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Chad Johnson, team talk on 'Hard Knocks'

8/15/2012
On Tuesday's episode of HBO's "Hard Knocks," Chad Johnson tried to save his job. Ron Elkman/Sports Imagery/Getty Images

HBO's "Hard Knocks" aired its second episode Tuesday night. It was an explosive week in Miami with the Dolphins losing their projected starting quarterback and No. 1 receiver in a matter of days.

HBO had all-access behind the scenes. Here is a recap of the second episode:

• The episode begins with the loss of Joe Philbin's son and how it ties into the Andy Reid story. The Philadelphia Eagles' coach recently lost his son, Garrett. Philbin is still reeling from his loss, and you can tell he feels for what Reid is going through.

• Last week cornerback Vontae Davis was the goat. This week it was rookie tight end Michael Egnew. Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman really got into Egnew for his lack of intensity and making plays. Sherman said he'd cut Egnew right now if he was the general manager. Egnew is a third-round pick but hasn't showed much. He had a couple drops in the preseason opener.

• Miami general manager Jeff Ireland admits to Peter King of Sports Illustrated that he has concerns about his wide receivers. Ireland says he knows he has "four, fives and sixes." But Ireland wants to see if there are any "ones, twos and threes" in the group. I've been critical of Miami's receivers all along. There have been tons of drops in spring practices and training camp.

To read the rest, check it out on our AFC East blog.