NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program (podcast)

Dave Dameshek is joined by some very talented analysts from across NFL Media, all of whom happen to be women. Kay Adams, Cynthia Frelund and Colleen Wolfe sit down with Shek to talk about the nuances of the new celebration rules and what changes they would personally implement in 2017. Also, the ladies talk about the loudest sports venues and review Dave's pick for the first Sheky category of the year, best doughnut. Lastly, Cynthia, Colleen and Kay describe how they each got to where they are today in their careers and offer advice to those who also want to work in sports.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:20am PST

Dave Dameshek is joined by Ike Taylor and Colleen Wolfe to answer the best football and game of life questions from current players as well as members of the Shek Republic. The fellas and Colleen debate which QB drafted since 2010 will be considered the best 25 years from now, as well as which players from the 2017 Draft will ultimately make it into the Hall of Fame. Lastly, in the "game of life" category, Ike and Colleen talk about which summer movies they are most looking forward to seeing and the best brunch foods.

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Dave Dameshek is joined by Marc Istook and Patrick Claybon to discuss the NBA Finals, their "life résumé" accolades and whether or not the 2016 College All-Americans could beat the 2016 Atlanta Falcons. Also, in another edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" the fellas talk about the positives and negatives facing the Tennessee Titans ahead of the 2017 NFL season. Plus, the guys participate in a coaching-themed surprise game show and discuss the best comedy movies of the past few decades. Lastly, Shek reads responses from members of the Shek Republic about which all-time NFL teams and players fell short of high expectations.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:20pm PST

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Matt "Money" Smith and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the NFL teams that famously fell short of expectations in response to the latest news regarding Tiger Woods and his decline from the top. The fellas and Cynthia also preview the upcoming NBA Finals and determine if the 1989 All-NBA team would beat the 2017 squad. Then, thanks to MJD's return, the guys discuss the next season of Game of Thrones and debate the best format for this year's fantasy league. Lastly, in this edition of "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia breaks down why she believes DeAndre Hopkins will have an impressive 2017 season.

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Dave Dameshek turns it over to two of our DDFP favorites, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew, for Vol. 1 of their best moments on the show from this past season. From the time the guys co-hosted the show in Shek's absence to their fantastic commentary during Joe Buck's visit, Ike and Maurice have clearly proven they are deserving of the "Best of" treatment. Relive MJD's emotional draft story, gain some valuable game of life advice from Dear Ikey and perhaps even indulge in some football analysis with the help of "Ike's Corner Corner." 

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:01am PST

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Cynthia Frelund to react to the latest 2017 NFL rule changes. Also, in response to the league relaxing rules on celebrations, Dave tells the story of when Adam Carolla invented an infamous touchdown "celebration" later used by Doug Baldwin for Tom Cruise and Jon Hamm. Then, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" the fellas and Cynthia look at the positives and negatives facing both the Ravens and Browns. Lastly, for "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia makes the case for Matthew Stafford being better than Big Ben. 

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:04pm PST

Dave Dameshek is joined by the first couple of Philadelphia sports, Colleen Wolfe and John Gonzalez, to discuss Philly fans' booing philosophy, and rank the city's true sports rivals. Also, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" Colleen and John predict where the Eagles will finish in the NFC East this season. Then, EmmaVP reads Shek's "internal" memo to the producers, where he shows his true colors in defining a new code of conduct for show production in the offseason. Plus, another Producer Conference, covering the NBA, rompers for men and best movie theater treats!

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:50pm PST

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Bald Bryan to discuss Colin Kaepernick's future and where he could realistically land in response to the rumors of interest from Seattle. Then, the fellas revisit Bald Bryan's ongoing list of "actor redundancies" and review some of the greatest movie streaks by prominent actors, highlighting Harrison Ford and Tom Hanks. Plus, Producer Sully provides his latest football player-food comparison list, this time drawing parallels between defenders and popular snack foods.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:14pm PST

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril to discuss his team's dominant defense and how they plan to bounce back in 2017. Also, Shek asks Cliff about Earl Thomas being the Seahawks' "jenga piece" and gets his insider's perspective on the Richard Sherman trade rumors. Then, in response to Shek referring to Philip Rivers as a "borderline" Hall of Famer on NFL Network's Top 100 reaction show, Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward joins the show to defend his teammate. Plus, Casey weighs in on how the Chargers plan to win the AFC West this season and details his Los Angeles moving plans.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:30am PST

Dave Dameshek is joined by Michael Fabiano and Cynthia Frelund to discuss Fabs' recently released list of the Top 200 Players for 2017. The fellas and Cynthia talk about the potential strategy the Raiders will utilize with the return of Marshawn Lynch, as well as the impact Eddie Lacy could have in Seattle. Also, the guys determine which running backs are prime for breakout 2017 seasons, highlighting Jordan Howard's performance so far in Chicago. Lastly, with LeGarrette Blount's future still being uncertain, the guys discuss the best potential landing spots for him this season.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:53pm PST