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. Dave is frequently joined by players, as well as his NFL Network regulars to talk about the game of football and perhaps more importantly, the game called life. On this podcast, nothing is off-limits... Except some stuff.


Episode Date
DDFP 679: Best celebrity encounters & Colts playoff chances
00:55:26

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Cole Wright and Handsome Hank, who is now an uncle to the greatly named newborn "Ferris" (4:40). The guys kibitz about their NFL Media Summit in Santa Monica including run-ins with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Barry Bonds (15:50). This leads into the topic of best celebrity encounters the DDFP group has had including Ralphie from A Christmas Story, Jack Hamm, Michael Showalter, Eddie Vedder and Hank's long plane ride with Laura Dern (19:15). Shek then brings up a conversation he had with Al Riveron about new rule changes in the upcoming NFL season (30:00). Next, Shek adds the Indianapolis Colts to the list of teams that will not make the playoffs in the 2018 season. Lastly, Shek defeats Handsome Hank in a game of 'Use Your Noodle' by listing more correct starting QB's from the 2017 season (46:40).

Jun 21, 2018
DDFP 678: Patriots drama & Will Lamar Jackson start the season?
01:08:19

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Handsome Hank and Cleveland Browns legend Willie McGinest. The group starts to kibitz about Malcolm Butler's absence from Super Bowl LII and if he was playing would the Patriots have won another ring (6:40)? While on the topic of the New England Patriots, Shek asks Willie about Tom Brady's mindset going into this season with some potential issues with his coach Bill Belichick (9:30). Next, Shek brings up the quarterback finger bet and asks Willie for his opinion if Lamar Jackson will be starting for the Baltimore Ravens (23:00)? Then Willie told some stories from his playing days such as Rodney Harrison torpedoing him in the back or what kind of trash talk went on at the bottom of the pile (38:00). Finally the show wraps up with Shek asking Willie who would you rather have for the next two seasons - Tom Brady or Jimmy Garoppolo (55:20)?

Jun 19, 2018
DDFP 677: Los Angeles Rams mini-camp
00:30:28

Dave Dameshek and the rest of the DDFP crew head to Thousand Oaks, California to stop by the Los Angeles Rams training facility! First, Shek sits down with newly acquired wide receiver, Brandin Cooks, to chat about his cooking expertise (or lack thereof), what his touchdown call should sound like and how much he knows about Jared Goff (3:04). Next, another Rams newcomer, Aqib Talib, stops by to talk about how Goff compares to Peyton Manning and Tom Brady, where Aaron Donald ranks among the best defensive players and if Shek can help him find a home in Los Angeles (13:04). Lastly, potential Sheky winner for best football playing guest, Johnny Hekker, sits down with Shek to kibitz about being a new dad, if he will finally punt barefoot and if the curse of "s'posta" will affect the team (22:52).

Jun 14, 2018
DDFP 676: Ross Tucker & is missing mini camp a big deal?
01:03:56

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by former NFL offensive lineman & podcast host Ross Tucker as well as Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank. The gang starts up by talking about if LeBron James will end up in Los Angeles as well as Kobe Bryant's recent comments about LeBron (4:23). Since it is the anniversary of the Michael Jordan flu game, the group told stories of their own flu game moments including Ross playing a game in Osaka, Japan (15:50). Next, Shek asks the group if it's important that so many players this off-season such as Tom Brady and Julio Jones are missing mandatory mini-camps (39:40). Lastly, David Carr pops into the studio to defend having a key card to the Raiders facility and Ross comments about his handsomeness (59:55).

Jun 12, 2018
DDFP 675: The Bald Bryan Summer movie edition!
01:06:04

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Bald Bryan to talk all things movies! The DDFP group starts out by listing their favorite football movies (5:30) and then things that happen in movies but don't ever occur in real life (13:50). Next, Shek asks Bald Bryan if he has any party scenes from movies to add to your best movie parties list (23:55). Shek and Bald Bryan review Solo, then re-rank the best Star Wars films in order (29:15). Finally, Bald Bryan gives us a brand new list of actor redundancies in movies (41:20).

Jun 07, 2018
DDFP 674: Best NFL dynasty & best music memories!
01:06:00

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Matt "Money" Smith and Cole Wright who quickly has to defend his Smashing Pumpkins t shirt which leads to an in depth music discussion about some of their best music memories (3:40). The group then makes fun of an Eddie Spaghetti Tweet about National Donut Day, which then becomes a debate about which kind of donut is best (21:07)? The guys finally get to football as Shek wants to expand on his 'best dynasty' question and asks which is the best NFL dynasty (27:40)? Next, we welcome in new intern Cameron with a DDFP quiz (51:05). Finally, the show wraps up debating Dak Prescott's comments about if you actually need a true #1 wide receiver in the NFL (55:45) to succeed?

Jun 05, 2018
DDFP 673: Johnny Knoxville, Reggie Wayne & David Carr
00:37:21

Dave Dameshek is first joined in Studio 66 by NFL Network analysts Reggie Wayne and David Carr (1:10). The group discusses David's key card access with the Raiders (3:05), Peyton Manning vs Andrew Luck in the huddle (5:50) and Reggie's two week stint with the New England Patriots (10:25). The guys also agree to a future bet of who can throw a football and a baseball the hardest vs Cole Wright (19:45). Next, the star and writer of Action Point, Johnny Knoxville comes to the studio to kibitz about his new movie (21:27). Johnny talks about the various injuries he suffered on set (24:00), who the most handsome Jackass member is (30:10) and who are some of the coolest people he knows (26:40).

May 31, 2018
DDFP 672: Cliff Avril & which team is the greatest dynasty ever?
01:03:08

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Handsome Hank and Cole Wright to discuss Cliff Avril's strong comments on Pete Carroll. Avril, while in Studio 66 said Carroll lost the team after losing Super Bowl XLIX, so the group debates if they would have went on to become a dynasty if they won that game (11:15). While on the topic of dynasties, Shek, Cole and Handsome discuss if the Golden State Warriors defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers again do they become sports' greatest dynasty (19:25)? Next, we hear from the former Seahawk Cliff Avril, after stopping by the DDFP HQ (24:35). Before the show ended the gang also touched on the coolest concerts they've been to (5:45), a voicemail from Kent Brown's mom on Cal Ripken Jr. (49:20) and who on the DDFP goes around their home in the nude the most (52:00)?

May 29, 2018
DDFP 671: Dave & DeMarcus Do Dallas
00:36:59

Dave Dameshek sits down with Dallas Cowboys DE DeMarcus Lawrence at Nick & Sam's restaurant in Dallas, Texas to discuss all things Cowboys over a huge tomahawk steak dinner. The guys talk about DeMarcus' in-season eating regimen (23:09) and his hobbies outside of football (22:32). Then, in a game of "Four vs. Nine," Shek gives DeMarcus various everyday life scenarios where DeMarcus must choose between his two QBs, Dak Prescott and Tony Romo (14:12). Also, Lawrence details the Cowboys' successful run in 2016 and the guys discuss whether or not they would've made a real Super Bowl push if Tony Romo were under center (16:30). Plus, DeMarcus gives his teammates Zeke Elliott and Dak Prescott new nicknames (10:21)!

May 24, 2018
DDFP 670: Vikings' NFC North chances & Is Ryan Tannehill good?
00:59:58

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss whether or not the Chargers should be considered the favorites in the AFC West (6:49) and if the Chiefs have the worst defense in the division (8:47). Also, in honor of "Solo" coming out this week, the fellas talk about which iconic movie characters they wish had their own spin-off (21:08). Then, the guys discuss the Las Vegas Golden Knights' immediate success and determine if fans of a franchise should have to suffer before achieving glory (32:54). Lastly, the guys talk about Dalvin Cook's potential next season and if the Minnesota Vikings should be considered the NFC North favorites (43:30).

May 22, 2018
DDFP 669: Will Blackmon & ranking the top 5 WR in the NFL
01:00:21

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by former NFL defensive back Will Blackmon and NFL Network analyst Michael Fabiano. First, Fabs defends himself for posting a picture of his girlfriend on social media claiming he has outkicked his coverage (3:00). Since Will has covered many receivers, Shek asks the question - who are the top five wideouts in the NFL right now (11:00)? Next, Handsome Hank calls in from the NFL offices in Toronto to give some insight for the upcoming Royal Wedding (47:00). Handsome Hank also weighs in on Fabiano's social media usage with Eddie Spaghetti coming to Fab's defense (56:00).

May 17, 2018
DDFP 668: Will Brinson & the hugging incident gets resolved
00:56:44

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Matt "Money" Smith and CBS Sports' Will Brinson via Skype. Producer Kent Brown sent us a new voicemail from his mom as she reviews The Shape of Water (9:00). The group plays a game of 'Use Your Noodle' as Eddie Spaghetti asks them which NFL quarterbacks have thrown for over 30,000 yards and 250 touchdowns (11:00). Next, everyone reacts to Sully's Tweet about Chick-Fil-A and subsequently ranks the best fast food items (21:20). Shek, Money and Will debate which wide receiver they'd take for this upcoming season between Dez Bryant. Larry Fitzgerald, Jordy Nelson, Alshon Jeffery. Adam Thielen, Brandon Marshall or Michael Crabtree (29:50). Lastly, Shek brings up the awkward hug between EmmaVP and Money at the Dodgers game last week and makes them reenact the scene (36:00).

May 15, 2018
DDFP 667: David Carr's first appearance & when is hugging weird?
01:15:31

Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Handsome Hank and former NFL QB & current NFL Network analyst David Carr makes his first appearance on the show. Shek continues to stick up for Ben Roethlisberger after the comments he made about Mason Rudolph so he asks David for his opinion on that (4:26) as well as how Jon Gruden will fair as he takes over the Oakland Raiders (34:20). David gives some insight on his brother Derek's off-season and how the offense will be with some new additions (37:00). After a strange encounter at Dodger Stadium between EmmaVP and Matt "Money" Smith, Shek asks Handsome and David if hugging in certain circumstances is weird (52:00)? Lastly, David talks about some of his interesting stories while on the field including a funny moment in the huddle with Martellus Bennett (1:08:20).

May 10, 2018
DDFP 666: Ben Roethlisberger vs Mason Rudolph, teacher appreciation day & summer movies
01:10:10

In the very scary 666th episode of the DDFP, Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Cole Wright to discuss Ben Roethlisberger's comments towards the Steelers for drafting Mason Rudolph in the third round (8:00). Shek has finally seen Avengers: Infinity War so he asks Cole what other summer blockbusters he is interested in (45:00). Lastly, in honor of teacher appreciation day Shek tells a story about how he got his entire elementary school to shut down because of his antics (56:10).

May 08, 2018
DDFP 665: Carson Palmer & Michael Vick on the rookie QBs
00:41:56

Dave Dameshek is first joined by former NFL quarterback Michael Vick who gives his thoughts on the rookie quarterback class and if he agrees with Dave's prediction that Josh Rosen will be the best of the bunch (4:45). Next, Shek pokes fun at NFL Network fantasy analyst Michael Fabiano for posting a picture of his girlfriend on every social media platform since Dave thinks it's humble bragging (7:02). Shek also argues with Eddie Spaghetti that his Rachel McAdams coffee shop story is not mundane but humble bragging just like Fabiano (9:45). Lastly, former NFL quarterback Carson Palmer joins the show (16:23) to kibitz with Shek about who the best USC QB of all-time is (19:20), what he's been doing with his kids during the early stages of retirement (24:05) and his outlook on the Arizona Cardinals without him playing quarterback (31:15).

May 03, 2018
DDFP 664: NFL Draft recap and when will the rookie QBs debut?
01:06:12

Dave Dameshek is back in Studio 66 and is joined by Matt "Money" Smith to recap their trips to Dallas for the 2018 NFL Draft. Shek talks about how Josh Rosen is his favorite quarterback in this draft but Money doesn't seem to think his attitude will translate well in the NFL (9:26). Next, the guys debate if the NFC West with Rosen, Goff, Wilson and Garoppolo is now the best division for quarterbacks (17:30). Shek and Money also give their thoughts on which week each rookie quarterback will make their debut for their new team (21:25). Eddie Spaghetti is relieved the Giants had a phenomenal draft and didn't trade down (31:20). Lastly we were graced with another great voicemail from Kent Brown's mom about the movie The Darkest Hour (47:25).

May 01, 2018
DDFP 663: Good Morning Football Edition
00:43:59

Dave Dameshek is in Dallas alongside Kay Adams, Kyle Brandt and Nate Burleson of Good Morning Football. The group recapped the first round of the NFL Draft by giving their thoughts on the Cleveland Browns taking Baker Mayfield and if his personality is similar to Josh Rosen (2:50). Dave also makes the GMFB crew give their win, place show of quarterbacks drafted in the first round (10:48). The group does a mock draft of NFL teams - which roster, city, coaching staff, etc they'd want to be a part of (19:45). Producer Erica Tamposi suggests the crew should try playing the 'Whisper Game' where they have to whisper a phrase while the contestants have headphones on (29:00). The group ends the show with a laugh as they try impersonating Randy Moss, Ross Tucker and of course Dave (38:25).

Apr 28, 2018
DDFP 662: 2018 NFL Draft Special
00:36:30

Dave Dameshek is live from Dallas, Texas interviewing a plethora of first round picks from AT&T Stadium after they were selected. Saquon Barkley (2:37), Sam Darnold (5:22), Bradley Chubb (8:01), Josh Rosen (11:11), Tremaine Edmunds (13:48), Derwin James (16:59), Leighton Vander Esch (21:55), Terrell Edmunds (27:14) and Lamar Jackson (31:15) all stopped by to sit down with Shek. Shek asks all of the draftees numerous questions including the feeling of getting that phone call saying they were drafted, their thoughts on joining a new team and what they will buy with their first paycheck.

Apr 27, 2018
DDFP 661: Stanford head coach David Shaw, Steve Mariucci & Daniel Jeremiah
01:05:36

Dave Dameshek is in Dallas for the 2018 NFL Draft and is first joined by Move The Sticks podcast host Daniel Jeremiah to preview Thursday night (4:19). First, Shek asks DJ which players have the highest bust potential (8:41), DJ then explains why Sam Darnold is a better fit for the Browns and playing in the AFC North than Josh Rosen (10:58). Lastly Shek asks DJ who each of the 32 NFL teams would take first overall if they had the chance (17:07). Next, NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci and Stanford Cardinal head football coach Dave Shaw join the DDFP (35:42). Shek asks Coach Shaw how he game planned against Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold when his Stanford teams faced UCLA and USC (41:48). The coaches answer would you rather the cerebral game manager or the gunslinger to which Mooch talks about his time with Brett Favre and Steve Young (44:47). Coach Shaw also gives an update on Andrew Luck's status and Mooch says why the NFL needs Andrew Luck (1:01:55).

Apr 24, 2018
DDFP 660: Schedule Release, Uniform Review & Reggie Bush
01:07:44

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank to discuss the intriguing slate of international games this upcoming season, highlighting the Mexico City matchup between the Chiefs and the Rams, as well as the London game between the Eagles and Jaguars (2:18). Also, the fellas review both the Jaguars and Dolphins’ new uniforms (18:40). Then, Shek sits down with former NFL RB and new NFL Network analyst Reggie Bush to recount his most memorable games with the USC Trojans, detailing the famous “Bush Push” play against Notre Dame in 2005 (42:52). Reggie also remembers his NFL Draft day experience as the number two overall pick in 2006 (56:19).

Apr 19, 2018
DDFP 659: Hall or Nothing James Harrison edition & EmmaVP's prom debacle
01:17:08

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cole Wright to discuss if recently retired LB James Harrison belongs in the Hall of Fame (5:45) and if there are ongoing issues in New England after Danny Amendola's recent comments about Bill Belichick (15:35). Next, Tara Deeker comes to Studio 66 to hear producer EmmaVP's story about her high school prom date canceling on her (23:45). Lastly, Deeker and Cole try to make the case that The Godfather wasn't a good movie (1:01:50).

Apr 17, 2018
DDFP 658: Willie McGinest & Shaun O'Hara
01:10:51

Dave Dameshek is joined by NFL Network's own Willie McGinest and Shaun O'Hara who start off the show by sticking up for fellow colleague, James Jones, after Shek's comments about Aaron Rodgers having the worst wide receiver group ever (12:00). Willie tells his 1994 NFL Draft story when he was picked 4th overall by the New England Patriots even though another team was actually with him at his draft party (41:50). Next, Shaun O'Hara gives us his most memorable play, which was the David Tyree helmet catch in Super Bowl XLII (50:35). Before the show ended Shek asked the guys what their favorite cheese is since it is National Grilled Cheese Day (1:03:45).

Apr 12, 2018
DDFP 657: Reggie Wayne & James Jones
00:37:07

Dave Dameshek is joined by former NFL wide receivers and NFL Network's own Reggie Wayne and James Jones to find out who their biggest rivals were (9:40) and which teams have the best trio of wideouts (18:00). Shek was also brave enough to ask James Jones if Aaron Rodgers is the best quarterback with the all-time worst group of receivers...it may have led to chaos in Studio 66 (27:30)!

Apr 10, 2018
DDFP 656: Saints DE Cam Jordan & is MJD on Josh Rosen or Jim Mora's side?
01:15:04

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Handsome Hank and Maurice Jones-Drew who finally makes his return to Studio 66. MJD talks about his alma mater, UCLA, specifically about the recent controversy between Josh Rosen and his former coach Jim Mora Jr. (15:07). Shek also makes Maurice give his rankings of the top three QBs in this draft and his answer may shock you (28:43). The group then reviews the new Tennessee Titans uniforms much to the dismay of Maurice (44:40). Next, New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan stops by Studio 66 to tell his 2011 NFL Draft story (1:06:15), talk about his love of Will Ferrell movies (57:51) and describes his emotions after coming back out of the tunnel during the NFC Divisional loss to the Vikings (1:03:08).

