NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program

Shek and Rank talk with Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen in front of the big game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night, with subjects including (but not limited to) coach Mike Tomlin's "next man up" philosophy, Ben Roethlisberger's health, replacing Troy Polamalu in the lineup and Gatorade baths in October. Shek makes his weekly picks, and Black Tie joins in on "Terrible" Tebow, the Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Marlins, and then the guys make history in the "Dieter Brock drop" competition. Around The Leaguers Marc Sessler and Dan Hanzus round out the week's podcast action with their delightful “ATL Debate Club.”  This is some kind of show!   

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Shek and Rank talk quarterbacks with quarterback guru Daniel Jeremiah, including: Why the New York Jets won't go to Tim Tebow, how many wins Andrew Luck is worth, and which quarterback deserves the MVP. Around the League scribes @DanHanzus and @MarcSesslerNFL also stop by for a return of producer Black Tie's Black List, with topics including which backup quarterback is the best of them all and the NFL coach most likely to get the boot. Then Handsome Hank stops in for an update on the Miami Dolphins and ranks Daniel Craig on “the best ever James Bond” list. 

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Shek & Rank kibitz with Jay Glazer about Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys, Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles, and Jay Cutler’s demeanor with the Chicago Bears. Shek also makes his Week 10 "speed picks" before controversy surrounding producer Black Tie's "Shout-outs" ensues. Then the "ATL Debate Club" wrap the show comparing the New England Patriots to hit TV series, "The Office."

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It's an embarrassment of riches for the #DDFP NFL mid-season episode thanks to Chargers LB @ShaunPhillips95 (who talks the arm of Philip Rivers, Bolts’ unis and favorite cheeses);  NFL Fantasy Live colleague @Akbar_Gbajabiamila (who talks Vick, Philly's O-line,and Chip Kelly's chances of NFL success on a new installment of “Inside/Out”); 'Around The League scribes @MarcSesslerNFL & @DanHanzus (who discuss the only eight teams with a legit shot at winning it all); and Handsome @NFLUKHank returns from England to talk rookie QBs and shares a bounty of British chips/crisps.

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Shek and Rank welcome in fellow NFL.com pals Michael Fabiano and Elliot Harrison as the guys discuss the Philadelphia Eagles' struggles, being a fan of mainstream sports teams, and their Week 9 picks. The guys also dish on the recent "Star Wars" news before handing it over to the "ATL Debate Club" to wrap the show.

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Shek and Rank are joined by Indianapolis Colts DE Dwight Freeney to talk about the differences between Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning on and off the field, head coach Chuck Pagano's recent team visit, and a possible playoffs matchup against the Denver Broncos. Also, Patriots WR and #DDFP music ambassador Brandon Lloyd discusses Rob Gronkowski's showmanship and the Patriots' journey back from London in the midst of Superstorm Sandy. Then Black Tie gives a new shout out and the @NFL_ATL guys stop by to talk Sanchez vs. Tebow, Vick vs. Foles, and upcoming coaching changes.

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Shek and Rank are joined by actor, comedian and Kansas City Chiefs super fan, Rob Riggle. The trio discuss all-time greatest Chiefs, Kansas City's barbecue and more. Plus, Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley talks about his return to the NFL from a fantasy football angle. The guys also break down the unique skill set of Robert Griffin III before another edition of the "ATL Debate Club" wraps the show. 

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Shek & Rank celebrate their 100th episode with their favorite regulars, Handsome Hank (@NFLUKHank) -- reporting from live from the NFL’s international series in London -- and 'Around The League' scribes, @DanHanzus & @MarcSesslerNFL. Plus, Packers LB and #DDFP Ambassador of Film, AJ Hawk joins to talk about Green Bay’s recent hot streak and his newly promoted brother-in-law, the Chiefs’ Brady Quinn. Plus, Black Tie delivers on his promise to get a very special guest for the occasion.  What a way to wrap up a century's worth of podcasting.

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Shek & Rank talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers' early-season troubles with defensive end Brett Keisel and then chat with the Cleveland Browns’ Josh Cribbs on the team’s ownership change, returning kicks despite his recent concussion and which superhero would claim victory in a battle to the finish: Superman or The Incredible Hulk? Miami Dolphins’ fan Handsome Hank also pops in to talk about the rabid mediocrity in the AFC; and the Around the League scribes Dan Hanzus, Mr. Fancy Pants Marc Sessler, and Gregg Rosenthal help wrap the show by discussing the upcoming Jets and Pats showdown

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Shek & Rank talk to Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte about hanging out with quarterback Jay Cutler, the backfield competition with Michael Bush and his all-time favorite movie. The guys also yap with Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate about whether he starts himself on his own fantasy football team. Then, Matt 'Money' Smith helps the gang answer fans’ twitter questions about food, super hero costumes and, of course, more food. And finally, Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler wrap up the show with another installment of the “ATL Debate Club”. 

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