NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program

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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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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'The Extra 2%' author/Grantland.com writer/old pal, Jonah Keri, sits in with Shek & Rank for a conversation so rangy we had to cut it into two parts.  Among the subjects: is there any player whose injury could cause NFL ratings to dip?; the NCAA's conference shakeup; which NFL team that's considered a contender is least likely to be perceived that way by November; REM's best albums; Romo's lung; Vick's brain; the Giants' lying hearts; and so on.  Plus, Shek & Rank jump in the DeLorean to see who wins Week 3's biggest game.   

Side B

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'The Extra 2%' author/Grantland.com writer/old pal, Jonah Keri, sits in with Shek & Rank for a conversation so rangy we had to cut it into two parts. Among the subjects: is there any player whose injury could cause NFL ratings to dip?; the NCAA's conference shakeup; which NFL team that's considered a contender is least likely to be perceived that way by November; REM's best albums; Romo's lung; Vick's brain; the Giants' lying hearts; and so on. Plus, Shek & Rank jump in the DeLorean to see who wins Week 3's biggest game.  

 

Side A

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Shek & Rank welcome the author of 'The Postmortal' / Deadspin writer / all-around swell fella, Drew Magary, to kibbitz about eternal life, rooting for the Vikings, and forcing your kids to cheer for your teams; Shek & Rank also discuss the big stories of NFL Week One, including Romo's choke, the Steelers' defensive collapse, and Chad 85's affection for his new team; the guys then jump in the DeLorean and take it up to 88mph to see which teams win Week Two's biggest games.  You'll like it - or your money back.

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The NFL season is finally here and Dave and Rank could not be more excited. Well at least Dave is excited, Rank is kind of a pill. The fellas also talk some college football before jetting off into the future to take a look at some of this weekend's games. Give it a whirl, won't you?

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Elliot Harrison again joins the boys to decide to break down the NFC side of the best tailback franchise in NFL history and then once and for all, just who is the Running Back U. of the NFL. The answer just might surprise you. Also on the show, Dameshek and Rank talk some college football and start the preliminary discussion of the greatest smells in the world. 

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