NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program

Shek and Rank welcome “NFL Fantasy Live” colleague/former NFL-er Akbar Gbajabiamila into Studio 66 for “Inside/Out,” the segment that answers what really goes on inside NFL locker rooms.  Subjects today include: Do coaches really give Knute Rockne speeches? Why don't players wear cups? And what do players think of Ben Roethlisberger? The fellas are then joined by Around The League scribes Marc Sessler and Dan Hanzus for the newest installment of the Black List, which addresses which teams could actually win the Super Bowl this season and what's wrong with Cam Newton?

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Shek, Rank & Handsome Hank list which quarterbacks they'd rather have over Tony Romo. The fellas then catch up with Detroit Lions defensive end/friend of the show Cliff Avril to discuss just what's going on with the Lions a quarter of the way through the 2012 season. Plus, a preview of Week 5’s matchup between long-time rivals Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. 

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Shek, @AdamRank & Handsome (@NFLUKHank) get you ready for Week 4 with the musical help of one-man house band  @RichBanksMusic, and Vikings star wide receiver Percy Harvin, who discusses looking down at the Packers and Lions in the standings, the Gators/Seminoles rivalry he's got with his quarterback Christian Ponder, and his favorite TV show. The fellas also check in with DDFP Secretary of Film and Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk to talk best/worst movie deaths. And finally, “Around the League” scribes @DanHanzus & @MarcSesslerNFL debut their debate segment with thoughts on the sorry state of the N.Y. Jetropolitans.

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Unwilling to wait another moment, Shek and Rank yap with Around The League scribes Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler, as well as NFL writer/fantasy talker Elliot Harrison about the replacement ref situation, the Darrelle Revis-less Jets, the best teams in the NFC and which is the second-best AFC team (behind Houston).

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Shek & Rank welcome their new finger-wavin' pal from NFL Fantasy Live, Akbar Gbajabiamila (@Akbar_Gbaja) to Studio 66 for the debut of a new segment called 'Inside Out', which addresses NFL questions from both the player's and fan's perspective.  This week's questions: 'Do fans care more about the team than the players?'; and 'Why is it so hard for players to criticize Peyton Manning?'

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On Episode 92, Shek and Rank welcome the 49ers’ world-class linebacker Patrick Willis to the show to discuss the influence of Jim Harbaugh and the team's matchup with the Vikings on Sunday. Around The League scribes @DanHanzus & Mr Fancy Pants @MarcSesslerNFL join in to talk Schiano v Coughlin, Sanchez v Tebow, and Peyton Manning after his three-pick performance vs. Atlanta. Plus, Black Tie continues giving shout outs to the working class and begins the “No more kneel-downs” crusade BEFORE Jerry Jones. Lastly, the guys end the show with a tribute to the great Steve Sabol. 

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Following a Week 1 loaded with breakouts, comebacks, and busts, Shek and @AdamRank talk with Detroit Lions WR Nate Burleson about the Lions’ escape against the St. Louis Rams, this week's “Handshake Game” against the San Francisco 49ers, and ripping the dome off Ford Field. The fellas are also joined by Around The League scribes @DanHanzus and “Mr Fancypants” @MarcSesslerNFL, as well as Handsome Hank (@NFLUKHank) to discuss whether the New York Jets, Joe Flacco, Peyton Manning and Robert Griffin III will continue heading in the right direction, and if Michael Vick, the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Buffalo Bills and the Green Bay Packers are doomed going forward.

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Shek & Rank break down the Cowboys' surprising Wednesday night win with the help of Elliot Harrison and Handsome Hank; the fellas then offer their game-by-game picks for the regular season's first weekend of action.  Listen... unless you don't like football.

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To celebrate Pigskin Eve, Shek & Rank are joined by Around the League scribes Dan Hanzus (@DanHanzus) and Marc Sessler (@MarcSesslerNFL) for 60 minutes of NFL talk that leaves ZERO questions unanswered about the 2012 season just in time for kickoff.  What teams and players are going to break out?  Who will tumble?  Which coach is sitting on the hottest seat?  Who's going to the playoffs?  Who's going to New Orleans in February?  All these questions - plus the ones you posed on Twitter - are answered in this four-quarter battle for the truth (There's even a halftime show, courtesy of the one-man houseband Dick Banks).  Skip this podcast at your own peril... 

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Shek & Rank are in a celebratory mood with the arrival of football season and the return of new Patriots WR and official DDFP Music Critic, Brandon Lloyd. The fellas also catch up with Handsome Hank to talk about the self-inflicted damage his Dolphins have caused with their appearance on 'Hard Knocks', and 'Around The League' scribes visit Studio 66 for a spirited edition of 'Dead or Alive', with topics including Tom Brady, the Jets, and Dodgers/Red Sox trade.

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