Apr 05, 2018
DDFP 655: The 'Mickstape' Boys & Big Bear Recap
01:27:03

Dave Dameshek is joined by Coley Mick and Tyler from the Barstool Sports Mickstape podcast (13:19) to kibitz about the best and worst holiday treats (50:18), if the current Golden State Warriors team would defeat the 1996 Chicago Bulls (23:33) and their win, place, show of Star Wars movies (34:45). Coley and Tyler also wanted to hear Shek's list of favorite characters from The Simpsons who aren't part of the Simpson family (37:33). Next, Shek wanted to hear Eddie Spaghetti's thoughts on his New York Giants potentially trading Odell Beckham Jr. before the NFL Draft (3:46). Lastly, producers Sully and Erica Tamposi sat down in Studio 66 to recap their trip to Big Bear along with EmmaVP and Spaghetti (1:02:28).

Apr 03, 2018
DDFP 654: Matt Williamson & the Big Bear controversy verdict
01:12:00

Dave Dameshek is joined by former Cleveland Browns scout and creator of WilliamsonFootball.com, Matt Williamson (6:39), to kibitz about which drills at the NFL Combine actually matter to him (9:50), where Saquon Barkley ranks as a prospect for him (21:45) and how every team shapes their offense based on their quarterbacks skill set (15;55). Matt also gives his win, place and show for the quarterback prospects in the 2018 NFL Draft (23:41). Next, Handsome Hank sits down in Studio 66 (31:52) as judge to determine who was the culprit of the Big Bear controversy. Producers Kent Brown and Sully state their case, plus we hear two surprise voicemails (40:15 & 54:55) who each dish out blame.

Mar 29, 2018
DDFP 653: Leighton Vander Esch, OBJ's future & parties in movies you'd like to attend
01:27:27

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank to kibitz about Odell Beckham's future in New York and what the Giants draft plans should be (31:03). The crew debates whether or not Shek can run just one mile after Money completed a half marathon for charity (7:47). Handsome Hank did a deep dive into the controversy surrounding the PodSquad's upcoming Big Bear trip (43:50) and the guys gave parties in movies they wish they could attend (55:58). Next, Boise State Broncos LB Leighton Vander Esch sits down in Studio 66 (1:09:13) with Shek to share his weird NFL Combine stories (1:13:15), why he's bad at the coin flip (1:16:32) and he reenacts what he will do on draft day when he's selected (1:18:55).

Mar 27, 2018
DDFP 652: 'Scorpion' showrunner Nick Santora
01:32:51

The DDFP went on the road to the production office of CBS' Scorpion where Dave Dameshek kibitz's with showrunner, Nick Santora, since Shek will be on a future episode (March 26th 10 PM ET). The two old friends get into Nick's love of the New York Giants & Islanders (25:50) , how he got into writing (52:17) and Shek's acting performance alongside Katharine McPhee (1:05:25). The guys also talk about the legendary Sunday morning football parties at Jimmy Kimmel's house including Tom Cruise showing up and how Shek became friends with Jon Hamm (3:45).

Mar 22, 2018
DDFP 651: AJ Bouye & HOF QB's with the worst WR group
01:19:29

Dave Dameshek is joined by Patrick Claybon to react to the New York Jets trading up for the #3 overall pick (19:30), break down which Hall of Fame quarterbacks have played with the worst wide receivers (12:16) and discuss people that suffer from 'invisible tattoo syndrome' (24:55). Shek also jokingly forces Claybon to debate Michael Jordan vs LeBron James (49:10). Next, Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback AJ Bouye joins the show to kibitz about the Jags beating Shek's Steelers (1:02:10), Blake Bortles bailing out the defense in the playoffs (1:03:35) and old school NBA vs new school (1:09:50).

Mar 20, 2018
DDFP 650: Calais Campbell & DeMarcus Lawrence
00:57:22

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end and Studio 66 Wall of Famer, Calais Campbell (11:12), who kibitz's about the Jags season ending in the AFC title game (21:37), his NFL Draft Day story (12:15) and a funny on-field moment with Brett Favre (18:40). Next, Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence sits down with Shek (26:47) who talks about being franchise tagged (27:53), why Rod Marinelli is so effective with the Cowboys D (42:30) and the differences between Tony Romo and Dak Prescott (47:35).

Mar 15, 2018
DDFP 649: Tyrann Mathieu & free agent frenzy!
00:39:51

Dave Dameshek is joined by Patrick Claybon to kibitz about the crazy day in the NFL with all the free agent signings. Shek and Claybon go over Kirk Cousins signing in Minnesota (4:40), the end of the Legion of Boom (6:35) and why teams became so desperate to overpay for quarterbacks (11:10). Next, Cardinals safety Tyrann Mathieu sits down (20:13) to tell his 2013 NFL Draft story (29:00) and Shek becomes his off-season trainer to make him tougher (32:00). Lastly, Shek tries to turn Tyrann into a viral gif (35:40)!

Mar 13, 2018
DDFP 648: The Bald Bryan movie special!
01:11:36

Dave Dameshek is joined by Bald Bryan for a special edition movie show! Shek and Bald debate whether Jerry McGuire is a sports movie or a RomCom (29:00) and which sports movies make Shek’s all-time list (56:50). Next Bald Bryan gives us a list of actors playing redundant roles in movies (47:50). Lastly, Shek and Bald Bryan try to induct the initial "Hall of All" class (12:05). 

Mar 08, 2018
DDFP 647: Marquette King and Le'Veon Bell's future
01:13:26

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Dan Hellie who kibitz about the Pittsburgh Steelers using their franchise tag on running back Le'Veon Bell and will he stick with the team long-term (38:57)? The guys react to two voicemails from producer Kent Brown's mom, who gives her thoughts on The Bachelor and The Shape of Water (13:36). Plus, the guys play a game of Use Your Noodle by naming every Super Bowl MVP winner (20:20). Next, Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King joins the show (48:47) and explains to Shek why he won't be punting barefoot or why he no longer laughs at other punters. The pair wrap up the show by making Marquette into a viral gif (1:09:30).

Mar 07, 2018
DDFP 646: Mo Dameshek & the Handsome Hank incident
01:27:41

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Patrick Claybon and Handsome Hank to revisit the now infamous "QB Finger Bet" regarding which teams will have a new quarterback in 2018 (33:30), as well as discuss the New York Jets' decision to cut Muhammad Wilkerson (41:20). Then, Hank relives the day he got sick last week after recording the show, detailing exactly what went down when he left the set (1:26). The guys also ask themselves the big questions such as the explanation for leap year (46:00), how we can ultimately fix global warming (47:03) and how the first humans on Earth discovered what food to eat (49:00). Lastly, Shek is visited by his biggest fan, his mother, Mo Dameshek, who plays a game of "Who's More Handsome (55:36)?" She also explains the catch rule (1:01:37) and tells the tale of teenage Shek's run-in with the law (1:14:34).

Mar 01, 2018
DDFP 645: Mike Daniels on his Draft Story & action hero showdown
00:39:27

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Green Bay Packers DT Mike Daniels who told his 2012 NFL Draft story (17:35) and kibitzed with Shek about going them both attending a B1G Ten school (13:30). Daniels also debates the guys on which action hero would win in combat (8:18). Lastly, Shek and Handsome make fun of Spaghetti's rundown as Handsome answers the topics they didn't get to with Mike Daniels....as Mike Daniels (28:56).

Feb 27, 2018
DDFP 644: College debate - big city vs small town & open mic night!
01:02:36

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt "Money" Smith today where the guys get into a bunch of Eddie Spaghetti's "grab-ass" rundown topics including: how to fix the sport of fencing (7:34), Shek having a role in an upcoming episode of 'Scorpion' (12:45), and the great college debate of living in a small town vs a bigger city (21:33). Next, DDFP's in-house comedian Kent Brown did a 2 minute open mic routine for us (41:07). Lastly, Shek and Money kibitz about Lamar Jackson's future in the NFL (47:34).

Feb 22, 2018
DDFP 643: Reggie Wayne on winning Super Bowl XLI & his 2001 NFL Draft story
01:06:01

Dave Dameshek is joined by Reggie Wayne to tell his story of draft day in 2001 when the Indianapolis Colts selected him in the first round (40:55). Reggie also recounts the biggest play he made in his career, which was in the first quarter Super Bowl XLI vs the Chicago Bears (31:00). The guys also were kibitzing about the best trios (5:40) between Steelers (Bell, Roethlisberger, Brown) vs Colts (Manning, Wayne, James) and University of Pittsburgh (Marino, Dorsett, Fitzgerald) vs University of Miami (Kelly, Wayne, Gore).

Feb 21, 2018
DDFP 642: Torrey Smith, Joe Thomas & Andrew Hawkins
00:34:03

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver and 2x Super Bowl champion Torrey Smith to kibitz about him defeating the Patriots multiple times (1:44), the most memorable play of his career (4:55) and his 2011 NFL Draft story (6:55). Next, Shek sat down with the members of the ThomaHawk Show - Joe Thomas and Andrew Hawkins, to speak about how to fix the Cleveland Browns (21:35), who should the NFL MVP trophy be named after and which team they hate the most (28:50).

Feb 16, 2018
DDFP 641: Rodney McLeod & "Love Birds: Part II"
01:26:11

Dave Dameshek is joined by everyone's favorite couple - Colleen Wolfe and John Gonzalez, to recap the Philadelphia Eagles win and their Super Bowl LII experiences in Minnesota (4:45). Since Valentine's Day is approaching, Shek asks the couple what their plans are for the holiday (16:50). Next, the group took part in reading EmmaVP's script, "Love Birds: The Next Chapter" about The Wolfe and Gonzo's marriage that began in Philadelphia (41:45). Lastly, Shek is joined by Philadelphia Eagles defensive back, Rodney McLeod to kibitz about his clothing company, the NFL MVP trophy and famous people named Rodney (1:06:13).

Feb 13, 2018
DDFP 640: Josh McDaniels stays, Foles' future and regular guy tournament
01:03:56

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to figure out why Josh McDaniels chose to stay with the New England Patriots instead of being the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts (41:00) and what the future holds for Nick Foles in Philadelphia (46:34). The guys also debate which pivotal moment or prominent player Super Bowl LII will be remembered by twenty years from now (24:40). Lastly, Shek and the fellas outline the rules and various events for their “regular guy tournament” (11:30) and read some of Eddie Spaghetti's tweets (58:13).


Feb 08, 2018
DDFP 639: SB LII Recap
01:28:59

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank as they both recap the Philadelphia Eagles victory over the New England Patriots after watching the game in person (26:00). The guys shared their adventures from the week including Media Night, NFL Honors and how the Twin Cities treated them (55:40). Before the show ended Shek recounted his on-field celebrations with Chris Long, Malcolm Jenkins and a few of their Eagles teammates (1:13:17).

Feb 07, 2018
DDFP 638: SB LII Red Challenge Flag Picks & QB finger debate!
00:40:13

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt "Money" Smith, Cynthia Frelund and Handsome Hank in Minneapolis - just a few days away from Super Bowl LII! The group made fun of Shek for being a quasi-celebrity around Minneapolis as many members of the Shek Republic said hello (4:50). Shek also got on Money's case for enjoying black coffee instead of using milk, cream or sugar (7:30). Next, the quarterback finger bet started up again after the Alex Smith trade, with Shek still pleading that ten or more teams will have a new starter next season or he'll lose a finger (20:00). Lastly, Shek, Money, Cynthia and Handsome made their Red Challenge Flag picks for Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots (32:33).

Feb 01, 2018
DDFP 637: Media Night Recap, SB preview & Alex Smith
01:13:22

Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to revisit the dramatic AFC Championship matchup between the Jaguars and Patriots (12:48), as well as the end of the Vikings’ dream of hosting a home Super Bowl. The fellas talk about their experiences in Minnesota thus far, highlighting some great exchanges at Media Night and the pros and cons of cold weather cities (5:33). Then, Maurice makes his official pick for Super Bowl LII and the guys debate whether or not the Eagles actually have the upper hand with Chris Long and LeGarrette Blount on their squad this season (45:30). Lastly, Shek sits down with Chiefs QB Alex Smith to talk about where he could end up playing next year, who should win MVP and whether or not teams need an elite QB to win a championship (57:07). 

Jan 30, 2018
DDFP 636: Willie McGinest, Josh McCown & Tre Boston
01:10:18

Dave Dameshek is once again joined by USC Trojans and Cleveland Browns legend Willie McGinest who breaks down the New England Patriots come from behind victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars (3:00) and how teams prepare during the two weeks leading up to big game (36:30). Willie also told Shek about his conversation with Tom Brady after his great performance in the AFC Title game (5:22). Next, New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown kibitzed with Shek about his season with the team and the charitable work he has been doing off the field (45:50). Lastly, Los Angeles Chargers safety Tre Boston sat down with Shek for a few minutes to preview SB LII since he played both the Eagles and Patriots this season (1:00:55).

Jan 26, 2018
DDFP 635: Championship Round Recap & 2018 QB Changes
01:27:24

Dave Dameshek is joined by Colleen Wolfe and Gregg Rosenthal to recap the AFC and NFC Championship games and discuss both of their experiences being in Philadelphia for the Eagles’ victory (14:07). Then, in a wild, “Freaky Sunday” situation, Colleen and Gregg switch fandoms and advocate for the other’s team (18:07). Also, Gregg and Colleen weigh in on Shek’s prediction regarding the amount of QB changes he expects in 2018, debating how the Championship round results will ultimately affect this exercise (32:50). Plus, Shek talks with The Athletic’s Mark Kaboly about the state of the Pittsburgh Steelers, highlighting Le’Veon Bell’s future, the coaching changes and Mike Mitchell’s reputation (1:00:25).

Jan 23, 2018
DDFP 634: Championship round picks & where does Antonio Brown rank all-time?
01:15:22

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt "Money" Smith, Handsome Hank and Cynthia Frelund where they react to Shek's claim that Bill Belichick is leaving the Patriots for the Giants next season (14:30) and debate whether or not an elite quarterback is still needed to win a championship (24:00). The group determines where Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown ranks among the all-time great wide receivers (28:30) and Eddie Spaghetti hosts "Use Ya Noodle" a surprise game show highlighting the select group of QBs who have defeated Tom Brady throughout his career (51:15). Lastly, Shek and the gang make their Red Challenge flag picks for the AFC and NFC title games (1:03:45).

Jan 19, 2018
DDFP 633: Willie McGinest on Jaguars vs Patriots
00:46:21

A surprise Wednesday show! Dave Dameshek is joined by USC Trojans and Cleveland Browns legend Willie McGinest who breaks down the upcoming AFC title game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the New England Patriots (18:00). Shek then tells Willie his prediction of where Bill Belichick will be coaching in 2018 (29:55). Also, the DDFP sideline reporters were put to work as Sideline Spaghetti interviewed Denver Broncos LB Brandon Marshall (37:43) and Sideline Savy sat down with Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis (42:06).

Jan 18, 2018
DDFP 632: Divisional Round Recap, Coaching Carousel & Cliff Avril
01:14:49

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to break down the Jags-Steelers divisional round matchup (2:25) and reflect on MJD’s Pittsburgh experience with his sons, both at the game and around the city (15:30). The fellas also talk about the Jags vs. Patriots AFC Championship game this weekend and Shek makes a bold prediction about Bill Belichick (1:00:48). Then, Colleen Wolfe joins the guys (43:30) for the Q&A and a recap of the NFC games, highlighting her excitement over the Eagles’ victory and the miraculous ending in Minnesota. Plus, Shek sits down with Seahawks DE Cliff Avril to discuss the future of the “Legion of Boom” and provide perspective on losing a game in dramatic fashion in response to the Saints’ loss on Sunday (32:01).

Jan 16, 2018
DDFP 631: Divisional Round picks, Willie McGinest & Lorenzo Alexander
01:26:32

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Willie McGinest to break down the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots, discussing which parts of the ESPN story may have some truth behind them and which assertions he completely shuts down (3:38). Also, McGinest revisits his memorable 2003 playoffs matchup against the Tennessee Titans (22:00). Then, Shek is joined by Matt “Money” Smith, Cynthia Frelund and Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander to make their Red Challenge Flag picks for this weekend’s slate of divisional round matchups (54:07). Plus, Money reads a new batch of Eddie Spaghetti’s tweets (42:40) and the guys listen to a couple of voicemails left by relatives of Producers Kent Brown and Erica Tamposi (47:38).

Jan 11, 2018
DDFP 630: Wild Card recap & Jags vs Steelers!
01:00:20

Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to preview the Jacksonville Jaguars vs the Pittsburgh Steelers game this upcoming Sunday (2:00) and to recap the Wild Card playoff games from last weekend (18:00). Then, Colleen Wolfe joins the show (20:40) to share her thoughts on the ESPN Patriots article (28:00) and to break down the Atlanta Falcons heading to Philadelphia to take on her Eagles (39:00). Lastly the gang ended the show with the Q&A segment (50:30) answering Twitter questions about Georgia vs Alabama and the most valuable non-quarterback left in the playoffs.

Jan 09, 2018
DDFP 629: Wild Card Red Challenge Flag Picks & Rosen vs. Darnold
01:20:40

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Handsome Hank and Matt “Money” Smith to respond to the news of both Darnold and Rosen declaring for the 2018 NFL Draft and debate the order in which the top QBs will be selected (6:10). Also, the fellas and Cynthia make their picks for their own Super Bowl final four brackets (24:45), as well as give their selections for the College Football Championship (31:22). Plus, Surprise Game Show returns (33:00) and Shek receives the parade he’s been asking for after correctly predicting the Steelers’ record (21:46). Lastly, the group makes their Red Challenge Flag picks for the 2017 NFL Wild Card round (54:05).

