NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program (podcast)

On the finale of the #DDFP "Top 100: Players of 2012" reaction podcast, Dave and Rank commend the players' choice of Aaron Rodgers as indeed the NFL's best player; but is Calvin Johnson ranked too high? Plus, which single player is the most valuable asset to a team's defense in the NFL?

Direct download: DDFP_Top_100_wk_10.mp3
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Dave and Rank review this week's episode of the "Top 100: Players of 2012" as they applaud the players’ decision to place Jimmy Graham ahead of Rob Gronkowski on the countdown, but also criticize the high rankings of Ray Lewis and Troy Polamalu. Plus, where does LeSean McCoy rank among the top running backs in the league?

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On the #DDFP 72, Dave, Rank and Hank debate the merits of LaDainian Tomlinson's NFL career, including where he ranks amongst the greatest RBs in NFL history.  Then Lions DE Cliff Avril later joins the show to discuss Matthew Stafford's progression, why he ranks Tom Brady and Drew Brees ahead of Aaron Rodgers and Ndamukong Suh's on-the-field demeanor. Plus, "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" and Forbes list of the top 100 paid athletes makes it on the Black List and Dave takes a look at the worst nicknames in the NFL.

Direct download: DDFP_72.mp3
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On this week's #DDFP "Top 100: Players of 2012" reaction show, Dave and Rank ponder how undrafted players such as Wes Welker and Arian Foster cracked the top 30. Then not surprisingly, Dave explains why he thinks Big Ben should be ranked higher and also picks a side in the Rob Gronkowski vs. Jimmy Graham debate.

Direct download: DDFP_Top_100_wk_8.mp3
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Dave and Rank are joined by NFL.com's Jeff Darlington to discuss Chad Ochocinco taking his talents (or lack thereof) to South Beach, LeBron James' quest for an NBA title and debate what would be the dream matchup for Super Bowl XLVII. Plus, Dameshek hijacks "The Black List" to unearth the new segment "Dead or Alive." 

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On this week's "Top 100: Players of 2012" reaction show, Dave and Rank debate where a pair of Giants placed on the countdown. Plus, where does Matt Forte deserve to land on the list? Take a listen, won't you?

Direct download: dameshek_top_100_reaction60612.mp3
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In response to the NFL Network's player-voted 'Top 100: Players of 2012', Shek offers his own (superior) list of 53 players, then debates its virtues with Rank and Heath Evans; the former Pats & Saints fullback defends the inclusion of fullbacks on the Top 100 and weighs in on Spygate vs Bountygate, Brady vs Brees, and donuts vs all other food.  Plus, Black Tie's Black List addresses NFL rookies, T.O., and the late, great Dick Dawson.

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On this week’s “Top 100: Players of 2012″ reaction show, Dave and Rank debate Peyton Manning's placement and the value of Devin Hester's return skills. The guys also ponder Matt Stafford's NFL future after his breakout season. Plus, prompted by Black Tie, they start compiling their very own list of the top 50 players in the league.

Direct download: DDFP_Top_100_wk_6.mp3
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On the #DDFP 69, Dave and Rank look forward to possible storylines of the Dolphins' "Hard Knocks," the Lions' chances at a successful campaign next season despite recent off-field issues and a rebuilding plan for the Lakers. The guys also rank the top football movies of all time as fans of the 'Shek Republic call in to join the debate.

Direct download: DDFP_69.mp3
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On this week's "Top 100: Players of 2012" reaction show, Dave and Rank analyze Darren McFadden's rise up 38 spots despite an injury-shortened season and how much Greg Jennings' owes his success to Aaron Rodgers. Plus, how will Jonathan Vilma's appeal against his season-long suspension turn out?

Direct download: DDFP_Top_100_wk_5.mp3
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