I'd be interested to hear some different perspectives on this topic. I,for one, really enjoyed when they first were a part of the series back in 2009. That year we were coming off a disappointing season, in which expectations I don't think were incredibly high. Hard Knocks aired, I watched every minute and we marched on into the playoffs. But I would also be interested to hear the opinions of those who think it may cast a negative light on the Bengals, be a distraction, etc. What do you think?