Jan 04, 2018
DDFP 628: Week 17 recap & Most intriguing playoff scenarios
00:55:36

Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to recap Week 17's games and to let Shek boast about correctly predicting the Pittsburgh Steelers 13-3 record for the sixth straight year (2:33). Then, on her birthday Colleen Wolfe joins the show (7:40) and gives producer EmmaVP life advice after getting engaged. Next the gang recapped the College football playoffs (23:15) and then went over the most exciting NFL playoff scenarios (32:25). Before the show ended Marc Sessler stopped by to talk about his Cleveland Browns losing to Shek's Steelers (50:15).

Jan 02, 2018
DDFP 627: 22nd Annual Sheky Awards
01:08:53

The 22nd annual Sheky Awards for 2017 is finally here! Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank to kibitz about each category that Shek ultimately decided on. Some of the most anticipated categories this year included 'Best Impression' (58:45), 'Best 2nd Place Finisher in a Pie-Off' (19:36) and of course 'Fruit of the Year' (1:04:22). Also, we find out who won for the best DDFP football (7:56) and non football playing guests (32:40), as well as the best DDFP sideline reporter (49:14).

Dec 28, 2017
DDFP 626: Playoff Matchup Predictions & Keith Cossrow from NFL Films joins the show!
00:58:23

Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe to discuss some playoff matchup predictions, including Jaguars vs. Steelers and Eagles vs. Panthers (18:46). They also break down the confidence levels Philadelphia Eagles fans have in quarterback Nick Foles (13:23), plus Maurice discusses San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garappolo's latest performance against his Jaguars (10:41). Keith Cossrow from NFL films then joins the show to discuss the latest edition of 'The Timeline' which covers the iconic 1967 NFL Championship, known as the Ice Bowl (41:08). Finally, Shek makes his plea to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to make sure the Super Bowl matchup includes a good uniform matchup (54:55).

Dec 26, 2017
DDFP 625: Week 16 Red Challenge picks & Will the NFC South be represented in SB LII?
01:11:28

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt Harmon and CBS Sports’ Will Brinson to discuss which college has the best-ever QB, RB, WR trio (8:10) and whether Alex Smith can be considered good again (14:00). Also, the fellas break down which NFC teams have the best shot at the Super Bowl, discussing if they believe this year’s representative will come out of the NFC South (19:22). The guys also talk about the new Star Wars movie (34:55 no spoilers!) and Shek goes on his yearly rant about the alleged abuse of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (45:50). Lastly, EmmaVP reads her Week 16 "TV Guide" Christmas movies edition game previews for the group to break down and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (50:30).

Dec 21, 2017
DDFP 624: Week 15 recap & Who's the actual best team in the AFC?
01:20:08

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Willie McGinest to recap the controversial Week 15 matchup between the Steelers and Patriots, discussing the Jesse James incomplete pass and Ben Roethlisberger's costly interception (01:18). Then, Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe talk about whether or not the Jaguars are actually the best team in the AFC (31:40). Plus, in this week’s edition of the Q&A (52:57), the group talks about their least favorite holiday treats and which college has the best QB, RB and WR trio.

Dec 19, 2017
DDFP 623: Wk 15 Red Challenge Flag picks & can Antonio Brown win MVP?
01:12:45

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Matt “Money” Smith to discuss if Antonio Brown can be the first wide receiver to win NFL MVP since Carson Wentz went down with an injury (27:00). The fellas and Cynthia also talk about Shek's recent trip to Pittsburgh where he saw his Steelers defeat the Ravens (6:19), plus they debate if the AFC is now stronger than the NFC (17:30). Lastly, the group breaks down the Week 15 games and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (42:00).

Dec 14, 2017
DDFP 622: Wk 14 Red Challenge Flag picks & Best Super Bowl matchups
01:18:51

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Matt “Money” Smith and Handsome Hank to discuss the best realistic Super Bowl matchups (24:05) and debate who they’d rather have for the next five years: Julio Jones or Keenan Allen (9:25)? The fellas and Cynthia also talk about the chances of Aaron Rodgers making the ultimate comeback (26:50), as well as the release of the College Football final four (31:46). Lastly, EmmaVP reads her Week 14 "TV Guide" Westerns edition game previews for the group to break down and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (46:08).

Dec 07, 2017
DDFP 621: Week 13 recap & NFC Playoffs Predictions
01:15:33

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to recap the contentious Week 13 matchup between the Steelers and Bengals, discussing Ryan Shazier’s injury and how players are able to stay focused after something tragic occurs (3:00). Then, Colleen Wolfe joins the fellas to talk about the Eagles’ loss to the Seahawks and provide their predictions on who in the NFC will ultimately get the No. 1 seed (23:40). Plus, in this week’s edition of the Q&A, the group talks about which team has the best home field advantage and the upcoming Eagles vs. Rams game (34:45). Lastly, Shek sits down with Ike Taylor to discuss the Jets-Giants role reversal and ponder why people are mean to each other (1:00:23).

Dec 05, 2017
DDFP 620: Wk 13 Red Challenge picks & Will 2018 be the craziest QB offseason?
01:19:11

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt “Money” Smith and Cynthia Frelund to react to the news of Eli Manning getting benched and how that factors into 2018 potentially being the craziest offseason of all-time for quarterbacks (7:50). Also, the fellas and Cynthia break down the biggest college football games of the week and provide their predictions for the playoffs (45:05). Lastly, EmmaVP reads her Week 13 "TV Guide" rom-com movies edition game previews for the group to break down and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (51:25).

Nov 30, 2017
DDFP 619: Week 12 recap, MVP frontrunners & Brandin Cooks
01:03:01

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Ike Taylor to recap the biggest storylines from Week 12 of NFL action, highlighting Antonio Brown’s impressive performance against the Packers and whether he’s an MVP candidate (5:45). Then, Shek sits down with Maurice Jones-Drew to reflect on how different the standings would be if every team was healthy (23:30). Also, Patriots WR Brandin Cooks joins the fellas and Colleen Wolfe to choose between Brady and Brees and discuss the evolution of his team’s defense this season (35:38). Plus, in this week’s edition of the Q&A, the group talks favorite TV shows and best high school memories (45:50).

Nov 28, 2017
DDFP 618: Pie Off VI
00:58:34

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, Tara Deeker and special guest Ann Bates (26:14), 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 (37:26) before the blue ribbon panel of one makes the final decision on third place, second place and of course, the Pie-Off VI Piesman Trophy winner (51:58).

Nov 22, 2017
DDFP 617: Week 11 Recap & Week 12 Red Challenge Flag Picks
01:15:04

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Ike Taylor to talk about the main contenders in the NFC, highlighting the Carolina Panthers and Cam Newton’s unparalleled playmaking ability (4:47). Then, Maurice Jones-Drew, Colleen Wolfe and Handsome Hank join the show to preview the three Thanksgiving games (23:02) and break down the Bills’ conundrum at the QB position (46:04). Lastly, EmmaVP reads her Week 12 "TV Guide" family movies edition game previews for the fellas and Colleen to break down and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (31:17).

Nov 21, 2017
DDFP 616: Week 11 Red Challenge Flag picks & Best WR groups
01:15:52

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt Harmon and Matt "Franchise" Franciscovich to discuss the best WR groups in the league (22:10) as well as Franchise's Week 11 Trade Calls (28:02). Also, Ike Taylor and Oakland Raiders CB T.J. Carrie joined Shek to kibitz about T.J.'s upcoming game in Mexico City vs the Patriots (49:12). Then, EmmaVP reads her Week 11 "TV Guide" sci-fi edition game previews for the guys to break down and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (39:35).

Nov 16, 2017
DDFP 615: Week 10 recap & Are the Jaguars SB LII contenders?
01:04:51

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Ike Taylor to discuss the Jacksonville Jaguars as potential Super Bowl LII contenders (3:55) and the Steelers funny on-field celebrations (7:05). Then, Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe sit down with Shek to recap Cam Newton's phenomenal performance against the Dolphins (16:55) and discuss which team has a better chance of making SBLII, the Jaguars or the Vikings (25:52)? Lastly, in this week’s edition of the Q&A, the fellas and Colleen talk about their three songs they'd listen to on repeat and their favorite type of pie (39:00).

Nov 14, 2017
DDFP 614: Week 10 Red Challenge Flag picks & Notre Dame vs. Miami
01:18:13

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt “Money” Smith and Cynthia Frelund to discuss the college football playoffs seeding (16:30), as well as break down the upcoming matchup between Notre Dame and Miami (14:45). Also, in the start of a music-related series, the fellas and Cynthia reveal what their walkup song would be on the baseball diamond (34:10). Then, EmmaVP reads her Week 10 "TV Guide" teen drama edition game previews for the guys to break down and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (42:35). Plus, tune in for the return of Surprise Game Show (22:17)!

Nov 09, 2017
DDFP 613: Week 9 recap & In-game fights
01:06:32

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Ike Taylor to discuss A.J. Green’s altercation with Jalen Ramsey during Sunday’s game (2:47) and why Martavis Bryant should embrace being the number two receiver in Pittsburgh (12:30). Then, Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe sit down with Shek to debate how much of the Giants’ struggles can be blamed on Odell Beckham Jr. (27:10) and discuss the controversial benching of Leonard Fournette (31:14). Lastly, in this week’s edition of the Q&A, the fellas and Colleen talk about the best and worst movie theater snacks and their hobbies outside of football (51:55).

Nov 07, 2017
DDFP 612: Week 9 Red Challenge picks & Best Year for Movies
01:35:34

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt “Money” Smith and Cynthia Frelund to discuss whether Matthew Stafford is undervalued (9:40), Vontaze Burfict blocking Shek on twitter (5:20) and Handsome’s reaction to the Jay Ajayi trade (23:05). Also, the fellas and Cynthia review some nominees for the best year for movies, highlighting 1994, 1984 and 1985 (31:27). Then, in honor of the recently released college football playoff rankings, everyone gives their NFL final four predictions (41:00). Plus, EmmaVP reads her Week 9 "TV Guide" game show edition previews for the guys to break down and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (51:05).

Nov 02, 2017
DDFP 611: Week 8 Recap & Trade Deadline
00:58:40

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe to discuss the biggest trade news so far, highlighting Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers, Jay Ajayi to the Eagles and Duane Brown to the Seahawks (4:45). Also, the fellas and Colleen debate who will ultimately win the NFC this year (13:40). Plus, in this week’s edition of the Q&A, the group discusses the Bills chances of making the playoffs and Maurice responds to a question from pal, Pierre Garcon (28:05). Then, Shek and Ike Taylor talk about the Steelers performance against the Lions and the ongoing drama with Martavis Bryant and JuJu Smith-Schuster (41:40).

Oct 31, 2017
DDFP 610: Week 8 Red Challenge Picks & Are you a Wentzylvanian?
01:17:38

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Matt “Money” Smith to discuss if Halloween is a top holiday and some good costume ideas to wear trick or treating (7:10). Michael Fabiano joins the show to kibitz about the potential greatest upcoming uniform matchup (31:27) and how Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz has taken the NFL by storm (55:05). Then, EmmaVP reads her Week 8 "TV Guide" horror movie edition previews for the biggest matchups for the group to break down and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (36:55).

Oct 26, 2017
DDFP 609: Todd Gurley, Ryan Shazier & Marcedes Lewis!
01:01:33

Dave Dameshek is first joined by former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz (1:20) to discuss the best and worst o-lines in the league and the massive amount of injuries to star players this season. Also, the fellas revisit the “Food Block” discussing the best types of candy in honor of Halloween. Then, Ryan Shazier (30:52) kibitzes with Shek and Ike about the Martavis Bryant situation and Vontaze Burfict’s ongoing antics. Plus, Todd Gurley (56:25) pays Studio 66 a visit and Producer Eddie Spaghetti conducts a sideline interview with Marcedes Lewis (50:51).

Oct 25, 2017
DDFP 608: Week 7 Red Challenge Flag picks & Worst Types of Fans
01:19:00

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Matt “Money” Smith and Handsome Hank all the way from the NFL offices in London to discuss the Cardinals vs Rams matchup, honing in on whether or not Adrian Peterson will have another great performance (14:00). Also, Producer Eddie Spaghetti goes through his list of the worst types of fans at sporting events, featuring the guy with the “D-Fence” sign and grown men with their faces painted (25:40). Then, EmmaVP reads her Week 7 "TV Guide" soap opera edition previews for the biggest matchups for the group to preview and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (47:30). Plus, Sideline Savy catches up with James Jones in the NFL Network green room (44:12).

Oct 19, 2017
DDFP 607: Week 6 recap & Chargers chances of winning the division
00:50:05

Dave Dameshek is first joined by Ike Taylor to discuss the Steelers Week 6 victory of the Chiefs, highlighting the impressive performance by the defense and shutting down the rumors about Martavis Bryant (9:00). Then, Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe join the show to talk about MJD’s UCLA Hall of Fame induction ceremony (17:50) and if the Eagles are the best team in the NFC now that the Packers are without Aaron Rodgers (30:33). Plus, in this week’s edition of the Q&A, the group answers questions from pro football players and loyal members of the Shek Republic (35:40).

Oct 17, 2017
DDFP 606: Week 6 Red Challenge Picks & Re-ranking Big Ben Among Top QBs
01:07:42

Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt “Money” Smith and Cynthia Frelund to break down the current state of the AFC West, discussing how concerned they are about the Raiders and Money’s perspective on the Chargers’ first victory (8:12). Then, for Hank’s topic of choice, the fellas and Cynthia give Dave a chance to change his Steelers record prediction and re-rank Big Ben among the league’s top QBs (26:09). Lastly, EmmaVP reads her Week 6 "TV Guide" drama edition previews for the biggest matchups of the week for the guys to preview and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (43:00).

Oct 12, 2017
DDFP 605: Week 5 recap & Are the Eagles SB LII contenders?
01:05:05

Dave Dameshek is joined by Ike Taylor and Dallas Cowboys WR Brice Butler to discuss the Cowboys’ loss to the Packers and whether they left too much time on the clock for Aaron Rodgers. Ike also weighs in on Big Ben’s postgame comments and if he believes Roethlisberger will turn things around. Then, Colleen Wolfe and John Gonzalez join the show to discuss the Eagles’ success this season, and if it’s too soon for the Giants to consider a rebuild. Plus, John and Colleen reenact the first time they met with the help of an EmmaVP screenplay.

Oct 10, 2017
DDFP 604: Week 5 Red Challenge Flag Picks & Giants strategy going forward
01:12:56

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt “Money” Smith, Handsome Hank and Cynthia Frelund to discuss the great Tom Petty (9:40) Hank's trip to London (13:26), and what's the best option for the New York Giants going forward (31:20). The group also picked the biggest college football games of the week (18:50). Lastly, EmmaVP reads her Week 5 "TV Guide" sitcom edition descriptions for the biggest matchups of the week for the guys to preview and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (43:09).

Oct 05, 2017
DDFP 603: Week 4 recap, Bills' chances of winning the AFC East & SB LII picks
00:52:50

Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to recap the biggest storylines from Week 4 of NFL action, highlighting the Panthers’ victory over the Patriots (9:18) and the Rams’ victory over the Cowboys (7:35). Then, the fellas conduct the annual DDFP Quarter Pole Awards (17:00), honoring the quarter season MVP, Rookie of the Year and the Most Disappointing Team so far. Plus, Colleen Wolfe joins the show for another edition of the Q&A (35:30), where the group takes questions from Justin Forsett, Marcedes Lewis and some loyal members of the Shek Republic.

Oct 03, 2017
DDFP 602: Week 4 Red Challenge Flag picks & What’s wrong with the Patriots’ defense?
00:57:25

Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt “Money” Smith and Cynthia Frelund to discuss their favorite all-time NFL rivalries and determine which division they’d watch if they could only watch one for the rest of 2017 (13:27). Then, in this week’s edition of “Cynthesize It!” Cynthia breaks down the surprisingly poor performance by the Patriots’ defense so far and projects as to how they may improve this season (19:24). Lastly, EmmaVP reads her Week 4 "TV Guide" descriptions for the biggest matchups of the week for the guys to preview and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (32:54).

Sep 28, 2017
DDFP 601: Week 3 recap & Who will win the AFC South?
01:00:46

Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe to recap the biggest storylines from Week 3 of NFL action, notably whether or not the Patriots have some serious flaws and who will win the AFC South? Also, Ike Taylor joins to preview the Steelers' matchup against their AFC North rival Ravens. Plus, in this week's edition of the Q and A, the group answers questions from Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes, Packers TE Martellus Bennett, NFL S Will Blackmon and some loyal members of the Shek Republic.

Sep 27, 2017
DDFP 600: Week 3 Red Challenge Flag Picks & Top 3 College QBs
01:18:25

Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss the best 2-0 team, the best 1-1 team and best 0-2 team headed into Week 3. Also, the fellas and Cynthia each give their top three rankings of the best quarterbacks in college football. Then, in this edition of "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia breaks down the impact of injury reports on fantasy football and how owners can best navigate those uncertainties. Lastly, EmmaVP reads her Week 3 "TV Guide" descriptions for the biggest matchups of the week for the guys to then preview and pick.

Sep 21, 2017
DDFP 599: Week 2 recap & Ike on Steelers' Wideouts
00:40:23

Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe to recap the biggest storylines from Week 2 of NFL action, notably whether or not the Jags will return to their Week 1 selves after this week's loss to the Titans. Also, the fellas and Colleen determine the best 2-0 team, best 1-1 team and best 0-2 team ahead of Week 3. Plus, in this week's edition of the Q and A, the guys answer questions from Raiders OT Donald Penn, Packers TE Martellus Bennett and some loyal members of the Shek Republic.

