NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program

Dave Dameshek is joined by Bucky Brooks and Elliot Harrison to discuss the news of Tony Romo's retirement and whether or not he will ultimately make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The fellas also talk about the impact of Romo's retirement on the rest of the teams in need of a starter. Then, in a game of "Cutty, Kap or Draft" the guys debate what the Texans should do at the QB position this season. Plus, Shek asks Bucky, "What's up with Scouts?" in search of answers about how they missed on successful QBs like Tony Romo, Tom Brady and Kurt Warner. Lastly, Bucky gives a quick breakdown of each of his Top 3 QB prospects available in the 2017 NFL Draft.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:34pm PDT

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Chris Wesseling to discuss if the addition of Marshawn Lynch would make the Raiders the Super Bowl favorites, as well as the overall impact he could have on the team. The fellas also talk about the latest uniform and logo updates and discuss which teams should go back to their old jerseys. Plus, the winner of the Best All-Time NFL Position Group Bracket is announced! Lastly, Bleacher Report's Doug Farrar joins the show to debate both the political and on-the-field issues surrounding Colin Kaepernick with Wess, as well as determine where he may be a good fit for the 2017 NFL season.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:13pm PDT

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to participate in another Producers Conference, answering questions from behind-the-glass about the Raiders' big move to Las Vegas, Marshawn Lynch's future and dream Vegas performer residencies. Cynthia also reviews and analyzes some of Shek's picks from his "League of Leagues" draft. Plus, EmmaVP reveals the final matchup in Shek's Best NFL Position Group Bracket. Lastly, Shek talks with Steelers legend "Mean" Joe Greene about the Steel Curtain, playing for Chuck Noll and the dominance of the 21st century Patriots.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:59pm PDT

Dave Dameshek talks to Pittsburgh Steelers legend "Mean" Joe Greene about the dominance of the 1970's Steel Curtain and whether they were the best defense of all-time. Greene also discusses the legacy of his former coach Chuck Noll and what it was like to play for him. Shek also asks Joe about his favorite teammate and some of his memories from the 1979 season. Lastly, Greene weighs in on the 21st century New England Patriots and how they're able to maintain their excellence year after year.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:00pm PDT

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Gregg Rosenthal to discuss the Patriots' many offseason moves and determine whether or not anyone can beat them in 2017. The fellas and Cynthia also talk about Ben Roethlisberger's comments on his retirement and why they may need to be taken more seriously. Also, Dave brings back the "Song Draft" to select his next tune, as well as critique the choices made by his guests and behind-the-glass. Lastly, the guys weigh in on the Elite 8 matchups of the Best Position Group Bracket and EmmaVP reveals the Final Four contenders.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:07pm PDT

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank to discuss FBI Director James Comey's hatred for the New England Patriots, as well as determine the very worst day of the sports year. The fellas also discuss the remaining unsigned quarterbacks and whether they would rather have Jay Cutler or Colin Kaepernick on their team in 2017. Then, Fantasy Hipster Matt Harmon joins the show to discuss the positives and negatives facing the Jacksonville Jaguars ahead of the 2017 season in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full." Lastly, Shek sits down with Julian Edelman to talk about his game day routine, his spectacular Super Bowl catch and charitable plans for his facial hair.


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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:05pm PDT

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank for another edition of the DDFP Producer Conference, in which the fellas answer football and game of life questions from behind-the-glass. The guys also welcome back Producer Sully and review the results of round one of Shek's Best All-Time Position Group bracket. A sampling of today's questions:

1. Would Darrelle Revis be a good fit for the Steelers?

2. Will the Browns win a Super Bowl in Shek's lifetime?

3. How much did Shek pay in taxes back in 2005?

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm PDT

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Geoff Schwartz to evaluate free agency so far and discuss what makes a good offensive lineman in the NFL. The fellas also celebrate Pi Day and talk about the "Do's & Don'ts" of kids birthday parties. Also, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" Schwartz weighs the positives and negatives facing his brother's team, the Chiefs, ahead of the 2017 NFL season. Lastly, EmmaVP reveals the winners of the first half of the Round of 32 in Shek's Best All-Time Franchise Position Group bracket challenge.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:05pm PDT

Dave Dameshek is joined by Patrick Claybon and Cynthia Frelund to react and respond to the latest free agency news from around the league. The fellas and Cynthia discuss Brock Osweiler's trade to Cleveland and what the Browns may plan to do at the quarterback position. Then, the guys react to Alshon Jeffery signing with the Eagles, as well as the impact of A.J. Bouye's trade to the Jaguars. Also, in this edition of "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia breaks down the ins and outs of free agency, including the complexities of salary cap space and setting the market value for specific positions. Lastly, everyone weighs in on where both Colin Kaepernick and Tony Romo will land.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:31pm PDT

Dave Dameshek is joined by Marcas Grant for the inaugural DDFP Producers' Press Conference where the fellas answer a series of football and "game of life" questions from behind-the-glass. A sampling of today's conversation topics:

1. Which free agents would you stay away from and why?

2. What are the toughest records in all of sports to break?

3. Would you rather have a private island or a million dollars?

4. What does the Uniform Monitor think of the Rams' new uniforms?

5. Waffles or pancakes, how say you?


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