There are five teams that can be forced to appear on HBO's Hard Knocks this season.

The Detroit Lions are trying to avoid being featured, deflecting attention and suggesting the Oakland Raiders.

"I think Jon Gruden is an excellent choice for that show," Matt Patricia said. "I think the Oakland Raiders and everything they've got going on right now would be fantastic viewing for everybody to watch."

The Lions, Raiders, San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants and Washington Redskins are the five teams that cannot say no to "Hard Knocks" in 2019.