Sep 19, 2017
DDFP 598: Week 2 Red Challenge Flag Picks
01:01:10
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt Harmon and Matt "Franchise" Franciscovich to discuss their earliest football memories, update the classic, yet outdated '85 Bears reference and weigh in on some Week 2 fantasy advice. Then, EmmaVP reads her Week 2 "TV Guide" descriptions for the biggest matchups of the week for the fellas to then preview and make their picks. Plus, Sideline Savy catches up with LaMarr Woodley to discuss his involvement in NFL Network's Tackle My Ride series.
Sep 14, 2017
DDFP 597: Week 1 recap, Odell Beckham's impact & Are the Rams legit?
00:52:45
Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to recap all of the most compelling storylines from Week 1 of the 2017 NFL season, discussing if the Rams will continue to be successful this year and whether or not Adrian Peterson will remain on the Saints' roster this season. Then, Colleen Wolfe joins the fellas for another Q&A session, answering questions from Packers DE Mike Daniels, Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes and members of the Shek Republic. They tackle whether or not Odell Beckham Jr. is the Giants' "Jenga piece" and if tank tops are acceptable for grown men to wear when they're not working out.
Sep 12, 2017
DDFP 596: Week 1 Red Challenge Flag Picks & Division Previews Wrap-up
01:07:09
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt "Money" Smith and Cynthia Frelund to finish previewing the NFC North, AFC South and NFC South divisions ahead of kickoff. Also, Shek gives his highly anticipated prediction for the Steelers' record this season and asks the group for their 2017 NFL playoffs final four. Lastly, in the Week 1 edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks, EmmaVP premieres her new "NFL TV Guide" summaries for the biggest matchups of the week.
Sep 07, 2017
DDFP 595: Antonio Brown, AFC North Preview & Andy Reid vs Bill Belichick
00:51:28
Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss why he truly believes the Chiefs have the coaching advantage this week. The fellas also preview the AFC North, predicting where each team will finish within the division. Then, Colleen Wolfe joins the guys in the return of the DDFP "Q&A" segment, where the group responds to questions from Marcedes Lewis, Martellus Bennett and Chad Kelly. Plus, Shek talks with Antonio Brown ahead of his Week 1 matchup vs. Cleveland and which Steelers players are on the rise.
Sep 05, 2017
DDFP 594: NFC East & West Previews and the Steelers' new additions
01:14:28
Dave Dameshek, Cynthia Frelund and Handsome Hank preview the NFC East and NFC West and give their predictions on who will win in each division. Also, the fellas and Cynthia provide their thoughts on how Joe Haden and Vance McDonald will fit in with the Pittsburgh Steelers this season. Then, Shek and the gang go division-by-division picking their favorite and least favorite uniforms.
Aug 31, 2017
DDFP 593: AFC East Preview & could the Redskins win the NFC East?
01:01:22
Dave Dameshek and Matt Harmon rank the AFC East and determine if any team has a chance to unseat the New England Patriots as division leader. Then, Washington Redskins safety Will Blackmon joins the show to kibitz with Shek about the Game of Thrones finale, his love of wine and the 'Skins chances of winning the NFC East. 
Aug 30, 2017
DDFP 592: AFC West Preview & Ideal Player-for-Player Trades
01:06:45
Dave Dameshek, Handsome Hank and Matt "Franchise" Franciscovich discuss the best hypothetical player-for-player trades in the NFL in response to the news of Kyrie Irving being traded to the Celtics. Then, the fellas break down the AFC West, predicting how each team will finish within the division. Plus, Shek talks with NFL Films' Keith Cossrow about the current season of Hard Knocks and how the producers find and choose the most compelling stories each week.
Aug 24, 2017
DDFP 591: Preseason injury risk & Worst QB Belichick could coach to a SB
01:08:42
Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew, Cynthia Frelund and Washington Redskins safety Will Blackmon to discuss the risks associated with the NFL Preseason in response to Odell Beckham Jr.'s injury against the Browns. Also, the fellas and Cynthia determine the worst current QB with whom Bill Belichick could still win a Super Bowl. Then, the guys recap the latest episode of Game of Thrones and participate in another edition of "Surprise Game Show."
Aug 23, 2017
DDFP 590: Melvin Ingram & Tre Boston at Chargers Training Camp
00:36:51
Dave Dameshek is joined by Los Angeles Chargers' outside linebacker Melvin Ingram and safety Tre Boston at their training camp facility in Costa Mesa, California. Shek asks them about the "fight for LA," if the AFC west is theirs for the taking and if Joey Bosa will have more sacks than Ingram. Plus, AM570's Beto Duran joins the show to kibitz more with Shek about the 2017 Los Angeles Chargers.
Aug 17, 2017
DDFP 589: State of the Dallas O-line & Will Mahomes start a game in '17?
01:13:30
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz to discuss Ezekiel Elliott's suspension and how his absence will affect the team this season. Then, the "10-Ft Pole" segment returns, as the fellas and Cynthia determine whether or not they believe Trubisky will start more games than Glennon, if Russell Wilson could be the 2017 MVP and if Mahomes could start a game for the Chiefs this year. Lastly, producers Sully, Spaghetti and Sideline Savy wrap up the show with their weekly Game of Thrones recap.
Aug 15, 2017
DDFP 588: Rams-Chargers Training Camp Extravaganza
00:37:44
Dave Dameshek is joined by Chargers CB Casey Hayward, Rams punter Johnny Hekker and Rams WR Cooper Kupp at the L.A. teams' joint training camp practice in Irvine, California. Shek and Casey talk about the fights that broke out at camp and who he would line up against on the Raiders. Then, Hekker details his pep talks as well as his thoughts on kicking barefoot. Lastly, Cooper Kupp discusses his experience working with Coach McVay. Plus, a fan joins the show and Shek tests his knowledge of the DDFP.
Aug 10, 2017
DDFP 587: Ranking NFC South QBs & Dolphins playoff chances w/ Cutler
01:02:34
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and CBS Sports' Will Brinson to discuss the impact of Jay Cutler signing with the Dolphins and whether or not they can still be a playoff team this year. The fellas also rank the QBs in the NFC South and name the worst rules across all professional sports. Then, Shek attempts to resolve a workplace dispute among producers Sully, Eddie Spaghetti and sideline reporter Savy, before finally turning the episode over to them, as they recap the most recent episode of Game of Thrones.
Aug 09, 2017
DDFP 586: Ryan Tannehill's shaky knee & Game of Game of Thrones
00:58:42
Shek fought through the pain much like Ronnie Lott or Jack Youngblood have, to podcast laying flat on his back tucked in his bed. Resident Miami Dolphins fan, Handsome Hank, was kind enough to kibitz with the ailing Shek about Ryan Tannehill's balky knee and potential quarterback replacements if he did get injured. Plus, a bonus update on the DDFP Game of Game of Thrones fantasy league at the end of the show by Eddie Spaghetti, Sideline Savy and Sully. 
Aug 03, 2017
DDFP 585: 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame edition
01:04:09
Dave Dameshek was joined by NFL Network's own and class of 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees LaDainian Tomlinson, Kurt Warner and Terrell Davis. Shek spoke with them about their journey to becoming Hall of Fame players including their most memorable plays in their careers. 
Jul 31, 2017
DDFP 584: NFC teams not making the playoffs
01:02:39
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cole Wright and Cynthia Frelund to go division by division in the "Davey Downer" segment predicting which teams in the NFC they believe are definitely not going to make the playoffs this season.
Jul 27, 2017
DDFP 583: AFC teams not making the playoffs & Dolphins vs. Patriots
01:10:21
Dave Dameshek is joined by Patrick Claybon and Cynthia Frelund to discuss their list of reasons why the New England Patriots won’t end up winning the Super Bowl this year, detailing some of the challenges the team will face. Also, Shek explains why he thinks the Dolphins could potentially win the AFC East in 2017. Then, in the new "Davey Downer" segment, the fellas and Cynthia go division by division predicting which teams in the AFC they believe are definitely not going to make the playoffs this season.
Jul 25, 2017
DDFP 582: Le'Veon Bell's future in Pittsburgh & Ike's Corner Corner
00:49:50
Dave Dameshek is joined by Ike Taylor and junior welterweight boxer Regis Prograis to discuss Le'Veon Bell's contract negotiations and his future with the Steelers now that he is still without a long term deal. Ike spoke with Bell about his mindset going forward and provides his own insight into when a deal could eventually happen. Also, Shek asks Regis about the upcoming Mayweather vs. McGregor fight and how long he could last in the ring with Mike Tyson. Lastly, the fellas answer questions submitted by Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes and Jaguars CB A.J. Bouye.
Jul 21, 2017
DDFP 581: Behind the scenes with the 'All or Nothing' director
00:49:11
Dave Dameshek and actor Brian Baumgartner were joined by All or Nothing: A season with the Los Angeles Rams director Shannon Furman who gave them an inside look at creating the show for Amazon. She also told yet another funny story about dinosaur non-believer Will Hayes, gave her firsthand account on the day Jeff Fisher was fired and explained how her relationship with the Rams players developed. 
Jul 20, 2017
DDFP 580: '17 Chargers w/ Melvin Gordon & GoT recap w/ Will Blackmon
01:14:27
Dave Dameshek is first joined by Cynthia Frelund and Redskins safety Will Blackmon to talk about Kirk Cousins' future in Washington and which of the teams he's played for has the best uniforms and local food. Also, Michael Fabiano joins the show to break down the season premiere of Game of Thrones and provide his projections based on the Week 1 results of the 2nd annual "Game of Game of Thrones." Then, Shek is joined by Chargers RB Melvin Gordon to talk about his expectations for his team this season, how often he hits the gym and his living situation in Los Angeles.
Jul 18, 2017
DDFP 579: Best NFL golfers & defining a 'player's coach' w/ Carson Palmer
01:02:13
Dave Dameshek is joined by actor Brian Baumgartner to discuss his Green Bay Packers fandom, if grown men should wear NFL jerseys and Brian's time on The Office. Then, Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer calls in to talk about the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe, the true definition of a "player's coach," as well as his head coach, Bruce Arians' use of colorful language. 
Jul 13, 2017
DDFP 578: '17 Texans w/ Braxton Miller & Best CB Duos w/ Chris Harris Jr.
01:07:01
Dave Dameshek is first joined by Matt "Money" Smith and Texans wide receiver Braxton Miller to discuss his versatility as a player, his relationship with coach Bill O'Brien and his experience learning the offense as a rookie. Then, Shek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. to talk about the best defenses of this century, the best CB duos and his excitement for the new season of Game of Thrones. Plus, Cynthia does a special Chris Harris Jr. edition of "Cynthesize It!"
Jul 12, 2017
DDFP 577: 'All or Nothing' and The Elimination Chamber with AJ Hawk
00:54:43
Dave Dameshek and actor Brian Baumgartner are joined by former NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk to kibitz about his new job at FS1, the second year of Amazon's "All or Nothing: A Season with the Los Angeles Rams" and the Hawk family tailgating rituals. Plus, Shek and the guys also played The Elimination Chamber: Decades of Music.
Jul 07, 2017
DDFP 576: Deep dive into 'All or Nothing' with Keith Cossrow
00:53:45
Dave Dameshek and actor Brian Baumgartner are joined by "All or Nothing" coordinating producer Keith Cossrow to discuss everything about "All or Nothing" with the Los Angeles Rams, including what it was like to be there when Jeff Fisher was fired, how Jon Hamm has become perfect in his role on the show and if the crew becomes invested in the team. 
Jul 05, 2017
DDFP 575: Best of Events: Rams Camp, Pie-Off, Shekys, DDFP 500 & SB LI
01:09:14
Relive some of the greatest moments from the DDFP's "Special Events" shows of the past year, beginning with Dave Dameshek's visit to L.A. Rams training camp all the way through our Super Bowl LI show from Houston, Texas. Shek also revisits our celebration of the show's 500th episode, the exciting conclusion of Pie-Off V and the annual honoring of "Best Non-Football-Playing Guest" and "Best Fruit" at the 2016 Sheky Awards.
Jul 04, 2017
DDFP 574: The Reality of Head Coach Firings & Finishing a Losing Season
00:51:27
Dave Dameshek is joined by actor Brian Baumgartner to discuss the rise and fall of the 2016 Los Angeles Rams as depicted in Amazon's second season of All or Nothing. The guys hone in on Jeff Fisher's firing and discuss what must've been going on in the minds of the coaching staff and the players when he was fired mid-season. Also, the guys delve into the realities of how teams stay motivated during a losing season and the development of Jared Goff as we get closer to the start of his second year.
Jun 29, 2017
DDFP 573: 2017 Packers, Trash Talking Tips & Brady vs. Rodgers
00:49:28
Dave Dameshek is joined by Ike Taylor and Colleen Wolfe for another Q&A session where they answer football and "game of life" questions from the fans and NFL players. 1. Which QB who lost his last SB is most likely to win another? 2. What's the best animated film of all-time? 3. Will the Packers make the Super Bowl this year? 4. What's the best sporting event for a date? 5. Would you still start Brady over Rodgers at this point in their careers? 6. What do you think of today's generation of music?
Jun 27, 2017
DDFP 572: Dak vs. Carr & Will the Rams or Chargers win over L.A. fans?
01:03:07
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss Money's new job with the Chargers and determine whether his new team or the Rams will ultimately win over L.A. sports fans. Also, the fellas and Cynthia debate whether Dak Prescott or Derek Carr will reach the most Super Bowls and who has the tougher division. Then, in this edition of "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia breaks down her analytics-based prediction for the order of the final ten players on the "Top 100" list. Lastly, Alex Gelhar joins the show to participate in a TV show themed "Elimination Chamber."
Jun 22, 2017
DDFP 571: Rooting for divisional foes & Pass rushing duos w/ Cam Jordan
00:44:53
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Ike Taylor and New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan to engage in another Q&A session where they respond to questions from fans and current NFL players. 1. Who are your top 5 players of 2017? 2. What superhero or villain best represents your style of play? 3. Does any team have a better pass rushing duo than Bosa and Ingram? 4. Should fans and players root for their divisional foes after they're eliminated from contention? 
Jun 21, 2017
DDFP 570: '17 Ravens offense, Falcons secondary & Bleu cheese vs. Ranch
00:55:40
Dave Dameshek is joined by Colleen Wolfe and Ike Taylor to answer the most pressing football and "game of life" questions presented by members of the Shek Republic and current NFL players. 1. If the Ravens get Decker where would you rank their offense in the AFC North? 2. Will the Falcons' secondary return to dominance in 2017? 3. What's the biggest animal you could take in a fight? 4. Who has the best defense of all time? 5. If you could create an expansion team for any sport, where would they be located and what would be their mascot?
Jun 15, 2017
DDFP 569: Best & Worst O-Lines and 'The Ross Tucker Donut Challenge'
01:02:12
Dave Dameshek is joined by Ross Tucker and Handsome Hank to discuss if the Patriots qualify as the NFL's "super team" and the attitude differences among the league's most popular fan bases. Then, in the "The Food Block," Shek challenges Ross to make good on a doughnut-related claim from last summer. Also, in our new segment, "Let's Be Brief" the fellas attempt to speedily answer a series of football and "game of life" questions. Plus, the guys are joined by a surprise guest who happens to have a killer Ross Tucker impression.
Jun 14, 2017
DDFP 568: 'Ladies Night' Frelund, Adams & Wolfe take over the DDFP!
00:48:28
Dave Dameshek is joined by some very talented analysts from across NFL Media, all of whom happen to be women. Kay Adams, Cynthia Frelund and Colleen Wolfe sit down with Shek to talk about the nuances of the new celebration rules and what changes they would personally implement in 2017. Also, the ladies talk about the loudest sports venues and review Dave's pick for the first Sheky category of the year, best doughnut. Lastly, Cynthia, Colleen and Kay describe how they each got to where they are today in their careers and offer advice to those who also want to work in sports.
Jun 08, 2017
DDFP 567: Best NFL team in Florida, AFC West & Are the Pats a SB LII lock?
00:44:15
Dave Dameshek is joined by Ike Taylor and Colleen Wolfe to answer the best football and game of life questions from current players as well as members of the Shek Republic. The fellas and Colleen debate which QB drafted since 2010 will be considered the best 25 years from now, as well as which players from the 2017 Draft will ultimately make it into the Hall of Fame. Lastly, in the "game of life" category, Ike and Colleen talk about which summer movies they are most looking forward to seeing and the best brunch foods.
Jun 06, 2017
DDFP 566: College All-Americans vs. Falcons & Half Empty, Half Full: Titans
01:10:30
Dave Dameshek is joined by Marc Istook and Patrick Claybon to discuss the NBA Finals, their "life résumé" accolades and whether or not the 2016 College All-Americans could beat the 2016 Atlanta Falcons. Also, in another edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" the fellas talk about the positives and negatives facing the Tennessee Titans ahead of the 2017 NFL season. Plus, the guys participate in a coaching-themed surprise game show and discuss the best comedy movies of the past few decades. Lastly, Shek reads responses from members of the Shek Republic about which all-time NFL teams and players fell short of high expectations.
Jun 01, 2017
DDFP 565: All-time underachieving teams & Week 1: Savage or Watson?
01:16:20
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Matt "Money" Smith and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the NFL teams that famously fell short of expectations in response to the latest news regarding Tiger Woods and his decline from the top. The fellas and Cynthia also preview the upcoming NBA Finals and determine if the 1989 All-NBA team would beat the 2017 squad. Then, thanks to MJD's return, the guys discuss the next season of Game of Thrones and debate the best format for this year's fantasy league. Lastly, in this edition of "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia breaks down why she believes DeAndre Hopkins will have an impressive 2017 season.
May 30, 2017
DDFP 564: Best of Ike Taylor & Maurice Jones-Drew, Vol. 1
00:50:57
