NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program (podcast)

Shek & Rank cover the week's headlines, including the dawn of the Matt Leinart Era, Mark Sanchez's atrocious play, the AFC West, and David Nelson's pigskin gift for his cheerleader girlfriend; the guys then debate which Keanu QB character was better: Utah or Falco? 

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The fellas welcome Handsome Hank to talk Dolphins, Belichick & Karlos Dansby; then, Rank tracks down Jalen Rose to yap about Magic vs MJ, and after that catches up with Jerome Bettis to investigate the Rams' possible return to LA.

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We are officially at the halfway point of the NFL season so the fellas welcome back Zach “The Blue Horseshoe” Rosenfield of Accuscore.com to look back at the preseason pro-Shek-tions and take a gander at the playoff landscape in both pro and college football. Rank also tries to defend his misguided notion that Magic Johnson was the greatest player in NBA history. It’s a thin slice of heaven, won’t you listen? 

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Dave and Rank welcome in NFL Fantasy Live host Jason Smith to yap about the greatest No. 32 of all-time. And Dave is floored when the best No. 32 was not Jim Brown. From there, they talk about the greatness of the Hartford Whalers uniform, Jets vs. the Bills, the Kardashian marriage and so much more. Won’t you listen? Yes, you will.

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Episode #31 proved to be too much show for just one podcast, so be sure after you listen to Side A, you flip it over to Side B to hear our discussion with Rank's delightful boyhood hero, the rugged Jack Youngblood.

 Side A: Rank ambushes the show with his one-on-one interview with Bills star Fred 'Action' Jackson; we also bring in Handsome Hank to yap about the silly controversy surrounding Ndamukong Suh's alleged remarks directed at Matt Ryan; we also talk about Timmy Tebow's short and long-term future under center; we introduce the newest Tie to our rack of producers; and we jump in the DeLorean and head to next Tuesday to see who wins this weekend's big games.

 Side B: Jack Youngblood kibitzes about playing on a broken leg; the (mis)treatment he's gotten from his old franchise since it moved to St Louis; the Rams' '79 run to the Super Bowl; tearing his bum on the ice in Minnesota; and more!

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:37pm PDT

Episode #31 proved to be too much show for just one podcast, so be sure after you listen to Side A, you flip it over to Side B to hear our discussion with Rank's delightful boyhood hero, the rugged Jack Youngblood.

 Side A: Rank ambushes the show with his one-on-one interview with Bills star Fred 'Action' Jackson; we also bring in Handsome Hank to yap about the silly controversy surrounding Ndamukong Suh's alleged remarks directed at Matt Ryan; we also talk about Timmy Tebow's short and long-term future under center; we introduce the newest Tie to our rack of producers; and we jump in the DeLorean and head to next Tuesday to see who wins this weekend's big games.

 Side B: Jack Youngblood kibitzes about playing on a broken leg; the (mis)treatment he's gotten from his old franchise since it moved to St Louis; the Rams' '79 run to the Super Bowl; tearing his bum on the ice in Minnesota; and more!

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:27pm PDT

Shek & Rank track down Carson Palmer's former teammate/recent workout partner TJ Houshmandzadeh to discuss the state of the new Raider QB's elbow; cleaning his shoes with a Terrible Towel; and what music he listens to when he works out. Plus, the fellas debate the likelihood of Green Bay going undefeated; the Harbaugh/Schwartz Jim-Broglio; and England's own Handsome Hank stops in for a preview of Bucs/Bears and a discussion about the war of words between Rex Ryan & Norv Turner. And to wrap things, the guys take the DeLorean up to 88mph and travel to next Tuesday to see how eight Week Seven games turn out.

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Shek & Rank welcome "Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton" author Jeff Pearlman to discuss the feedback he's gotten for telling the sometimes-dark story of an American legend, plus kibitz about the USFL and condiments; the fellas next yap with one of Tim Tebow's primary targets, Eric Decker; and finally, the DeLorean gets to 88mph to see who wins of this weekend's biggest games.  

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Shek & Rank welcome Joe Theismann talk about the good (Aaron Rodgers), the bad (Tony Romo) & the ugly (Brett Favre) of NFL quarterbacking; plus, a visit from Handsome Hank, who reads Favre's incendiary remarks about his successor, then badmouths American snacks; finally, the fellas jump into the DeLorean to see who wins Week 5's biggest games.

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Shek & Rank welcome back their handsome and wise colleague, Elliot Harrison, for a two-parter.On Side A, the fellas debate which AFC teams are for real and which will crash and burn ala the Red Sox (speaking of collapses, click here to see which NFL teams Rank says suffered the worst meltdowns ever). After that, Handsome Hank drops by on Side B, the conversation turns to which Pro Football Hall of Fame nominees are most worthy of immediate induction; then, Shek unveils the newest edition of "N-if-L"; and finally, Shek & Rank jump into the DeLorean to find out who wins Week 4's biggest games.Of all the podcasts you've ever heard, this is one of 'em.

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