NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program

Studio 66 overflows with NFL dignitaries as Shek and Rank welcome Tennessee Titans RB Chris Johnson, who talks about his pride in holding in the top 40 mark at the combine, the Titans’ needs for 2013 and his favorite ice cream flavor. Also joining the podcast is Washington Redskins LB London Fletcher, who talks about the biggest changes he’s seen over his decade and a half in the league, his first meeting with RG3 and what he knows about that city in England with which he shares a name. Plus, Black Tie returns to his producer’s chair and gives his famous shout out.

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Shek and Rank yap with Handsome Hank and Dan Hanzus about the Hollywood superstars at the Academy Awards and the NFL stars-to-be at the combine in Indianapolis.

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Shek conducts a lengthy interview with Steelers safety Ryan Clark, who pulls no punches about his disappointment in an anonymous teammate who reportedly questioned linebacker LaMarr Woodley's effort this past season. Clark also yaps about Joe Flacco's improbable post-season and what it means for the Ravens going forward. He also talks about if QBs like Andy Dalton and Mark Sanchez are capable of similar such runs. Shek & Clark also find time to kibitz about going undrafted, the 'Best Human Organ', 'Best Invention Ever' and which players might not be wearing black and gold in 2013.  

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Shek yaps with Super Bowl champ Ray Rice about falling off the float; replacing Ray Lewis; and whether he wants to beat the Patriots or Steelers more. In addition - with Rank under the weather - Shek goes to the bullpen for 'Around The League' scribes Gregg Rosenthal, Dan Hanzus & Marc Sessler for spirited conversation about the NFL's equivalent of LeBron, solving the spread option, and the best landing spots for the big-name free agents. The week of podcasting ends on high note, with the 'Around The League' Debate Club's first-ever player guest, Seahawks CB supreme Richard Sherman.

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Shek and an under-the-weather Rank welcome Around The League scribes/podcast stalwarts Marc Sessler and Dan Hanzus along with England's No. 1 Dolphins fan, Handsome Hank, for a heated debate. Some of the topics discussed included South Carolina's Jadeveon Clowney, the scourge of Valentine's Day, the best jersey for a Baltimore Ravens fan to own, the 2013 NFL playoff seedings, and if Shek should tuck in his button-down shirts.

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Shek & Rank welcome Super Bowl champ Brendon Ayanbadejo to discuss winning the Lombardi Trophy, what the Ravens did during the blackout, the Niners' playcalling and Flacco's strategy to tackle Ted Ginn on the game's last play.  The fellas then talk with draft guru Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks on Twitter) to talk about his upcoming mock draft on, where the Chiefs might go with the first pick, Sam Bradford’s future with the Rams and why Peyton Manning might actually be an underdog.  Plus, a new Black List with thoughts on Kobe Bryant vs. Dwight Howard and a trampoline-inspired “shout out” from Black Tie. 

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Shek and Rank are joined by Around The League hero @DanHanzus and Handsome Hank to talk about all things Super Bowl XLVII including the food in New Orleans, the mid-game blackout, and where this year's championship ranks among the best and most exciting Super Bowls of all time.

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On the final day of “ Live: Super Bowl XLVII,” Dave Dameshek and the gang chat with “Entourage” star Jeremy Piven and the cast of hit TV show “The League.” NFL players, including Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton, Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews, also join the program. Plus, the guys yap with two of the top quarterbacks in this year’s upcoming NFL draft, West Virginia’s Geno Smith and USC’s Matt Barkley. 

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Shek & Rank broadcast once again from New Orleans alongside Matt “Money” Smith and Jaime Maggio for the second day of “ Live: Super Bowl XLVII” coverage. “30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan highlights the day’s guests which also includes Saints QB Drew Brees, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, Texans RB Arian Foster & DE J.J. Watt, Giants DE Osi Umenyiora and former Cowboys QB Troy Aikman. 

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