NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program

Due to Shek losing his voice, Ike Taylor takes over as the host of the show with Shek, his raspy voice and Cynthia Frelund as guests. They discuss whether or not the Oakland Raiders are now a likeable team and if Ray Lewis was out of line in his comments about Joe Flacco. Also, Ike reveals his Week 11 "Escape Goat" and discusses Kirk Cousins' success so far this season. Plus, the fellas and Cynthia make their picks and break down the biggest Week 12 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:07am PST

The annual Dave Dameshek Football Program Pie-Off is finally upon us! Shek is joined by an esteemed panel of Pie-Off past winners and finalists, which includes Marc Istook, Dan Hanzus, Necktie Milner, Tara Deeker and a special guest, to taste and discuss this year's offering of sweet and savory pies. Shek then throws a "Pie Party" for a larger group of NFL Media contestants before making his final decision on third place, second place and of course, the Pie-Off V Piesman Trophy winner.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:41am PST

Shek is joined by Cole Wright, Matt Franciscovich, Patrick Claybon and DDFP's resident offensive lineman, Geoff Schwartz, to discuss the strong Thanksgiving day game matchups and what they mean for the 2016 playoff picture. They also talk about whether or not a player's "want level" is a legitimate factor in playing as competitively as possible. Plus, Shek and the fellas conduct a Thanksgiving Foods Draft, where they go around the room picking up the best selections, including some stellar "sleeper" food choices from Franchise.

Direct download: 161121_DDFP_AUDIO_SHOW.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:44pm PST

Shek is joined by Patrick Claybon, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss whether the Cardinals or Vikings would be in more trouble with a loss this week and who will win the AFC South. Also, Handsome Hank joins the show from his hotel in Mexico City to discuss the atmosphere surrounding the Texans vs. Raiders game, as well as to react to Money's new intro song and video. Plus, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into Greek restaurant "Achilles' Meals" and the crew reviews an entire menu of appetizers, main courses and desserts describing the biggest Week 11 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:46pm PST

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor, Handsome Hank and Maurice Jones-Drew to rank the key Cowboys' pieces to success, determine who would win a Seattle vs. Dallas NFC Championship game and discuss whether or not going for two point conversions is overly aggressive. Shek also premieres "Ike's Escape Goat" where Ike singles out the Steelers' defense and explains what went wrong against Dallas. Then, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 10, highlighting the Chiefs' win and the Saints' loss. Plus, Shek talks with CNN's John King about the presidential election results, the best QB of all-time and the Patriots' chances of winning Super Bowl LI.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:36pm PST

Shek is joined by Matt "Money" Smith, Matt Harmon and Handsome Hank as they give Shek some fantasy football advice and discuss which QB they would want for the next 18 months. Then, the fellas read some new "Dad Jokes" and hear some of EmmaVP's new scrumptious Week 10 game previews as they transform Studio 66 into Japanese restaurant, "Sushi Shek's" for Red Challenge Flag picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:15pm PST

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor, Handsome Hank and Cynthia Frelund to discuss who will win the AFC North and NFC North divisions and whether or not politics get brought up in the locker room. Then, the fellas and Cynthia discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 9, highlighting the Raiders' win and the Vikings' loss. Plus, Shek and the guys do a re-ranking of the best quarterbacks in the league at the midpoint in the season, as well as choose which QB they'd personally want on their team for the 2017 NFL season.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:43am PST

Shek is joined by Matt Harmon, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss which teams are doomed if they lose this weekend, the best mustaches on NFL mascots and the best championship wins in the past 40 years. Also, the fellas and Cynthia read some new "Dad Jokes" and talk about what they are watching on TV this weekend. Plus, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into British restaurant, "The Royal 66 Pub" and the crew reviews an entire menu of appetizers, main courses and desserts describing the biggest Week 9 games in this special edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:04pm PST

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and longtime friend of the show, Ross Tucker, to discuss the midseason MVP, the second best team in the NFL and how Andre Johnson stacks up against Tim Brown, A.J. Green and Calvin Johnson. Also, the fellas break down the trade of Jamie Collins to the Cleveland Browns and whether or not it was the right move for the Patriots. Then, Shek and Ike are joined by the "Fantasy Hipsters" Matt Harmon and Matt Franciscovich to discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 8, highlighting the Falcons' win and the Eagles' loss. Plus, Shek reveals his midseason AFC & NFC playoff pro-shektions!

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:03pm PST

Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss if the loser of the Cardinals vs. Panthers matchup is doomed, Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. Josh McCown and which NFL figure they would dress up as for Halloween. The guys also talk about what they're watching on TV this weekend and delve into some new Dad Jokes. Before the in-depth matchups, Cynthia joins the guys to make some "Real Quick Picks." Then, the fellas and Cynthia make their selections and break down the biggest Week 8 games in this week's edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

Direct download: 161027_DDFP_AUDIO_new.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:11pm PST