Dave Dameshek turns it over to two of our DDFP favorites, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew, for Vol. 1 of their best moments on the show from this past season. From the time the guys co-hosted the show in Shek's absence to their fantastic commentary during Joe Buck's visit, Ike and Maurice have clearly proven they are deserving of the "Best of" treatment. Relive MJD's emotional draft story, gain some valuable game of life advice from Dear Ikey and perhaps even indulge in some football analysis with the help of "Ike's Corner Corner." 
May 25, 2017
DDFP 563: 2017 Rule Changes & Half Empty, Half Full: Ravens & Browns
01:18:52
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Cynthia Frelund to react to the latest 2017 NFL rule changes. Also, in response to the league relaxing rules on celebrations, Dave tells the story of when Adam Carolla invented an infamous touchdown "celebration" later used by Doug Baldwin for Tom Cruise and Jon Hamm. Then, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" the fellas and Cynthia look at the positives and negatives facing both the Ravens and Browns. Lastly, for "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia makes the case for Matthew Stafford being better than Big Ben. 
May 24, 2017
DDFP 562: Half Empty, Half Full: Eagles, NFC East & Producer Conference
01:14:54
Dave Dameshek is joined by the first couple of Philadelphia sports, Colleen Wolfe and John Gonzalez, to discuss Philly fans' booing philosophy, and rank the city's true sports rivals. Also, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" Colleen and John predict where the Eagles will finish in the NFC East this season. Then, EmmaVP reads Shek's "internal" memo to the producers, where he shows his true colors in defining a new code of conduct for show production in the offseason. Plus, another Producer Conference, covering the NBA, rompers for men and best movie theater treats!
May 19, 2017
DDFP 561: Kaepernicks's future, 'Top 100' 70-61 & Actor redundancies
01:11:57
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Bald Bryan to discuss Colin Kaepernick's future and where he could realistically land in response to the rumors of interest from Seattle. Then, the fellas revisit Bald Bryan's ongoing list of "actor redundancies" and review some of the greatest movie streaks by prominent actors, highlighting Harrison Ford and Tom Hanks. Plus, Producer Sully provides his latest football player-food comparison list, this time drawing parallels between defenders and popular snack foods.
May 17, 2017
DDFP 560: '17 Seahawks w/ Cliff Avril & Rivers debate w/ Casey Hayward
00:42:25
Dave Dameshek is first joined by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril to discuss his team's dominant defense and how they plan to bounce back in 2017. Also, Shek asks Cliff about Earl Thomas being the Seahawks' "jenga piece" and gets his insider's perspective on the Richard Sherman trade rumors. Then, in response to Shek referring to Philip Rivers as a "borderline" Hall of Famer on NFL Network's Top 100 reaction show, Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward joins the show to defend his teammate. Plus, Casey weighs in on how the Chargers plan to win the AFC West this season and details his Los Angeles moving plans.
May 11, 2017
DDFP 559: 2017's Top 200 Players & Who should sign LeGarrette Blount?
00:55:49
Dave Dameshek is joined by Michael Fabiano and Cynthia Frelund to discuss Fabs' recently released list of the Top 200 Players for 2017. The fellas and Cynthia talk about the potential strategy the Raiders will utilize with the return of Marshawn Lynch, as well as the impact Eddie Lacy could have in Seattle. Also, the guys determine which running backs are prime for breakout 2017 seasons, highlighting Jordan Howard's performance so far in Chicago. Lastly, with LeGarrette Blount's future still being uncertain, the guys discuss the best potential landing spots for him this season.
May 09, 2017
DDFP 558: Lynch vs. Charles vs. Peterson & Evaluating the 'Top 100' so far
01:05:24
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Patrick Claybon to discuss the news of Jamaal Charles signing with the Denver Broncos and how this affects C.J. Anderson going forward. The guys also debate which newly relocated running back, including Jamaal Charles, Marshawn Lynch, Adrian Peterson and Mike Gillislee, will have the most success in 2017. Then, the fellas react to the list of players revealed so far from the "Top 100 Players of 2017" and discuss if Alex Smith deserves his current spot. Plus, the guys rank the Star Wars movies in honor of May the 4th!
May 04, 2017
DDFP 557: 2017 Draft Rounds 1-7 recap & Who should pick up Jay Cutler?
01:09:59
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt "Money" Smith and Cynthia Frelund to break down the 2017 NFL Draft, beginning with the Chicago Bears' controversial pick of Mitchell Trubisky. Also, Dave details his positive experience in Philadelphia, while also calling out Philly fans for inadvertently booing themselves during speeches from the Commissioner and Drew Pearson. Then, the fellas and Cynthia discuss the Chargers' impressive picks and commend the Browns and Jets for not reaching for QBs this year. Lastly, Money declares the Chiefs as one of his Draft losers and the guys talk about the best potential fits for Jay Cutler now that the Draft is complete.
May 02, 2017
DDFP 556: Draft Rd 1 recap & Bears fandom w/ Kay Adams & Kyle Brandt
01:12:54
Dave Dameshek is joined by Good Morning Football hosts Kay Adams and Kyle Brandt from the Logan Hotel in Philadelphia to review the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft. Also, Shek asks Kay and Kyle about their Chicago Bears fandom and how they feel about the team selecting Mitchell Trubisky. Then, Kay and Kyle describe their "Life Resumes" as well as their career paths in media. Lastly, Shek poses his latest elimination style game to Kay and Kyle, as they rank pizza, TV, sex and their own favorite activity.
Apr 29, 2017
DDFP 555: 2017 NFL Draft Player Interviews Special!
00:23:56
Dave Dameshek is joined by Ike Taylor in Philadelphia, the site of the 2017 NFL Draft, to interview the top players selected in the first round, including Deshaun Watson, Leonard Fournette, Mitchell Trubisky, Jamal Adams and Jonathan Allen. The fellas ask the NFL's newest rookies about their emotions leading up to being drafted and how they plan to contribute to their teams in 2017. The guys also interview Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin to discuss the impact his former player, Myles Garrett will have on the Cleveland Browns' defense.
Apr 29, 2017
DDFP 554: Mailbag! | Ike's Draft sleepers & MJD on playing through injury
00:55:51
Dave Dameshek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew as they answer some of the most pressing questions from you, the fans! Ike lays out his top Draft sleepers, and dishes out some solid romance advice while MJD talks about what it’s like for athletes to play through injury, and what he thinks of the Jaguars draft strategy.
Apr 23, 2017
DDFP 553: Duane Brown on the Texans QB situation & 2017 NFL schedule
01:05:04
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank to discuss the 2017 NFL schedule being released today as they broke down the games week by week. Shek and Hank also played a game of Over/Undies and have a Mock Draft of Things: fictional football players edition. Then, Shek is joined by Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown who spoke about Tony Romo retiring, Tom Savage playing quarterback and blocking J.J. Watt.
Apr 21, 2017
DDFP 552: Ryan Shazier on his Draft experience & Worst 5 QB situations
01:05:06
Dave Dameshek is joined by Patrick Claybon and Marc Istook to discuss the worst five quarterback situations in the NFL and who their top QBs are in the upcoming NFL Draft. Shek and the fellas also debate the best and worst regional foods in America. Then, Shek is joined by Ryan Shazier to talk about the passing of Steelers owner and chairman Dan Rooney, the team's loss to the Patriots in the AFC Championship game, and his 2014 NFL Draft story.
Apr 18, 2017
DDFP 551: Marshawn Lynch latest & Malcolm Jenkins on OBJ vs. Marshall
01:03:33
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund to discuss the latest news regarding a Marshawn Lynch trade and to participate in another Producer Conference. Shek and Cynthia answer questions about Jarvis Landry's comments about sweeping the Patriots this year, the impact of analytics on the NFL Draft and Shek's recent beverage of choice. Then, Shek is joined by Malcolm Jenkins to talk about the toughest wide receivers to cover and how much of a challenge the Giants will be now that they have Brandon Marshall. Plus, Malcolm details his 2009 Draft experience, picks his winners for the first round of the NHL playoffs, and also weighs in on the Joe Mixon debate.
Apr 13, 2017
DDFP 550: Top fantasy RB prospects & Best sporting moments since 1980
01:14:50
Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt "Franchise" Franciscovich and Marcas Grant to discuss Franchise's top running back prospects and their potential fantasy impact during the 2017 season. Also, the guys talk about whether they would rather have a green jacket from the Masters or a gold jacket from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Then, the fellas determine their top 10 sporting moments since 1980, beginning with the Miracle on Ice. Plus, in this edition of "Surprise Game Show," the guys try to list as many QBs as they can that started at least one game during the 2016 NFL regular season. 
Apr 11, 2017
DDFP 549: Half Empty, Half Full: Bears & Richard Sherman trade rumors
01:00:03
Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt "Money" Smith and Cynthia Frelund to discuss the possibility of Marshawn Lynch coming out of retirement, Christian McCaffrey's NFL player comparison and how the game of dodgeball reveals a lot about one's character. Also, in the return of "Surprise Game Show" the fellas and Cynthia name as many QBs as they can that started at least 100 games for one team. Plus, Shek and Money look at the positives and negatives facing the Chicago Bears ahead of 2017 in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full." Lastly, the guys weigh in Seahawks GM John Schneider's comments regarding a potential trade of Richard Sherman.
Apr 06, 2017
DDFP 548: Tony Romo's retirement, Hall or Nothing & Top 3 QB prospects
01:07:49
Dave Dameshek is joined by Bucky Brooks and Elliot Harrison to discuss the news of Tony Romo's retirement and whether or not he will ultimately make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The fellas also talk about the impact of Romo's retirement on the rest of the teams in need of a starter. Then, in a game of "Cutty, Kap or Draft" the guys debate what the Texans should do at the QB position this season. Plus, Shek asks Bucky, "What's up with Scouts?" in search of answers about how they missed on successful QBs like Tony Romo, Tom Brady and Kurt Warner. Lastly, Bucky gives a quick breakdown of each of his Top 3 QB prospects available in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Apr 04, 2017
DDFP 547: Raiders SB LII chances, Uniform updates & Kaepernick debate
00:53:36
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Chris Wesseling to discuss if the addition of Marshawn Lynch would make the Raiders the Super Bowl favorites, as well as the overall impact he could have on the team. The fellas also talk about the latest uniform and logo updates and discuss which teams should go back to their old jerseys. Plus, the winner of the Best All-Time NFL Position Group Bracket is announced! Lastly, Bleacher Report's Doug Farrar joins the show to debate both the political and on-the-field issues surrounding Colin Kaepernick with Wess, as well as determine where he may be a good fit for the 2017 NFL season.
Mar 30, 2017
DDFP 546: Las Vegas Raiders, the League of Leagues & 'Mean' Joe Greene
01:26:34
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to participate in another Producers Conference, answering questions from behind-the-glass about the Raiders' big move to Las Vegas, Marshawn Lynch's future and dream Vegas performer residencies. Cynthia also reviews and analyzes some of Shek's picks from his "League of Leagues" draft. Plus, EmmaVP reveals the final matchup in Shek's Best NFL Position Group Bracket. Lastly, Shek talks with Steelers legend "Mean" Joe Greene about the Steel Curtain, playing for Chuck Noll and the dominance of the 21st century Patriots.
Mar 28, 2017
DDFP 545: 'Mean' Joe Greene interview
00:20:37
Dave Dameshek talks to Pittsburgh Steelers legend "Mean" Joe Greene about the dominance of the 1970's Steel Curtain and whether they were the best defense of all-time. Greene also discusses the legacy of his former coach Chuck Noll and what it was like to play for him. Shek also asks Joe about his favorite teammate and some of his memories from the 1979 season. Lastly, Greene weighs in on the 21st century New England Patriots and how they're able to maintain their excellence year after year.
Mar 28, 2017
DDFP 544: Patriots offseason moves, Position Group Elite 8 & Song Draft
01:14:07
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Gregg Rosenthal to discuss the Patriots' many offseason moves and determine whether or not anyone can beat them in 2017. The fellas and Cynthia also talk about Ben Roethlisberger's comments on his retirement and why they may need to be taken more seriously. Also, Dave brings back the "Song Draft" to select his next tune, as well as critique the choices made by his guests and behind-the-glass. Lastly, the guys weigh in on the Elite 8 matchups of the Best Position Group Bracket and EmmaVP reveals the Final Four contenders.
Mar 23, 2017
DDFP 543: Half Empty, Half Full: Jaguars, Unsigned QBs & Julian Edelman
01:17:11
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank to discuss FBI Director James Comey's hatred for the New England Patriots, as well as determine the very worst day of the sports year. The fellas also discuss the remaining unsigned quarterbacks and whether they would rather have Jay Cutler or Colin Kaepernick on their team in 2017. Then, Fantasy Hipster Matt Harmon joins the show to discuss the positives and negatives facing the Jacksonville Jaguars ahead of the 2017 season in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full." Lastly, Shek sits down with Julian Edelman to talk about his game day routine, his spectacular Super Bowl catch and charitable plans for his facial hair.  
Mar 21, 2017
DDFP 542: Darrelle Revis, Browns' long-term outlook & Bracket results
00:59:34
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank for another edition of the DDFP Producer Conference, in which the fellas answer football and game of life questions from behind-the-glass. The guys also welcome back Producer Sully and review the results of round one of Shek's Best All-Time Position Group bracket. A sampling of today's questions: 1. Would Darrelle Revis be a good fit for the Steelers? 2. Will the Browns win a Super Bowl in Shek's lifetime? 3. How much did Shek pay in taxes back in 2005?
Mar 16, 2017
DDFP 541: NFC North outlook & Free Agency update with Geoff Schwartz
00:54:00
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Geoff Schwartz to evaluate free agency so far and discuss what makes a good offensive lineman in the NFL. The fellas also celebrate Pi Day and talk about the "Do's & Don'ts" of kids birthday parties. Also, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" Schwartz weighs the positives and negatives facing his brother's team, the Chiefs, ahead of the 2017 NFL season. Lastly, EmmaVP reveals the winners of the first half of the Round of 32 in Shek's Best All-Time Franchise Position Group bracket challenge.
Mar 14, 2017
DDFP 540: Free Agency latest: Osweiler, Jeffery, Jackson, Romo & more!
01:03:19
Dave Dameshek is joined by Patrick Claybon and Cynthia Frelund to react and respond to the latest free agency news from around the league. The fellas and Cynthia discuss Brock Osweiler's trade to Cleveland and what the Browns may plan to do at the quarterback position. Then, the guys react to Alshon Jeffery signing with the Eagles, as well as the impact of A.J. Bouye's trade to the Jaguars. Also, in this edition of "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia breaks down the ins and outs of free agency, including the complexities of salary cap space and setting the market value for specific positions. Lastly, everyone weighs in on where both Colin Kaepernick and Tony Romo will land.
Mar 09, 2017
DDFP 539: Best sports records, Rams' uniforms & Pancakes vs. waffles
00:58:41
Dave Dameshek is joined by Marcas Grant for the inaugural DDFP Producers' Press Conference where the fellas answer a series of football and "game of life" questions from behind-the-glass. A sampling of today's conversation topics: 1. Which free agents would you stay away from and why? 2. What are the toughest records in all of sports to break? 3. Would you rather have a private island or a million dollars? 4. What does the Uniform Monitor think of the Rams' new uniforms? 5. Waffles or pancakes, how say you?  
Mar 07, 2017
DDFP 538: Malcolm Jenkins on Chip Kelly, Colin Kaepernick & the NFLPA
00:40:04
Dave Dameshek sits down with Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins at Gatlin's BBQ in Houston, Texas to discuss if New Orleans has better food than Philadelphia, as well as Malcolm's limited experience with tailgating football games. Then, Shek asks Jenkins about his experience playing for Chip Kelly and if he believes Kelly will ultimately get the last laugh. Also, Malcolm weighs in on Colin Kaepernick's protest and how he believes athletes can effectively utilize their platforms for social and political causes. Lastly, Shek and Malcolm decide to create their own gold jackets for people they choose to be in their "Hall of Great."
Mar 02, 2017
DDFP 537: Free agency news, 'Hall of All' & Cowboys: Half Empty, Half Full
00:54:10
Dave Dameshek is joined by Marc Istook to discuss Jamaal Charles' release from the Chiefs and where he falls in the rankings of best all-time Chiefs running backs. Then, Patrick Claybon joins the fellas to talk about potential landing spots for Adrian Peterson, Bill Polian's comments regarding Terrell Owens and the best spots for fast food burgers. Plus, Shek debuts Claybon's intro song! Shek and Marc also revisit the "Hall of All," naming their top ten candidates across all professional sports for this honor. Lastly, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" the guys discuss the positives and negatives facing the Dallas Cowboys ahead of the 2017 season.
Feb 28, 2017
DDFP 536: The QB Carousel & Best franchise position groups of all-time
01:21:35
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt "Money" Smith and Cynthia Frelund to discuss where Tony Romo, Jay Cutler and Kirk Cousins will end up next season and whether or not there is life on other planets. Also, the fellas and Cynthia choose their favorite football family trios, as well as the best holiday treats. Plus, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" the guys discuss the positives and negatives facing the Miami Dolphins ahead of the 2017 season. Lastly, Shek provides a comprehensive list of potential best all-time position groups for a single franchise across professional sports and each guest declares a top three.
Feb 23, 2017
DDFP 535: 'The Maurice 5' & College All-Americans vs. Cleveland Browns
00:59:50
