Antonio Brown, Oakland Raiders to be featured on 'Hard Knocks'

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OAKLAND, Calif. — The NFL said the Oakland Raiders will be featured on this season's edition of "Hard Knocks" on HBO.

The league said the show features the drama and competition surrounding NFL training camp.

NFL officials said the Raiders were one of five teams eligible to participate. The other teams are the Detroit Lions, the San Francisco 49ers, the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins.

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The league said there are a host of new faces on the Raiders this season, including former Steeler Antonio Brown and former Cincinnati Bengal Vontaze Burfict. The NFL said the Raiders spent the third-largest amount of money in the offseason to bring in new players.

This will be the first time the franchise is featured on the show and it is the second AFC West team to be filmed, following the Kansas City Chiefs in 2007.