KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 20: An Oakland Raiders fan looks on during the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on September 20, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Of course, there may not be a pre-season to film, but HBO's "Hard Knocks" producers can't bank on that, so they're looking for a team to film, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a front-runner, according to ESPN.com. The Raiders, though, are in the conversation.
As far as show production goes, the first lesson you learn is "can you land the Raiders?" With a living legend of an owner (who may or may not be as irratic as he seems), coaching drama and player intrigue (like benching the starting QB for a while), the Raiders just scream for deeper coverage.
The rich storylines will most likely go unexplored, though. Alas.
What if they threw in some Terrell Owens appearances?