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Maurice Jones-Drew to determine whether or not the college first-team All-Americans could beat the Cleveland Browns and if Adrian Peterson could potentially be a good fit for the Giants. Also, in the debut of the DDFP Halftime Show segment, Shek plays an interesting 1979 interview of "Hollywood" Henderson talking about his teammate D.D. Lewis. Lastly, MJD provides his annual telling of 'The Maurice 5,' an in-depth look back at his NFL Draft experience and all five running backs taken ahead of him in 2006.
Feb 21, 2017
DDFP 534: Best QB trios, Dear Ikey & Half Empty, Half Full: Giants
00:47:38
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and Ike Taylor to discuss who they think the Patriots should play in the 2017 kickoff game, the Patriots' "Blitz for Six" trademark and Byron Maxwell's comments about the Dolphins' secondary. Also, in this edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" the fellas discuss the positives and negatives facing the New York Giants and how optimistic they should be ahead of the 2017 season. Lastly, based on Jimmy Garoppolo and Tony Romo's potential trade value, the guys talk about the best quarterback trios in the NFL.
Feb 16, 2017
DDFP 533: Half Empty, Half Full: Jets with Jonah Keri & Best days in life
00:49:30
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt "Money" Smith and Jonah Keri to breakdown the Jets' 2016 season and discuss the team's positives and negatives as they prepare for the 2017 season in a new edition of "Half Empty, Half Full." Also, the fellas delve into an animated debate regarding whether or not a hamburger is a sandwich and discuss the best days in life, highlighting snow days and the last day of school. Then, in an interview from Super Bowl weekend, Shek, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew talk to Jerome Bettis about being teammates with Ike, Le'Veon Bell's transformation and competing with Ben Roethlisberger in practice.
Feb 14, 2017
DDFP 532: Half Empty, Half Full: Falcons & Zero-RB strategy retrospect
00:53:15
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt Harmon and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss what they'll be watching on TV during the offseason and participate in a game of "Worst-case scenario: Airplane seating." Also, in honor of Harmon's last show for a while, the fellas hear the debut of his intro song and revisit his famous feud with Michael Fabiano regarding the "Zero-RB Strategy." Then, the guys premiere the Falcons edition of "Half Empty, Half Full," a segment where they breakdown the positives and negatives of a team as they prepare for the 2017 NFL season. Lastly, the fellas review the Super Bowl performances of the Falcons' and Patriots' triplets.
Feb 09, 2017
DDFP 531: SB LI recap, Best catches in SB history & Terrell Owens debate
01:05:13
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Ike Taylor and Cynthia Frelund to rank the best catches in Super Bowl history, determine where Super Bowl LI ranks among all Super Bowls and discuss what they each will remember the most from this year's game. The fellas also highlight their pregame sideline experiences and Shek raves about his luxury box view of the game with Jon Hamm. Then, in keeping with an annual tradition, everyone shares their predictions for Super Bowl LII. Lastly, the guys and Cynthia weigh in on Terrell Owens' missing the Hall of Fame cut once again.
Feb 07, 2017
DDFP 530: SB LI Red Challenge Flag picks, All-time triplets & Xavier Rhodes
00:54:44
Shek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Handsome Hank in Houston, Texas ahead of Super Bowl LI to make their Red Challenge Flag picks, use the 10 Ft Pole to determine the best all-time Super Bowl triplets and discuss the best celebrity encounters they've had so far. Then, Maurice Jones-Drew and Ike Taylor join the show with special guest, Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes, to respond to some 'Dear Ikey' questions from fans, as well as Chargers running back Melvin Gordon. Xavier also talks about playing with Terence Newman and his altercation with Odell Beckham Jr. Lastly, Ike and MJD weigh in on Super Bowl LI in Red Challenge Flag picks part 2!
Feb 02, 2017
DDFP 529: Tom Brady vs. Joe Montana & 10 Foot Pole: Super Bowl Edition
00:49:26
Dave Dameshek is joined by Patrick Claybon, Handsome Hank, and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss who has the better Super Bowl resume Tom Brady or Joe Montana. The guys also take some time to debate the best Super Bowl of all-time followed by a heated debate if hamburgers are sandwiches. Finally the guys bust out the 10 foot pole to discuss some predictions for the upcoming Super Bowl LI matchup between the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots.
Jan 31, 2017
DDFP 528: Best 2017 Draft prospect, Peyton's next job & New SB bits
00:49:28
Shek is joined by Patrick Claybon, Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss who's worth trading up for in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, debate how good Deshaun Watson is and honor Mary Tyler Moore with a best working women on TV discussion. Also, ahead of Super Bowl LI Media Day and NFL Honors, Shek asks the guys for suggestions on new bits he can use with players and coaches. Plus, the fellas determine if they would rather be a GM, TV analyst or politician based on Peyton Manning's next potential career move. 
Jan 26, 2017
DDFP 527: Conference Championships recap & Key SB LI matchups
00:46:52
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Cynthia Frelund to discuss the news of Ben Roethlisberger contemplating retirement, rate the Super Bowl LI matchup on a scale of 1-10 and discuss if Aaron Rodgers is to blame for the Packers' loss. Also, the fellas and Cynthia talk about the key Super Bowl LI position matchups and highlight some of the best all-time Super Bowl uniforms. Plus, the guys discuss which teams who missed the playoffs this year could ultimately make the Super Bowl next season.
Jan 24, 2017
DDFP 526: Red Challenge Flag Picks & is this the best final four QBs ever?
01:03:31
Shek is joined by Matt Harmon, Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss if Matt Ryan, Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger and Aaron Rodgers are the best final four quarterbacks ever. The guys also got into what will each of these quarterbacks legacy be if they win Super Bowl 51. Then they all make their Red Challenge Flag Picks for the AFC and NFC Championship games. 
Jan 19, 2017
DDFP 525: Divisional Round recap, Postgame antics & Matt Ryan's legacy
01:09:09
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor, Handsome Hank and Cynthia Frelund to discuss which team has the best roster minus the QB and determine what was the least impressive win over the weekend. Also, Shek brings back the Orbach Factor to admit he was wrong about Matt Ryan in the preseason. Then, the fellas and Cynthia talk about Antonio Brown's locker room video and Travis Kelce's postgame comments. Also, the guys discuss hypothetical losing scenarios for each team, highlighting their individual weaknesses. Plus, A.J. Hawk returns to talk about the Packers' impressive playoff performance so far and his pick for Super Bowl LI.
Jan 17, 2017
DDFP 524: Red Challenge Flag picks, The Curse of S'posta & Loser Bowl
01:08:28
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.
Jan 12, 2017
DDFP 523: Wild Card Weekend recap, Ranking Playoff QBs & Kevin Harlan
00:52:18
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.
Jan 10, 2017
DDFP 522: Red Challenge Flag picks & Future Hall of Fame candidates
00:59:02
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.
Jan 05, 2017
DDFP 521: Top 5 MVP candidates, Coaching vacancies & Bye week impact
00:50:02
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.
Jan 03, 2017
DDFP 520: Red Challenge Flag picks, where Tony Romo will play & who the MVP trophy should be named after?
01:06:48
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. 
Dec 29, 2016
DDFP 519: 21st Annual Sheky Awards
01:06:40
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.
Dec 28, 2016
DDFP 518: Red Challenge Flag picks, MVP race & Wild Card contenders
00:59:42
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.
Dec 22, 2016
DDFP 517: Week 15 recap, Sheky Spotlight & Who's to blame in Jacksonville?
00:39:51
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.
Dec 20, 2016
DDFP 516: Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Broncos: Dead or Alive?
00:58:10
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. 
Dec 16, 2016
DDFP 515: Week 14 recap & Are we sleeping on the Falcons?
00:51:54
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.
Dec 13, 2016
DDFP 514: Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Al Franken joins the show!
01:25:44
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.
Dec 09, 2016
DDFP 513: Week 13 recap, Earl Thomas' injury & Joe Buck joins the show!
01:01:11
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.
Dec 06, 2016
DDFP 512: Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Gronk's injury impact
00:56:30
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.
Dec 01, 2016
DDFP 511: Week 12 recap & Steelers vs. Cowboys 'triplets'
00:42:40
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. 
Nov 29, 2016
DDFP 509: Week 12 Red Challenge Flag picks & Are the Raiders likeable?
00:49:49
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.
Nov 22, 2016
DDFP 510: Pie-Off V
00:45:31
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.
Nov 22, 2016
DDFP 508: Week 11 recap & Thanksgiving Foods Draft
00:54:16
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.
Nov 21, 2016
DDFP 507: Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Who will win the AFC South?
01:04:53
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.
Nov 17, 2016
DDFP 506: Week 10 recap, Ike's Escape Goat & 2016 Patriots with John King
01:03:04
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.
Nov 15, 2016
DDFP 505: Week 10 Red Challenge Flag picks & Picking a Franchise QB
01:07:17
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.
Nov 11, 2016
DDFP 504: Week 9 recap, Midseason QB Rankings & Who will win the AFC North?
00:43:13
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.
Nov 08, 2016
DDFP 503: Week 9 Red Challenge Flag picks 'Menu' & Best Game 7 wins
00:54:51
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.
Nov 04, 2016
DDFP 502: Week 8 recap, Jamie Collins trade & Midseason Awards
01:04:28
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!
Nov 01, 2016
DDFP 501: Week 8 Red Challenge Flag Picks & Are the Panthers doomed?
00:48:38
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.
Oct 27, 2016
DDFP 500: Week 7 recap, Arians vs. Fisher & 500th episode spectacular!
01:06:39
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.
Oct 25, 2016
DDFP 499: Week 7 Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & Osweiler vs. Bradford
00:55:15
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.
Oct 21, 2016
DDFP 498: Week 6 recap, Jets' struggles & Who will win the AFC West?
00:27:33
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. 
Oct 18, 2016
DDFP 497: Week 6 Red Challenge Flag Picks & NFC East Playoff Contenders
01:06:52
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.
Oct 13, 2016
DDFP 496: Week 5 recap, Dak vs. Romo & Bills' offense with Tyrod Taylor
00:55:25
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.
Oct 11, 2016
DDFP 495: Week 5 Red Challenge Flag picks & Who will win the NFC?
01:09:55
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.
Oct 06, 2016
DDFP 494: Week 4 recap, trash talking & Josh Norman vs. Steve Smith Sr.
01:03:14
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.
Oct 04, 2016
DDFP 493: Week 4 Red Challenge Flag Picks 'Menu' & If RBs were appetizers
00:53:45
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.
Sep 29, 2016
DDFP 492: Week 3 recap & CB-WR matchups with Terence Newman
00:46:16
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew in a special debate edition of 'The Hurry Up' to discuss Dak Prescott vs. Carson Wentz and the Broncos' defense vs. the Vikings' defense. Then, the guys break down the best wins and worst losses from Week 3, highlighting the Eagles' win and the Jets' loss. Also, the guys talk to Vikings CB Terence Newman about Sam Bradford, Stefon Diggs and some of the most controversial CB-WR matchups. Plus, in this week's "Time Machine Football," the guys review the 2013 Week 9 game between the Bengals and Dolphins in anticipation of Thursday Night Football.
Sep 27, 2016
DDFP 491: Week 3 Red Challenge Flag Picks "Menu" & Dad Jokes
00:52:38
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt "Money" Smith and Matt Harmon to discuss their power rankings as of Week 3, the games they are looking forward to the most this weekend and deliver their highly anticipated "Dad Jokes." Then, producer EmmaVP transforms Studio 66 into French restaurant "Chez Shek" and the guys review an entire menu describing the biggest Week 3 matchups. The guys debate and make their picks for the "Entrée" games in this special edition of "Red Challenge Flag Picks."
Sep 22, 2016
DDFP 490: Week 2 recap, 'Dead or Alive' & Ike's Corner Corner
00:52:28
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the status of "Exotic Smash Mouth" in Tennessee, the Seahawks' playoff chances and the early success of Carson Wentz. Then, the guys break down the best wins and worst losses from Week 2, highlighting the Vikings' win and the Redskins' loss. Also, the guys play a game of 'Dead or Alive' and Ike Taylor breaks down Trae Waynes' performance against the Packers in his new segment, "Ike's Corner Corner." Plus, in this week's "Time Machine Football," the guys review the 2003 Week 12 game between the Patriots and Texans in anticipation of Thursday Night Football.
Sep 20, 2016
DDFP 489: Week 2 Red Challenge Flag Picks & Color Rush Uniform Review
00:51:58
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss the Bengals-Steelers rivalry, the Week 2 games they are looking forward to the most and whether or not Josh Norman will bounce back against Dez Bryant. Also, Shek asks the guys to weigh in on the new color rush uniforms and he gives his "Uniform Monitor" stamp of approval to the winners. Then, the guys debate and make their selections for the biggest games in the Week 2 edition of "Red Challenge Flag Picks." 
Sep 15, 2016
DDFP 488: Week 1 Best Wins, Worst Losses & 'Time Machine Football'
00:58:54
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the Raiders' gutsy decision to go for two, the best first contract quarterbacks and give advice to Darrelle Revis and Josh Norman. Then, the guys break down the best wins and worst losses from Week 1, highlighting the Patriots' win and the Jets' loss. Also, MJD talks about Kaepernick's effect on the 49ers and the guys review his radio calls. Plus, Shek debuts "Time Machine Football," a segment where the guys review the 1981 wild card playoff game between the Jets and Bills in anticipation of Thursday Night Football.
Sep 13, 2016
DDFP 487: Week 1 Red Challenge Flag picks & "10-ft pole" scenarios
00:52:48
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss Jared Goff's career outlook, whether or not Andy Dalton will ever win a playoff game and if Tom Brady will win another Super Bowl. Then, the guys make their selections for the biggest games of Week 1 in the 2016 season return of "Red Challenge Flag Picks." Also, Shek brings back the "10-ft pole" segment where Money decides whether or not he would touch bold statements regarding Carson Wentz, RGIII and Tony Romo with an actual 10-ft pole.
Sep 08, 2016
DDFP 486: Packers QBs, Kaepernick protest with Chuck Todd & NFL' Final Four'
01:08:30
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to preview the upcoming matchup between the Panthers and Broncos, discuss the Eagles' decision to start Carson Wentz and reveal their picks for the "Final Four" of the NFL Playoffs. Then, the guys play a game of "Dead or Alive" featuring the Vikings' playoff hopes and the Colts' dominance of the AFC South. Also, Shek speaks with MSNBC's Chuck Todd, moderator of "Meet the Press," about Colin Kaepernick's protest and the best Packers' quarterbacks. Plus, Chuck Todd and MJD debate who will win the Week 1 game between the Packers and the Jaguars.
Sep 06, 2016
DDFP 485: 'Dead or Alive' & College Football Predictions with A.J. Hawk
01:02:28
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt Harmon and former Packers and Bengals linebacker A.J. Hawk to discuss the Vikings' backup quarterback situation, the best college football matchups this weekend and their predictions for the college playoff. Then, NFL Fantasy Analyst Michael Fabiano joins the show to play a game of "Dead or Alive" featuring Tony Romo's career as a starter, overall interest in Tim Tebow and the controversial zero running back fantasy draft strategy. Plus, Shek wraps the show with a new NFC wild card themed edition of "Elimination Chamber."
Sep 02, 2016
DDFP 485: 'Dead or Alive' & College Football Predictions with A.J. Hawk
01:02:28
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt Harmon and former Packers and Bengals linebacker A.J. Hawk to discuss the Vikings' backup quarterback situation, the best college football matchups this weekend and their predictions for the college playoff. Then, NFL Fantasy Analyst Michael Fabiano joins the show to play a game of "Dead or Alive" featuring Tony Romo's career as a starter, overall interest in Tim Tebow and the controversial zero running back fantasy draft strategy. Plus, Shek wraps the show with a new NFC wild card themed edition of "Elimination Chamber."
Sep 01, 2016
DDFP 484: NFC South & NFC West predictions with Will Brinson
00:49:33
Shek is first joined by Handsome Hank to discuss which teams will have the top five picks in the 2017 NFL Draft, the best shows they've watched this summer and the Cowboys' quarterback situation. The guys also talk about Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand for the National Anthem and the mixed reactions from around the league. Also, Shek talks with CBS Sports' Will Brinson about his predictions for the NFC South and NFC West divisions and why the Panthers and Cam Newton continue to be underrated. 
Aug 30, 2016
DDFP 483: NFC East and NFC North predictions & Black Tie's final show
01:04:57
Adam Rank returns to Studio 66 with Shek and Matt Harmon to discuss if the Vikings or Redskins will be able to repeat as division champions this year and which players will have their most successful seasons in 2016. They guys also weigh in on Shek's record and playoff predictions for all of the teams in both the NFC North and NFC East divisions. Plus, in honor of Producer Blacktie's last show, the guys answer questions from "The Blacklist" and participate in one last "Elimination Chamber" scenario.
Aug 25, 2016
DDFP 482: AFC West & AFC South Predictions and how to defend the Patriots
01:06:33
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Bucky Brooks to discuss Dak Prescott's hot start, Goff's brief appearances in the preseason and the Dolphins current offensive line issues.  The guys also break down what is the best option for a defense to match up against the Patriots' two tight end sets this season.  Plus, Shek predicts the record for each team in the AFC West & AFC South and they play another edition of the “Surprise Game Show.”
Aug 23, 2016
DDFP 481: AFC East & AFC North predictions and Preseason Wk 2 preview
01:00:03
