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 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.

DDFP 504: Week 9 recap, Midseason QB Rankings & Who will win the AFC North?  

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.

DDFP 503: Week 9 Red Challenge Flag picks 'Menu' & Best Game 7 wins  

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.

DDFP 502: Week 8 recap, Jamie Collins trade & Midseason Awards  

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!

DDFP 501: Week 8 Red Challenge Flag Picks & Are the Panthers doomed?  

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.

DDFP 500: Week 7 recap, Arians vs. Fisher & 500th episode spectacular!  

Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Ike Taylor to discuss the most fun teams to watch in the AFC & NFC, the struggles of the AFC North and Hank's experience with Odell Beckham Jr. in London. Also, the fellas discuss the varied reactions from Coach Fisher and Coach Arians to their players' poor Week 7 performances and determine the best coaching philosophy. Then, the guys break down the best wins and worst losses from Week 7, highlighting the Lions' win and the Vikings' loss. Plus, in honor of our 500th episode, Shek welcomes in a surprise guest to reflect on some of the best moments from the DDFP.

DDFP 499: Week 7 Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Osweiler vs. Bradford  

Shek is joined by Patrick Claybon, Cynthia Frelund and Matt Harmon to discuss Sam Bradford and Brock Osweiler's matchups against their former teams, the second best team in the AFC and what they are looking forward to watching on TV this weekend. Plus, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into Italian restaurant, "Thin Slice of Heaven," and the crew reviews an entire menu of appetizers, main courses and desserts describing the biggest Week 7 games in this special edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

DDFP 498: Week 6 recap, Jets' struggles & Who will win the AFC West?  

Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew take over the show in Shek's absence to discuss if the Cowboys' rookies are 1 & 2 in the MVP race, who's going to win the AFC West and who's the second best team in the AFC after the Patriots. Plus, the fellas break down what's going wrong with the Jets and how they could best improve. Then, the guys break down the best wins and worst losses from Week 6, highlighting the Chargers' and Jaguars' wins and the Steelers' surprising loss. 

DDFP 497: Week 6 Red Challenge Flag Picks & NFC East Playoff Contenders  

Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Cynthia Frelund and Matt Harmon to discuss which NFC East teams may make the playoffs, how many fantasy points Colin Kaepernick will score in Week 6 and the best sports jersey numbers. The guys also talk about what they're watching on TV this weekend and say farewell to producer Kent Brown with a round of Pittsburgh football player trivia. Then, the fellas and Cynthia make their selections and break down the biggest Week 6 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

DDFP 496: Week 5 recap, Dak vs. Romo & Bills' offense with Tyrod Taylor  

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss who the Cowboys should start when Romo is healthy, Eli Manning and Joe Flacco's struggles and whether or not the Chargers are cursed. Then, the guys break down the best wins and worst losses from Week 5, highlighting the Falcons' win and the Panthers' loss. Also, the guys talk with Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor about his success so far this season, playing with young wide receivers and his fantastic fashion sense. Plus, the fellas play a game of "Could Dave have scored this TD?" where they take a look and decide if Dave could have completed some "easier" plays from Week 5.

DDFP 495: Week 5 Red Challenge Flag picks & Who will win the NFC?  

Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss the controversy surrounding Odell Beckham Jr., how many games Tom Brady will win this year and who will end up winning the NFC. The guys also talk about what they're watching on TV this weekend, provide some new "Dad Jokes" and discuss what's going on with Jared Goff and the Rams. Then, the fellas make their selections and break down the biggest Week 5 games in this edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

DDFP 494: Week 4 recap, trash talking & Josh Norman vs. Steve Smith Sr.  

Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the best teams with bad records and the worst teams with good records so far this season. Then, the guys break down the best wins and worst losses from Week 4, highlighting the Steelers' win and the Lions' loss. Also, the guys analyze the upcoming matchup between notorious trash talkers, Josh Norman and Steve Smith Sr. Plus, as an audio exclusive, Shek interviews legendary filmmaker George Romero to talk about the newest episode of NFL Network's The Timeline called Night of the Living Steelers.

DDFP 493: Week 4 Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & If RBs were appetizers  

Shek is joined by Elliot Harrison and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss the state of football in Texas, the worst first place team and what they are looking forward to watching on TV this weekend. Handsome Hank joins via Skype from London to talk about the Colts vs. Jaguars matchup at Wembley Stadium. Then, in honor of his last day, Producer Sully reveals his list of top running backs and their corresponding appetizer comparisons. Plus, EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into Mexican restaurant, "Casa de Shek" and the guys review an entire menu describing the biggest Week 4 games in this special edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks.

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