FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Falcons fans will have a unique chance to get an all-access look at the team as they prepare for the 2014 season. The team announced on Thursday that they will be featured on the award-winning HBO documentary series "Hard Knocks."
The show will give fans the chance to see what goes on behind the scenes at its Flowery Branch training camp. The reality-show will focus on the daily lives of Falcons players and coaches. A 30-person NFL Films crews will shoot more than 1,500 hours of video over the course of the five-week series.
"We are excited about the opportunity to give our fans a behind the scenes look at what it takes to prepare an NFL team for the rigors of a 16-game regular season and beyond," said Falcons Owner and Chairman Arthur M. Blank on the team's website. "This marks the first time that our franchise will be featured on HARD KNOCKS and we look forward to showcasing our great players and coaches to football fans all across America."
"Hard Knocks: Training Camp" kicks off at 10 p.m. on August 5 on HBO, with new episodes to run every Tuesday at the same time.
The Falcons regular season begins with a home game against the New Orleans Saints on Sept. 7.