NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program (podcast)

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

Shek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Matt Harmon to discuss the impact of Rob Gronkowski's injury on the Patriots' season and determine whether or not Aaron Rodgers and the Packers will win the rest of their games this season. Also, some new "Dad Jokes" are shared by the guys, the behind-the-glass crew, and some loyal members of the Shek Republic. Plus, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into baseball concession stand "Shek's Homer Run Grill" and the crew reviews an entire menu of snacks, favorites and treats describing the biggest Week 13 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm PDT

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss Gary Kubiak's decision to kick a 62-yard field goal in overtime, determine whether or not the Patriots are more beatable now and choose between the Steelers' and Cowboys' offensive "triplets." Also, based on Derek Carr and Jordan Reed's injuries, the guys talk about toughness in the league and their own experience with playing through injuries. Then, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 12, highlighting the Lions' win and the Bengals' loss. 

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:09pm PDT

Due to Shek losing his voice, Ike Taylor takes over as the host of the show with Shek, his raspy voice and Cynthia Frelund as guests. They discuss whether or not the Oakland Raiders are now a likeable team and if Ray Lewis was out of line in his comments about Joe Flacco. Also, Ike reveals his Week 11 "Escape Goat" and discusses Kirk Cousins' success so far this season. Plus, the fellas and Cynthia make their picks and break down the biggest Week 12 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

Direct download: 161122_DDFP_AUDIO_SHOW.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:07am PDT

The annual Dave Dameshek Football Program Pie-Off is finally upon us! Shek is joined by an esteemed panel of Pie-Off past winners and finalists, which includes Marc Istook, Dan Hanzus, Necktie Milner, Tara Deeker and a special guest, to taste and discuss this year's offering of sweet and savory pies. Shek then throws a "Pie Party" for a larger group of NFL Media contestants before making his final decision on third place, second place and of course, the Pie-Off V Piesman Trophy winner.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:41am PDT

Shek is joined by Cole Wright, Matt Franciscovich, Patrick Claybon and DDFP's resident offensive lineman, Geoff Schwartz, to discuss the strong Thanksgiving day game matchups and what they mean for the 2016 playoff picture. They also talk about whether or not a player's "want level" is a legitimate factor in playing as competitively as possible. Plus, Shek and the fellas conduct a Thanksgiving Foods Draft, where they go around the room picking up the best selections, including some stellar "sleeper" food choices from Franchise.

Direct download: 161121_DDFP_AUDIO_SHOW.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:44pm PDT

Shek is joined by Patrick Claybon, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss whether the Cardinals or Vikings would be in more trouble with a loss this week and who will win the AFC South. Also, Handsome Hank joins the show from his hotel in Mexico City to discuss the atmosphere surrounding the Texans vs. Raiders game, as well as to react to Money's new intro song and video. Plus, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into Greek restaurant "Achilles' Meals" and the crew reviews an entire menu of appetizers, main courses and desserts describing the biggest Week 11 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm PDT

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor, Handsome Hank and Maurice Jones-Drew to rank the key Cowboys' pieces to success, determine who would win a Seattle vs. Dallas NFC Championship game and discuss whether or not going for two point conversions is overly aggressive. Shek also premieres "Ike's Escape Goat" where Ike singles out the Steelers' defense and explains what went wrong against Dallas. Then, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 10, highlighting the Chiefs' win and the Saints' loss. Plus, Shek talks with CNN's John King about the presidential election results, the best QB of all-time and the Patriots' chances of winning Super Bowl LI.

Direct download: 161115_DFFP_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:36pm PDT

Shek is joined by Matt "Money" Smith, Matt Harmon and Handsome Hank as they give Shek some fantasy football advice and discuss which QB they would want for the next 18 months. Then, the fellas read some new "Dad Jokes" and hear some of EmmaVP's new scrumptious Week 10 game previews as they transform Studio 66 into Japanese restaurant, "Sushi Shek's" for Red Challenge Flag picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:15pm PDT

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor, Handsome Hank and Cynthia Frelund to discuss who will win the AFC North and NFC North divisions and whether or not politics get brought up in the locker room. Then, the fellas and Cynthia discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 9, highlighting the Raiders' win and the Vikings' loss. Plus, Shek and the guys do a re-ranking of the best quarterbacks in the league at the midpoint in the season, as well as choose which QB they'd personally want on their team for the 2017 NFL season.

Direct download: 161108_DFFP_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:43am PDT