NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program

NFL: The Dave Dameshek Football Program

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Dave Dameshek sets his gaze on the NFL landscape to analyze, celebrate and - when necessary - offer improvements to America’s true national pastime from a true fan’s perspective. From his previous broadcasting stops on ESPN Radio, the Adam Carolla Radio Show and the 'Daves of Thunder' podcast, to his written work on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', 'The Man Show' and NFL.com, Dave always agrees with what he’s got to say. Dave is joined each week by NFL.com's Adam Rank for some much-needed hooey and applesauce. On this podcast, nothing is off-limits... Except some stuff.

Episodes

DDFP 524: Red Challenge Flag picks, The Curse of S'posta & Loser Bowl  

Shek is joined by Gregg Rosenthal, Matt "Money" Smith and Matt Harmon to discuss the Chargers' move to Los Angeles, revisit the "Curse of S'posta" and evaluate Gregg's NFL QB index. Also, Matt "Money" Smith serves as the play-by-play announcer for a Madden simulation of Shek's famous "Loser Bowl" played between the San Francisco 49ers and the Cleveland Browns. Then, the guys make their selections and break down the divisional round games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

DDFP 523: Wild Card Weekend recap, Ranking Playoff QBs & Kevin Harlan  

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Cynthia Frelund to discuss whether or not Mike Tomlin should've left Ben Roethlisberger in the wild card game, determine if Mt. Pious is to blame for Odell Beckham's drops and choose the second best coach remaining in the playoffs. Then, Ike and Cynthia weigh in on Bud Dupree's controversial hit on Matt Moore and decide if it was a dirty play. Also, the fellas rank the remaining quarterbacks in the playoffs. Plus, Kevin Harlan joins the show to talk about the upcoming matchup between the Steelers and the Chiefs, his craziest experience as an announcer and his childhood fandom of the Packers.

DDFP 522: Red Challenge Flag picks & Future Hall of Fame candidates  

Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Patrick Claybon and Matt Harmon to determine which players participating in Wild Card Weekend are destined for the Hall of Fame and discuss whether they would rather have an older, experienced head coach or take a chance on someone new. Also, the fellas talk about which players and teams need to "Wake Up and Win" this weekend and Shek and Hank place a friendly wager on the Dolphins-Steelers game. Then, the guys make their selections and break down the wild card games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

DDFP 521: Top 5 MVP candidates, Coaching vacancies & Bye week impact  

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Cynthia Frelund to cast their 2016 MVP ballots, discuss the Giants' wide receivers' trip to Miami and choose the best head coaching vacancy. Then, Ike and Cynthia weigh in on the impact of a bye week during the playoffs from both a player and statistics perspective. Also, in this week's edition of "10 Foot Pole" Shek asks whether or not Tony Romo will take a snap during the playoffs. Plus, the fellas and Cynthia review the parallels between Tony Romo's current situation and Joe Montana's circumstances with the 49ers in 1992.

DDFP 520: Red Challenge Flag picks, where Tony Romo will play & who the MVP trophy should be named after?  

Shek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Patrick Claybon and Matt Harmon to give their MVP picks and who the MVP trophy should be named after. The crew guessed where Tony Romo will end up next year and told us their Who Are You Lovin' choices. They wrapped up the show with their Red Challenge Flag picks for the Week 17 NFL action. 

DDFP 519: 21st Annual Sheky Awards  

It's the main event of the season, the 21st Annual Sheky Awards hosted by the one and only Dave Dameshek. The most anticipated categories include Best Celebration, Best Non-Football Playing Guest, Best Condiment, and of course Best Fruit.

DDFP 518: Red Challenge Flag picks, MVP race & Wild Card contenders  

Shek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Patrick Claybon and Matt "Money" Smith to preview the 2016 Sheky Awards, discuss the NFL MVP contenders and determine who will play in this year's wild card game matchups. Also, the fellas reveal their "Who are you lovin" candidates for Week 16 and discuss some of the upcoming college football bowl games. Then, Cynthia’s mom, Mary Anne, joins the show for the Week 16 edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

DDFP 517: Week 15 recap, Sheky Spotlight & Who's to blame in Jacksonville?  