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt Harmon to discuss the new names for the Dolphins' and Bills' stadiums, head coaches already on the hot seat and what they're looking forward to in Preseason Week 2. They guys also weigh in on Shek's first record and playoff predictions for all of the teams in both the AFC North and AFC East divisions. Plus, the guys participate in another edition of "Surprise Game Show."
Aug 18, 2016
DDFP 480: Preseason Wk 1 Truths & Lies and "If Wide Receivers Were Desserts"
00:54:49
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor, Matt Harmon and Matt "Franchise" Franciscovich to review Week 1 of the NFL Preseason and determine what truths and lies came out of the major storylines. The guys also discuss the fantasy value of players such as Jared Goff, Brock Osweiler and DeMarco Murray. Then, Producer Sean "Sully" Sullivan joins the show to reveal his list of comparisons between top wide receivers and popular desserts. Plus, Ike Taylor answers Bengals running back Jeremy Hill's relationship question in the latest edition of "Dear Ikey."
Aug 16, 2016
DDFP 479: "Hall of All" with Jonah Keri & Should Goff start Week 1?
01:05:12
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Patrick Claybon to review the latest Bourne movie and discuss which NFL athletes could succeed in lesser known Olympic events. The guys also attempt to review the first episode of "Hard Knocks" and debate whether or not Jared Goff will be ready to start in Week 1. Then, Shek is joined by CBS Sports' Jonah Keri to determine the top six athletes across all major league sports who would make it into their prestigious "Hall of All." Plus, the guys participate in another edition of "Surprise Game Show."
Aug 11, 2016
DDFP 478: RGIII outlook, Tim Tebow's return & Locker room politics
00:55:34
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Ike Taylor to discuss Tim Tebow's desire to play in the MLB, which NFL players could beat Usain Bolt in the 40-yard dash and proper etiquette for rookies in the locker room. The guys also debate whether or not Eli Manning is a Hall of Fame quarterback and what attributes help a player land a spot in the Hall of Fame. Lastly, Shek previews his interview with Jared Goff and the guys determine whether or not Robert Griffin III will make a comeback this year. Plus, the guys participate in another edition of "Surprise Game Show."
Aug 09, 2016
DDFP 477: AFC North outlook, Worst QBs & Mid-Summer Fruit Report
01:14:05
Shek is joined by Patrick Claybon, Daniel Jeremiah and Marc Sessler to discuss their predictions for the AFC North, as well as which head coaches they believe could still play. The guys also reveal their favorite Olympics memories and determine who can be rightfully labeled as the worst starting QB in the NFL. Then, Shek provides his "Mid-Summer Fruit Report" and responds to fruit-related conundrums put forth by the Shek Republic. Plus, the guys participate in another edition of "Surprise Game Show" and prepare for the "BlackTie Movie Event."
Aug 04, 2016
DDFP 476: Tyrann Mathieu’s Extension & Young Running Backs on the Rise
00:54:35
Shek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and NFL Media’s Matt Harmon.  The guys discuss Tyrann Mathieu’s extension and debate if he is the most valuable defensive player in the NFL.  Plus, they talk about Shek’s list of the best triplets headed into 2016 and which young running backs have potential to be future stars.
Aug 02, 2016
DDFP 475: 2016 Packers with Greg Jennings & Aaron Nagler
00:55:26
Shek is joined by NFL Media's Patrick Claybon, Aaron Nagler from CheeseHeadTV.com and recently retired NFL wide receiver Greg Jennings to discuss Jets QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract, as well as rank Packers QBs Bart Starr, Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. Greg Jennings also addresses his complicated relationship with Aaron Rodgers. Then, Aaron Nagler reveals his top three concerns for the Packers in 2016 and his worst losses as a Packers fan. Plus, the guys wrap the show by reviewing the Green Bay Packers' 2016 schedule in the latest installment of "On the Record."
Jul 28, 2016
DDFP 474: 2016 Redskins, Best Offensive Triplets & Best QB Draft classes
00:55:14
Shek is joined by Dan Hanzus and Dan Hellie to discuss the NFL's best offensive trios going into 2016, as well as the all-time best quarterback draft classes. The guys also determine who they'd like to be introduced by in their own Hall of Fame inductions and whether or not Devin Hester is destined for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Plus, the guys wrap the show by reviewing the Washington Redskins' 2016 schedule in the latest installment of "On the Record."
Jul 26, 2016
DDFP 473: Matt Forte, Chris Harris Jr. & 2016 Bears with 'Big Cat'
01:12:50
Shek is joined by Barstool Sports' Dan "Big Cat" Katz to discuss his move from Chicago to New York, as well as a hypothetical cross-town sports trade between Pittsburgh and Chicago. Shek and Big Cat also determine the best style of hot dog and discuss their personal interactions with J.J. Watt. Plus, the guys review the Bears' 2016 schedule in the latest edition of "On the Record." Later, Jets RB Matt Forte joins Shek to talk about the Jets' quarterback situation and perform his best movie character impersonation. Lastly, Broncos CB Chris Harris Jr. gives his first impression of Paxton Lynch and lists his top WRs in the NFL.
Jul 21, 2016
DDFP 472: 2016 Panthers, Fantasy Football Fandom & Best Sports Sounds
00:57:53
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Patrick Claybon and Matt Harmon to discuss Arian Foster joining the Dolphins and the best sounds in all of sports. The guys also determine if it's okay to admit you're a bigger fantasy football fan than a fan of your NFL team. Plus, the guys talk about the best runners-up in NFL history and wrap the show by reviewing the Carolina Panthers' 2016 schedule in the latest installment of "On the Record".
Jul 19, 2016
DDFP 471: 2016 Patriots with Terrance Knighton, 'Food Block' & Jay Ajayi
00:45:40
Shek is joined by Patriots DT Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton and Lions OL Geoff Schwartz to discuss their previous NFC East matchups and the best color of food in the latest edition of "The Food Block." Shek and Terrance also discuss the best Patriots logo and the importance of the Pat's defense in the beginning of 2016. Then, Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi to talk about their expectations for the Dolphins in 2016. Finally, Englishmen Handsome Hank and Ajayi test their knowledge of the U.S. in a trivia game called "Who's More American?"
Jul 14, 2016
DDFP 470: Rashad Jennings, 2016 Jets & 'Bachelorette' recap
00:51:29
Shek is first joined by Dan Hanzus and Giants running back Rashad Jennings to discuss the top current RBs in the NFL, the best all-star games and Rashad's expectations for the Giants in 2016. Shek and Dan are then joined by Marc Istook and Lindsay Rhodes to review the Jets' 2016 schedule and participate in another edition of "Surprise Game Show." Finally, the show wraps with an in-depth recap of the latest episode of "The Bachelorette."
Jul 12, 2016
DDFP 469: 2016 Vikings with Drew Magary & 'The Food Block'
01:11:45
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Deadspin's Drew Magary to discuss the worst Minnesota Vikings losses, the worst children's television characters and his new novel, The Hike. The guys also review the Vikings 2016 schedule in the latest installment of "On the Record." Plus, Shek talks with former offensive linemen Shaun O'Hara and Ross Tucker about the best and worst eating competition foods in the latest edition of "The Food Block." 
Jul 07, 2016
DDFP 468: The Great Potato Debate & Walk and Talk with Hawk
00:26:37
Shek is joined by former offensive linemen Shaun O'Hara and Brian Baldinger to taste and debate the greatest preparations of a potato. Shek moderates the debate and of course determines the ultimate winner. Also, Shek goes on a "Walk & Talk with Hawk," where the guys discuss A.J.'s experience playing the Steelers in the 2015 playoffs, as well as playing the Seahawks in the "fail mary" game. Plus, Ike Taylor joins the show to answer another question on "Dear Ikey."
Jun 29, 2016
DDFP 467: Best Fictional Football Players & 'Game of Thrones' recap
00:40:41
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the finale episode of "Game of Thrones" and their final fantasy rankings for the season. Also, due to Shek and the guys being on vacation, producers Black Tie, Bartlett, Sully and EmmaVP start the show with an in-depth discussion of the all-time best fictional football players.
Jun 28, 2016
DDFP 466: Remaining Free Agents, 2016 Ravens & 'Dead or Alive'
01:12:08
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Michael Fabiano to discuss the top remaining free agents, the best Fantasy players going into 2016 and preview the 2016 Ravens. The guys also determine how the 1985 Bears would fare against today's quarterbacks. Also, Shek goes on a "Walk & Talk with A.J. Hawk." Plus, the guys compete in another surprise game show and wrap with a chat about their “Game of Thrones” Fantasy rankings.
Jun 23, 2016
DDFP 465: Best WR Groups & 2nd Best All-Time NFL Player
01:00:02
Shek is joined by Dan Hanzus & Patrick Claybon to discuss the top wide receiver groups going into 2016 and the best comebacks in all of sports.  The guys also name their 2nd best NFL players of all time, as well as the best television and film dads.  Plus, the guys compete in another surprise game show and wrap with a chat about the most recent episode of “Game of Thrones.”
Jun 21, 2016
DDFP 464: Rooting for the L.A. Rams & Dear Ikey
01:07:10
Shek is joined by Chris Wesseling and Matt Franciscovich to discuss Karlos Williams' off-season weight gain, difficulties facing the Broncos and Panthers in 2016 and the ethics of rooting for the Los Angeles Rams. Also, Ike Taylor sits down with Shek to discuss the feeling of winning a championship. Plus, the guys compete in another surprise game show and the guys wrap with a chat about “Game of Thrones.”
Jun 16, 2016
DDFP 463: 2-Pt Conversion Debate, Vegas Team Nicknames & Movie Talk with Bald Bryan
01:05:31
Shek is joined in Studio 66 by Handsome Hank & “Bald” Bryan Bishop of the Adam Carolla Show.  The guys discuss the NBA finals, whether your kid should cheer for the local team or your favorite team, and then compete in another round of “Shek’s surprise game show.”  Plus, Bryan goes through a thorough list of actor redundancies.
Jun 14, 2016
DDFP 462: Rings vs. Stats, Von Miller's future & A.J. Hawk returns
00:58:07
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank & Marcas Grant to discuss Von Miller's contract situation, Cam Newton retiring the dab and the importance of championships over stats. A.J. Hawk returns to the show for the first installment of "Walk & Talk with Hawk." Plus, Hank, Shek and Marcas compete in another surprise game show, Kyle Long is back for the latest edition of Killin’ Time and the guys wrap with a chat about “Game of Thrones.”
Jun 09, 2016
DDFP 461: Icing v. Gravy Debate with the Lions' Geoff Schwartz & Ross Tucker
01:15:14
Shek is joined in Studio 66 with Handsome Hank & guest Ross Tucker as they remember the brilliance of Muhammad Ali's life.  Plus, Lions guard Geoff Schwartz joins the show to debate Icing v. Gravy, the Detroit Lions position in the NFC North hierarchy & finish with a discussion on the latest episode of “Game of Thrones.”
Jun 07, 2016
DDFP 460: Terrell Owens Hall of Fame Debate & QB Controversies
01:05:34
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank & Patrick Claybon to discuss whether Terrell Owens should be in the hall of fame and who they feel is the 2nd best WR of all-time.  The guys also tackle LeBron’s legacy & predict who will win the NBA Finals.  Plus, Hank and Shek compete in another surprise game show, Kyle Long is back for the latest edition of Killin’ Time and the guys wrap with a chat about the past episode of “Game of Thrones.”
Jun 02, 2016
DDFP 459: 2nd Best WR of All-Time & Jets QB Situation
00:57:36
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, NFL Media’s Dan Hanzus and Bucky Brooks.  The guys debate who is the 2nd best WR of all-time behind Jerry Rice, the Jets QB situation, the best trophy in sports & who is the most important figure to any one professional franchise.  Plus, the guys discuss the Warriors comeback series win against the Thunder and whether LeBron James can beat Steph Curry in the NBA Finals.
May 31, 2016
DDFP 458: Best Super Bowl Cities & Top 100 Players
00:54:42
Shek is joined by NFL Media’s Maurice Jones-Drew, Ike Taylor, and Gregg Rosenthal to debate what NFL player could completely change their image by winning a championship. The guys then critique J.J. Watt’s new logo while coming up with symbols of their own. MJD and Rosenthal also settle a score over their own Top-100 rankings.
May 25, 2016
DDFP 457: Dead or Alive & Cross-Sport Comparisons
00:46:59
Shek is joined by NFL Media’s Chris Wesseling and Patrick Claybon to match comparable NBA and NFL players. The guys also play another edition of “Dead or Alive” and debate if J.J. Watt is still the best defensive player and if the power run game still plays a large role in the league. Shek is later joined by Chicago Bears lineman Kyle Long for another edition of “Killin’ time with Shek.”  
May 19, 2016
DDFP 456: MJD on Blake Bortles & GOT recap
00:46:41
Shek is joined by NFL Media's Maurice Jones-Drew and Handsome Hank to review this week's Game of Thrones fantasy results. The guys also analyze the recent Bills injury news regarding Shaq Lawson and Sammy Watkins. MJD then breaks out another edition of "No Disrespect" on Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles.  
May 17, 2016
DDFP 455: Worst Loss as a fan & NFL offseason with Kyle Long
00:49:00
Shek is joined by NFL Media's Dan Hellie and Handsome Hank to discuss players who need to get a "monkey off their back" in 2016. Shek then talks to Kyle Long about Jay Cutler's demeanor and Game of Thrones. The guys wrap by playing a surprise game show and "A moment of Pigzkin". 
May 12, 2016
DDFP 454: Game of Thrones Draft & Best RB Groups
01:09:43
Shek and Handsome Hank are joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew.  The guys discuss their favorite TV theme songs & Paxton Lynch’s potential.  Plus, Ike & MJD talk about which NFL figures they looked up to during their careers. To close the show, they rank the best and worst current running back groups & draft a “Game of Thrones” fantasy team.
May 10, 2016
DDFP 453: Dead or Alive & Worst Quarterback Trios
00:52:53
Shek is joined by NFL Media’s Bucky Brooks and Chris Wesseling to debate if the Broncos have enough in the tank to repeat next season and if DeMarco Murray can continue to produce 1,000 yards a season with the Titans. The guys also analyze the worst quarterback trios in the NFL.
May 05, 2016
DDFP 452: Draft Recap & Game of Thrones talk
01:15:39
Shek and Handsome Hank are joined by NFL Network's Charles Davis to recap the NFL Draft including the Cowboys' top picks and ranking the top quarterbacks selected. Shek and Hank then discuss the Laremy Tunsil situation before diving into Sunday's "Game of Thrones" episode (59:22 #SpoilerAlert!).
May 03, 2016
DDFP 451: 2016 NFL Draft Special
00:55:17
In Chicago for the 2016 NFL Draft, Shek is joined by MJD and Ike Taylor as they discuss their draft experiences, including MJD breaking down the "Maurice 5." Then, “Money” joins the show to discuss Chicago’s best athlete of all-time and the Bear’s future at quarterback. Plus, a hot dog topping debate.
Apr 27, 2016
DDFP 450: Tom Brady’s suspension reinstated & Draft Stories
00:50:27
Shek sits down with Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss Josh Norman signing with the Redskins and to share their draft week stories. Then, Shek and Blacktie react to Tom Brady’s suspension being reinstated and wrap the show breaking down the season 6 premiere of “Game of Thrones
Apr 25, 2016
DDFP 449: Eagles-Browns Trade & All-time NFL Draft of 2016 Picks 26-32
01:05:03
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and NFL.com Fantasy Writer/Editor Alex Gelhar as they discuss the Eagles trading for the No. 2 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and the Panthers decision to rescind the franchise tag from Josh Norman. Then, the guys break down picks 26-32 of the All-Time Draft of 2016. 
Apr 22, 2016
DDFP 448: “Dead or Alive” & All-time NFL Draft of 2016 Picks 21-25
00:51:51
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and NFL Network’s Dan Hellie and Patrick Claybon as they discuss who the Rams should take with the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft and if Andrew Luck is still the premiere young QB in the NFL. Then, the guys break down picks 21-25 of the All-Time Draft of 2016.  
Apr 19, 2016
DDFP 447: All-time NFL Draft of 2016 Picks 16-20 & 2016 NFL Schedule
00:50:43
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank as they discuss the Rams trading with the Titans for the No.1 pick and the 2016 NFL Schedule Release. Then, NFL Network’s Shaun O’Hara joins Shek and Handsome Hank to break down picks 16-20 of the All-Time Draft of 2016.  
Apr 15, 2016
DDFP 446: All-Time NFL Draft Picks 11-15 & Tyler Boyd
01:01:56
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Ike Taylor  to discuss Marvin Lewis’ contract extension and the Broncos chances of repeating. Shek and the guys then break down picks 11-15 of the All-Time Draft of 2016 before wrapping the show talking with 2016 NFL Draft prospect Tyler Boyd.
Apr 12, 2016
DDFP 445: All-Time NFL Draft Picks 6-10 & Malik Jackson
00:57:51
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Dan Van Kirk to discuss the the various beefs in the NFL and settle them once and for all.  Shek is then joined by Jacksonville Jaguars defensive lineman Malik Jackson to discuss his free agency decision and the Jaguars uniforms. Finally, they wrap the show discussing  picks 6-10 of the All-Time Draft of 2016.
Apr 07, 2016
DDFP 444: All-time NFL Draft of 2016 Picks 1-5
00:56:44
Shek sits down with Bucky Brooks, Maurice Jones-Drew, and Ike Taylor to discuss the elite corners in the NFL to determine if there are any true shutdown corners in the league today. The guys debate what Denver's best option is at the quarterback position. Shek and the guys discuss the best moments in sports. Plus, picks 1-5 of the All-Time Draft of 2016. See who the Titans would take #1 overall with every retired player ever available to them.
Apr 06, 2016
DDFP 443: More Shekulation, Cleveland Browns best teams and Derrick Henry
00:54:06
Shek is joined by Around the NFL scribe Marc Sessler to talk about the Cleveland Browns, desserts, trophy poses, reckless Shekulation and so much more! Later in the show, Shek sits down with Heisman winner Derrick Henry to talk about ‘Batman v Superman’, the Heisman trophy and more. Will Marc abandon the Cleveland Browns? What’s Shek’s favorite dessert? Is DDFP hitting the road? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 31, 2016
DDFP 442: Akeem Ayers and ProSHEKtions
01:19:38
Shek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and Patrick Claybon as they revisit Shek’s 2015 proSHEKtions. Later, the gang decide which division will be the worst in 2016 and Shek talks to Akeem Ayers on the Rams move to Los Angeles. Is Claybon back in Shek’s good graces? Did MJD see ‘Batman v Superman’? What is Shek’s favorite animated movie? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 29, 2016
