The Miami Dolphins are preparing to deal with the distraction that could be with HBO's Hard Knocks. However, some of the Dolphins players could get a little extra money for the time with a little bit of product placement, according to Darin Gantt of Pro Football Talk.
Even undrafted rookie tight end Les Brown (who could be an attractive storyline since he's giving up a career in finance to chase his NFL opportunity) said he's fielded calls from "a few companies." But running back Daniel Thomas said: "I haven't heard anything. Must be a quarterback thing." The Dolphins passers won't be nearly as popular as Chad Ochocinco or Reggie Bush, however.
The Dolphins are also thinking about putting a special three-and-a-half by four-and-a-half advertising patch on their practice jerseys, though the league limits how much the players can turn themselves in a human billboard.
Despite that, the best opportunity for most players will be to wear a shirt or some kind of equipment with the company's logo and hope that the HBO cameras will catch them.
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