The Jets Are Doing Hard Knocks: Rex Ryan + Reality TV = AWESOME

Most years, HBO's wildly popular Hard Knocks show goes to a team with a mild-mannered head coach, perfect for the cameras. Whether it's Marvin Lewis last year with Cincinnati, Herm Edwards in Kansas City, or Dave Campo and Wade Phillips with the Cowboys, it's always a coach that's laid back and quick to chuckle.

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Now, that's going to change:

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Daily News learns that Jets will announce they're on "Hard Knocks" this summer, sources say.
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With the Jets and Rex Ryan, the only time he'll chuckle is for a fart joke, and the next minute, he'll be breathing fire at some helpless practice squad player. Because Rex Ryan is awesome. I mean, his name's Rex, for God's sake!

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Here he is getting all fired up on the sidelines:

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And there he is giving someone the middle finger at an MMA Event, switching jerseys at a hockey game, and getting the Shepherd Fairey treatment from some enterprising bloggers.

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If Rex Ryan's involvement isn't enough, imagine all the Mark Sanchez jokes that'll be spawned. And Antonio Cromartie! Can we meet his whole family?! This is going to be great.

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