NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program (podcast)

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Cynthia Frelund to discuss whether or not Mike Tomlin should've left Ben Roethlisberger in the wild card game, determine if Mt. Pious is to blame for Odell Beckham's drops and choose the second best coach remaining in the playoffs. Then, Ike and Cynthia weigh in on Bud Dupree's controversial hit on Matt Moore and decide if it was a dirty play. Also, the fellas rank the remaining quarterbacks in the playoffs. Plus, Kevin Harlan joins the show to talk about the upcoming matchup between the Steelers and the Chiefs, his craziest experience as an announcer and his childhood fandom of the Packers.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:54pm PDT

Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Patrick Claybon and Matt Harmon to determine which players participating in Wild Card Weekend are destined for the Hall of Fame and discuss whether they would rather have an older, experienced head coach or take a chance on someone new. Also, the fellas talk about which players and teams need to "Wake Up and Win" this weekend and Shek and Hank place a friendly wager on the Dolphins-Steelers game. Then, the guys make their selections and break down the wild card games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:25pm PDT

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Cynthia Frelund to cast their 2016 MVP ballots, discuss the Giants' wide receivers' trip to Miami and choose the best head coaching vacancy. Then, Ike and Cynthia weigh in on the impact of a bye week during the playoffs from both a player and statistics perspective. Also, in this week's edition of "10 Foot Pole" Shek asks whether or not Tony Romo will take a snap during the playoffs. Plus, the fellas and Cynthia review the parallels between Tony Romo's current situation and Joe Montana's circumstances with the 49ers in 1992.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:48pm PDT

It's the main event of the season, the 21st Annual Sheky Awards hosted by the one and only Dave Dameshek. The most anticipated categories include Best Celebration, Best Non-Football Playing Guest, Best Condiment, and of course Best Fruit.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:28pm PDT

Shek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Patrick Claybon and Matt "Money" Smith to preview the 2016 Sheky Awards, discuss the NFL MVP contenders and determine who will play in this year's wild card game matchups. Also, the fellas reveal their "Who are you lovin" candidates for Week 16 and discuss some of the upcoming college football bowl games. Then, Cynthia’s mom, Mary Anne, joins the show for the Week 16 edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:46pm PDT

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the best Week 15 celebrations, who's to blame for Jacksonville's struggles and Mark Ingram's sideline outburst. Shek also ranks Rogue One within the Star Wars franchise. Then, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 15, highlighting the Colts' win and the Chiefs' loss. Plus, the fellas also talk about the most embarrassing wins and losses, which includes the New Orleans Saints and the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm PDT

Shek is joined by Matt Harmon, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to decide whether or not Tony Romo will take another snap before 2017 and discuss if the Denver Broncos' playoff chances are dead or alive. Also, the fellas and Cynthia review some of the best TV dads of all-time, highlighting Alan Thicke on "Growing Pains." Then, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into Indian restaurant, "Shek of India" and the crew reviews an entire menu of appetizers, main courses and desserts describing the biggest Week 15 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks. 

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:25pm PDT

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss Odell Beckham's celebrations, whether or not we're sleeping on the Falcons and if Harry Douglas' hit on Chris Harris Jr. was dirty. Also, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 14, highlighting the Chiefs' win and the Rams' loss. Then, Ike reveals Jeff Fisher as his Week 14 "Escape Goat" and the guys discuss potential new head coaches for the Rams. Plus, the fellas determine whether or not it's too early for fans of the Steelers, Bucs and Lions to start celebrating the postseason based on their remaining 2016 schedules.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:54pm PDT

Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss some of the best play-by-play announcers of all-time and reveal their personal favorites. Also, some new "Dad Jokes" are shared by the guys and some loyal members of the Shek Republic. Then, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into roadside diner "Studio Route 66" and the crew reviews an entire menu of starters, main courses and desserts describing the biggest Week 14 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks. Plus, Senator Al Franken joins the show to talk about the Vikings' playoff chances, his transition into politics and who would win in a fight among the four NFC North mascots.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:11pm PDT

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss how Earl Thomas' injury will affect the Seahawks going forward and determine whether or not Cam Newton should've been benched. Also, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 13, highlighting the Lions' win and the Falcons' loss. Then, sportscaster Joe Buck joins the show to talk about his new book, his relationship with his father and some of the highlights of his broadcasting career. Plus, Joe Buck critiques Maurice's call of Jared Goff's first touchdown, and Maurice returns the favor by reviewing Buck's call of the David Tyree "Helmet Catch" in Super Bowl XLII.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:47pm PDT