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the best Week 15 celebrations, who's to blame for Jacksonville's struggles and Mark Ingram's sideline outburst. Shek also ranks Rogue One within the Star Wars franchise. Then, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 15, highlighting the Colts' win and the Chiefs' loss. Plus, the fellas also talk about the most embarrassing wins and losses, which includes the New Orleans Saints and the Cincinnati Bengals.

DDFP 516: Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Broncos: Dead or Alive?  

Shek is joined by Matt Harmon, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to decide whether or not Tony Romo will take another snap before 2017 and discuss if the Denver Broncos' playoff chances are dead or alive. Also, the fellas and Cynthia review some of the best TV dads of all-time, highlighting Alan Thicke on "Growing Pains." Then, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into Indian restaurant, "Shek of India" and the crew reviews an entire menu of appetizers, main courses and desserts describing the biggest Week 15 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks. 

DDFP 515: Week 14 recap & Are we sleeping on the Falcons?  

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss Odell Beckham's celebrations, whether or not we're sleeping on the Falcons and if Harry Douglas' hit on Chris Harris Jr. was dirty. Also, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 14, highlighting the Chiefs' win and the Rams' loss. Then, Ike reveals Jeff Fisher as his Week 14 "Escape Goat" and the guys discuss potential new head coaches for the Rams. Plus, the fellas determine whether or not it's too early for fans of the Steelers, Bucs and Lions to start celebrating the postseason based on their remaining 2016 schedules.

DDFP 514: Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Al Franken joins the show!  

Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss some of the best play-by-play announcers of all-time and reveal their personal favorites. Also, some new "Dad Jokes" are shared by the guys and some loyal members of the Shek Republic. Then, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into roadside diner "Studio Route 66" and the crew reviews an entire menu of starters, main courses and desserts describing the biggest Week 14 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks. Plus, Senator Al Franken joins the show to talk about the Vikings' playoff chances, his transition into politics and who would win in a fight among the four NFC North mascots.

DDFP 513: Week 13 recap, Earl Thomas' injury & Joe Buck joins the show!  

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss how Earl Thomas' injury will affect the Seahawks going forward and determine whether or not Cam Newton should've been benched. Also, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 13, highlighting the Lions' win and the Falcons' loss. Then, sportscaster Joe Buck joins the show to talk about his new book, his relationship with his father and some of the highlights of his broadcasting career. Plus, Joe Buck critiques Maurice's call of Jared Goff's first touchdown, and Maurice returns the favor by reviewing Buck's call of the David Tyree "Helmet Catch" in Super Bowl XLII.

DDFP 512: Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Gronk's injury impact  

Shek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Matt Harmon to discuss the impact of Rob Gronkowski's injury on the Patriots' season and determine whether or not Aaron Rodgers and the Packers will win the rest of their games this season. Also, some new "Dad Jokes" are shared by the guys, the behind-the-glass crew, and some loyal members of the Shek Republic. Plus, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into baseball concession stand "Shek's Homer Run Grill" and the crew reviews an entire menu of snacks, favorites and treats describing the biggest Week 13 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

DDFP 511: Week 12 recap & Steelers vs. Cowboys 'triplets'  

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss Gary Kubiak's decision to kick a 62-yard field goal in overtime, determine whether or not the Patriots are more beatable now and choose between the Steelers' and Cowboys' offensive "triplets." Also, based on Derek Carr and Jordan Reed's injuries, the guys talk about toughness in the league and their own experience with playing through injuries. Then, the fellas discuss the best wins and worst losses from Week 12, highlighting the Lions' win and the Bengals' loss. 

DDFP 509: Week 12 Red Challenge Flag picks & Are the Raiders likeable?  

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.

DDFP 510: Pie-Off V  

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.

DDFP 508: Week 11 recap & Thanksgiving Foods Draft  

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.

DDFP 507: Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Who will win the AFC South?  

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.

DDFP 506: Week 10 recap, Ike's Escape Goat & 2016 Patriots with John King  

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.

DDFP 505: Week 10 Red Challenge Flag picks & Picking a Franchise QB  

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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