Air date
Channel/Stream
Episode 1
Aug. 11, 10 p.m. ET
HBO, HBO MAX
Episode 2
Aug. 18, 10 p.m. ET
HBO, HBO MAX
Episode three
Aug. 25, 10 p.m. ET
HBO, HBO MAX
Episode Four
Sept. 1, 10 p.m. ET
HBO, HBO MAX
Episode 5
Sep. Eight, 10 p.m. ET
HBO, HBO MAX

How have HBO’s featured groups fared?

The Rams are being featured on ‘Laborious Knocks’ for the second time since 2016. The Chargers will grow to be the 11th new NFL group featured on “Laborious Knocks” over 15 seasons. Of all the person groups showing on “Laborious Knocks” in any given 12 months since 2001, solely 5 have adopted up by making the playoffs that season. This is how every group’s season went after its look on the present.

Yr
Group
Report
2001
Baltimore Ravens
10-6*
2002
Dallas Cowboys
5-11
2007
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs
Four-12
2008
Dallas Cowboys
9-7
2009
Cincinnati Bengals
10-6*
2010
New York Jets
11-5*
2012
Miami Dolphins
7-9
2013
Cincinnati Bengals
11-5*
2014
Atlanta Falcons
6-10
2015
Houston Texans
9-7*
2016
Los Angeles Rams
Four-12
2017
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
5-11
2018
Cleveland Browns
7-Eight-1
2019
Oakland Raiders
7-9
2020
Los Angeles Rams
?????
2020
Los Angeles Chargers
?????

*Made playoffs 

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