Will ‘Hard Knocks’ Show Players Get COVID Tests? ‘It’s a Fair Assumption’

NFL Films’ Ken Rogers says it’s one of “many protocols that are yet to be determined”

Although the coronavirus pandemic will be the not-so-hidden elephant in the room during “Hard Knocks'” 15th season this summer, the producers are unclear if that means they’ll be able to show anything related to testing.

NFL Films vice president Ken Rodgers, who also serves as senior coordinating producer for the HBO docuseries, told TheWrap during a zoom press conference Thursday that it’s “a fair assumption we’re going to shoot the process,” it remains to be seen if that will make it out of the edit bay. Even so, Rogers added that they don’t want to make every episode about who is and isn’t getting tested.

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Tim Baysinger

Tim Baysinger

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