DDFP 441: Josh Norman, T. J. Ward join the show and the latest on RGIII
00:51:29
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank as they touch on RGIII going to the Browns and the Los Angeles Rams getting set to appear on ‘Hard Knocks’. Later, Denver Broncos safety T. J. Ward and Maurice Jones-Drew join the show to talk about Super Bowl 50 and growing up together. Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman joined the show to talk about his contract status. Will MJD reveal what T. J. stands for? Does Josh Norman believe in Dave Dameshek? Is Shek changing the title of his show? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 24, 2016
DDFP 440: MJD's mock draft and top QBs circa Super Bowl LX
01:18:34
Shek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and Alex Gelhar to dive into the latest happenings around the NFL. The trio get into MJD’s mock draft on NFL.com, breakdown Shek’s best QBs circa Super Bowl LX list and discuss a certain “First Take” host’s reaction to Shek’s best QB’s circa Super Bowl 50 list. Later, Shek sits down with Cardale Jones and Vonn Bell to talk about Shek’s dream of getting the pair on the Steelers. Which superhero does MJD have a tattoo of? What rule change does Gelhar want to see? Is Shek changing his name to Domeshek? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 22, 2016
DDFP 439: Top AFC teams and Top QBs of all-time debate
01:27:46
Shek is joined by Bucky Brooks and Chris Wesseling for a star-studded show. The lightning round makes another return, along with Shek's now famous "Tops QBs circa" series. Later, Shek and Bucky talk to Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson and the gang talk about the top teams in the AFC. Will Wess lose his cool over the Buffalo Bills? Will Bucky agree with Shek on his QB list? Does Shek have Terry Bradshaw in his Top 10 QB List circa Super Bowl 50? Find out on DDFP. 
Mar 17, 2016
DDFP 438: Top available QBs and the latest NFL news
00:39:35
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Dan Hanzus to talk about the latest NFL news, Shek’s Top QB list through different decades and more! Did Shek change his QB list to annoy Hank? What does the gang think of the Chandler Jones trade? Is Dan Hanzus permanently joining DDFP? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 16, 2016
DDFP 437: James Jones and Free Agency update
01:04:25
Shek sits down with Marc Istook to talk NFL free agency and more. Later, James Jones joins Shek in studio to talk about hoodies, being called James and more! Does Shek care more about the "Bachelor" than the NFL? Did James Jones wear a hoodie? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 10, 2016
DDFP 436: Peyton's legacy and best free agent fits
01:19:13
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank, Gregg Rosenthal and Dan Hanzus to talk Peyton Manning’s legacy, NFL free agents and more. Is Manning better than Brady? Where will the premier free agents end up? Did Shek cry during Peyton’s retirement press conference? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 08, 2016
DDFP 435: QBs of Super Bowl LX & Shek's Mustache
00:43:44
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank for the first Audio Only podcast of the season. They talk about the latest news regarding both T.O. and Marvin Harrison as well as Peyton Manning's future. The guys then review fan tweets/rankings as well as release Shek's QBs of Super Bowl LX rankings. Will Peyton Manning make the list? Will the guys agree on a top QB? Did Shek really shave? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 03, 2016
DDFP 434: Free Agency Update & QBs circa Super Bowl 50
01:02:57
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank to discuss Shek's recent trip to the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. Shek talks free agents as well as potential draft prospects. The guys then discuss the Los Angeles Clippers brand new mascot, and Shek lists just a few of his favorite mascots. Lastly, Shek releases his top QBs circa Super Bowl 50. Will Peyton Manning make the list? Did Hank really meet Leo DiCaprio? What is that on Shek's upper lip? Find out more on DDFP.
Mar 02, 2016
DDFP 433: Combine & Free Agents
00:38:38
Shek travels to Indianapolis to sit down with Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to talk NFL scouting combine. The guys talk about their favorite prospects, and even talk about their own combine experiences. Lastly Rand Getlin joins the show to talk about available free agents. Will Ike run the 40-yd dash? Will MJD get a new theme song? Will Shek ever stop shouting? Find out more on DDFP.
Feb 26, 2016
DDFP 432: Peyton Manning's future & Super Bowl XL QBs
01:01:14
Shek sits down with Marcas Grant and Alex Gelhar to discuss all of the news leading up to this week's NFL Scouting Combine. Shek talks about the future of both Peyton Manning and Calvin Johnson. The guys discuss Gronk's party boat, and whether or not they would want to be aboard. Lastly, Shek releases his QB list "circa" Super Bowl XL. Will Peyton end up in Los Angeles? Is RGIII finished? Does Shek really announce his bid for president? Find out more on DDFP. 
Feb 24, 2016
DDFP 431: Jared Allen's retirement & Ross Tucker
01:01:22
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Ross Tucker to tackle the final week before the 2016 combine. They guys talk about Jared Allen's retirement video and the impact it has had on social media. Who are you lovin this week ranged from bowls to Justin Bieber. Lastly, Shek sits down with Super Bowl Champion Ronnie Hillman to talk about the Denver Broncos' success. Should T.O. be in the Hall of Fame? Are bowls really taking over? Does Ross Tucker love Justin Bieber? Find out more on DDFP. 
Feb 19, 2016
DDFP 430: How did Aqib Talib prepare for Super Bowl 50?
00:54:51
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Aqib Talib to breakdown the Denver Broncos and their big Super Bowl 50 win. Shek asks Talib about his questionable defense against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the future of Peyton Manning. Then Shek breaks down his Top 10 QBs circa Super Bowl XX. Who does Shek believe is at the top? Does Handsome Hank agree? Will Aqib Talib and Shek get along? Find out more on DDFP.
Feb 17, 2016
DDFP 429: Who will win Super Bowl LI?
01:06:51
Shek sits down with Alex Gelhar, Matt Harmon, and James Koh to breakdown Shek's early bird predictions for the 2016 NFL season. The guys talk Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, and the future of the AFC South. Should Terrell Owens have been voted into the Hall of Fame? Will the Dallas Cowboys make it to Super Bowl LI? Who was the best QB circa Super Bowl X? Find out more on DDFP.
Feb 12, 2016
DDFP 428: What's Next For Von Miller And Peyton Manning?
01:11:52
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the final game of the season, Super Bowl 50. The guys talk Von Miller, and how his huge performance propelled the Broncos to victory. They also talk Peyton Manning's performance, and his future with the Denver Broncos. Ike talks about his experience losing a Super Bowl, and the impact it had on his team. Lastly the four preview Thursday's show by discussing who they think was the best defense of all time. What is next for Peyton Manning? Is Von Miller better than J.J. Watt? Will Shek congratulate the Broncos? Find out more on DDFP.
Feb 09, 2016
DDFP 427: Super Bowl Preview & Hank's Embarrassing Stories
00:51:22
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Dan Hanzus to preview the upcoming Super Bowl 50 matchup between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. The guys make their picks, as well as predict how Super Bowl 50 will unfold. The guys then talk about what a win would mean for both teams, and potential MVPs for both squads. Then Shek is joined by the NFLUK podcast "Inside the Huddle" for lots of fun Super Bowl talk. What will another Super Bowl win mean for Peyton Manning? Can anyone stop Carolina? Do you really know Handsome Hank? Find out more on DDFP.
Feb 06, 2016
DDFP 426: Super Bowl 50 Week & Hall or Nothing
00:46:04
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank, Ike Taylor, and Maurice Jones-Drew to talk about Super Bowl 50 and all of the festivities going on in San Francisco. They talk about both the Broncos and the Panthers road to Super Bowl 50, and which players they think played key roles to their success.  Then Anthony Barr joins the show and talks about the Vikings loss to the Seahawks. The guys then talk Calvin Johnson's retirement, as well as his chances of entering the Hall of Fame. Will Calvin Johnson make the Hall of Fame? Where would the Broncos be without Peyton Manning? What is all that background noise? Find out more on DDFP. 
Feb 04, 2016
DDFP 425: Pro Bowl Preview & Everything else that matters
00:34:29
Shek sits down with Maurice Jones-Drew, Ike Taylor, and the Sklar Brothers to preview Super Bowl 50 and the Pro Bowl. The guys talk about Denver Broncos uniform decision, as well as the age difference between Peyton Manning and Cam Newton. Lastly the Sklar brothers talk about the Los Angeles Rams, and how they will approach the new team. Will Peyton Manning be able to compete with the Panthers? Why are the Broncos wearing white? Will Shek ever ask "what's the poop" again? Find out more on DDFP. 
Jan 28, 2016
DDFP 424: Conference Championship Review & Worst ways to lose
01:16:03
Shek sits down with Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to breakdown all of the conference championship action. The guys talk about Peyton Manning's performance, the Patriots questionable play calls, and unstoppable Cam Newton. Can the Broncos keep winning? Was the moment too big for Carson Palmer? Does MJD love his new theme song? Find out more on DDFP. 
Jan 26, 2016
DDFP 423: Conference Championship Preview & Pig Tales
00:55:22
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Dan Hellie to discuss all the upcoming conference championship action. The guys talk Tom Brady vs Peyton Manning, and both quarterbacks' futures. Then they breakdown the NFC battle between the Carolina Panthers and the Arizona Cardinals. Can the Cardinals stop Cam Newton? Will Tom Brady end Peyton Manning's career? Did Shek get Hank a birthday cake? Find out more on DDFP!
Jan 22, 2016
DDFP 422: Divisional Round Review & Super Bowl Predictions
01:15:42
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank, Maurice Jones-Drew, and Ike Taylor to breakdown all the Divisional Round action. The guys make their Super Bowl matchup predictions, as well as what is next for the losing teams. Lastly, yet another installment of "Dear Ikey". Is Carson Palmer the weakest link in Arizona? Is Marshawn Lynch done at Seattle? Will Ike and MJD accept their new theme songs? Find out more on DDFP. 
Jan 19, 2016
DDFP 421: Divisional Round Preview & LA Rams
00:48:38
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Matt Harmon to discuss a very busy week in the NFL. First, the guys talk about the return of the Los Angeles Rams, and how to adopt them as a fan. Hank talks about his love for the playoffs, and Harmon talks about his love for the Panthers. After Football Baby makes his picks, the guys make their Red Challenge Flag Picks. Will Russell Wilson and the Seahawks upset Cam Newton's Panthers? Find out more on DDFP.  Watch the full show: https://youtu.be/JTHBY1aFAKg
Jan 14, 2016
DDFP 420: Wild Card Review & Greatest Catches
01:07:38
Shek sits down with Maurice Jones-Drew, Ike Taylor, and Handsome Hank to break down all the action from Wild Card Weekend. Is Martavis Bryant's catch better than Odell Beckham Jrs? Who had the more painful loss? Did Shek really compare himself to Kyrie Irving? Find out more on DDFP.  Watch the full show here: https://youtu.be/bvs4x01M2qE
Jan 12, 2016
DDFP 419: Wild Card Preview & AJ Hawk
00:50:11
Shek sits down with Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to preview the upcoming Wild Card matchups. The guys talk about the Seattle Seahawks, Antonio Brown, J.J. Watt, and Adrian Peterson. Plus, and exclusive interview with Cincinnati's AJ Hawk. Can the Seahawks win in Minnesota? Find out more on DDFP.   Watch the full show here (6pm ET): https://youtu.be/_0zTwtAQbA4
Jan 07, 2016
DDFP 418: Week 17 Review & Super Bowl Contenders
00:52:35
Shek sits down with Ike Taylor, Maurice Jones-Drew, Handsome Hank, and Marcas Grant to breakdown all of Week 17 action, as well as preparing for playoffs. Do JJ Watt and Aaron Rodgers have a chance? Will it be another Seahawks vs Patriots Super Bowl? Is Cam Newton really better than Tom Brady? Find out more on DDFP. Watch the video show here (after 6pm EST): https://youtu.be/_YMX6NLZ8MU
Jan 05, 2016
DDFP 417: 2015 Sheky Awards
01:03:57
Finally! It is time for the 20th annual Sheky Award show, hosted by NFL Media’s Dave Dameshek. Shek hands out all kinds of awards, ranging from Best Celebration to Best Fruit. Will Cam Newton’s Dab take home the award? Find out more on DDFP.
Dec 31, 2015
DDFP 416: Week 17 Preview & NCAA Playoff Predictions
01:27:44
Shek sits down with Ike Taylor, Maurice Jones-Drew, and Handsome Hank for a jam-packed episode. Ike and Maurice talk about Odell Beckham's suspension, as well as the future of the Carolina Panthers. Then, Hank joins the show for the Week 17 Red Challenge Flag Picks. Plus, a one on one basketball game between producer Black Tie, and Ike Taylor.  Watch the full show here: https://youtu.be/DefcACGSq7I  
Dec 29, 2015
DDFP 415: Week 16 Preview & Adam McKay
00:37:09
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Director Adam McKay to breakdown the world of football in Week 16. Adam talks about his upcoming movie "The Big Short", and the guys talk about the best "short" players in the NFL. Shek and Hank then take part in the Week 16 Red Challenge Flag Picks, where they discuss the Arizona Cardinals, Philadelphia Eagles, and more. Happy Holidays football fans!  Watch the full show here: https://youtu.be/DDdqmc6MdaI (Video show released after 6 pm ET) 
Dec 24, 2015
DDFP 414: Week 15 Review & All Santa Team
00:42:02
Shek sits down with NFL Media's Maurice Jones-Drew and Patrick Claybon to review Week 15. The guys talk about Odell Beckham Jr. and Josh Norman's performances, as well as who is to blame for their on field drama. Shek and MJD give their final four predictions, one of which doesn't include the Carolina Panthers. Lastly, Shek releases the starters for his "All Santa Team". All this and more on DDFP.  Watch the full show at: https://youtu.be/tRzcHfuVyPc
Dec 22, 2015
DDFP 413: Week 15 Preview & Star Wars
00:30:21
Shek sits down with NFL Media's Alex Gelhar and Matt Franciscovich to make their Week 15 "Red Challenge Flag Picks". The guys also talk Star Wars, Cam Newton, and Eddie Lacy. Lastly, Shek prepares for his trip to New York with Odell Beckham Jr. Watch the full show here https://youtu.be/gI8oO1Q-T6k 
Dec 17, 2015
DDFP 412: Week 14 review & Losing your job to an injury
01:01:35
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Maurice Jones-Drew, and Ike Taylor to review week 14, including Andy Dalton's injury. The guys also talk about how a potential loss for the Carolina Panthers may beneficial. Lastly, Ike takes questions for yet another installment of "Dear Ikey". 
Dec 15, 2015
DDFP 411: Week 14 preview & Hot Dog Bet payoff
01:03:02
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to make their Week 14 "Red Challenge Flag" picks. Also, the guys payoff Money's hot dog bet, discuss the Dolphins' throwback uniforms, and ask EmmaVP a series of exit interview questions. Plus, Shek introduces the newest "Mascot Matchup," where a Tampa Bay Buccaneer takes on a New Orleans Saint.
Dec 10, 2015
DDFP 410: Week 13 review & Playoff Picture preview
01:01:35
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to recap the Monday Night Football matchup between the Cowboys and Redskins, as well as break down the NFC playoff picture. Then, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew join the show to discuss potential 2016 coaching changes, the AFC wild card contenders and MJD's thoughts on whether or not J.J. Watt is overrated.
Dec 08, 2015
DDFP 409: Week 13 preview & Favorite TV Shows
00:54:50
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt Harmon to make their Week 13 "Red Challenge Flag" picks. Also, the guys visit some of the most memorable Week 12 "Sound FX," as well as some of the best field goal finishes in NFL history. Plus, Matt "The Goth Kid" Gothard introduces the new "Say What?!" segment, where Shek addresses a tweet from a Football Baby critic.
Dec 03, 2015
DDFP 408: Week 12 review & Matt Hasselbeck vs. Andrew Luck
00:50:18
Shek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and Ike Taylor to recap the Week 12 matchup between the Steelers and Seahawks, as well as discuss the quarterback situations in Indianapolis and Denver. Then, the guys discuss Kobe Bryant's retirement, where he ranks among the all-time best players in the NBA and what it's like to play with an aging superstar. 
Dec 01, 2015
DDFP 407: Week 12 preview & Turkey Bowl Draft
00:56:25
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison to make their Week 12 "Red Challenge Flag" picks. Plus, in the show's "Turkey Bowl Draft," Shek, Hank and Elliot select their NFL Media dream teams, choosing from a pool of their co-workers, including Kurt Warner, Deion Sanders, Dan Hanzus, Maurice Jones-Drew and Amber Theoharis.
Nov 25, 2015
DDFP 406: Week 11 review & "Pie-Off IV"
01:19:02
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "The Goth Kid" Gothard to recap Monday Night Football, discuss their college and NFL final four contenders and of course, their favorite Christmas carols. Then, Shek kicks off "Pie-Off IV," as he judges the pies baked by Handsome Hank, Marc Istook, Dan Hanzus and the rest of the NFL Media contestants in the biggest "Pie-Off" in the show's history.
Nov 24, 2015
DDFP 405: Week 11 preview & Terence Newman
00:42:23
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Patrick Claybon to make their Week 11 "Red Challenge Flag" picks. Plus, Shek introduces the next installment of "Mascot Matchups," in which a Miami Dolphin duels with a Dallas Cowboy. Lastly, Shek and Handsome Hank speak with Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman about his 2003 Dallas Cowboys teammates, Teddy Bridgewater and being named NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
Nov 19, 2015
DDFP 404: Week 10 review & Shek's Open Letter on Cam & J.J. Watt
01:00:00
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to recap Monday Night Football, as well as address an open letter regarding the criticism of Cam Newton's touchdown dance and Andy Dalton's overreaction to J.J. Watt's controversial post-game comment. Then, Bucky Brooks and Maurice Jones-Drew join the guys to discuss the Broncos' benching of Peyton Manning, whether or not Brock Osweiler can keep the starting job and the Jaguars' big win over the Ravens. 
Nov 17, 2015
DDFP 403: Week 10 Preview & Déjà Vu
00:46:19
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Matt "Money" Smith to make their Week 10 "Red Challenge Flag" picks. The guys then discus "Déjà Vu" moments from past match ups, that could come into play this week. Lastly, Shek meets up with David Koechner for another addition of "Daves of our lives". All this and more on DDFP. 
Nov 12, 2015
DDFP 402: Week 9 review & "Dear Ikey"
00:52:38
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the recent outbreak of sideline scuffles, debate the future of Blaine Gabbert and the 49ers and delve into how well players know the reputations of referees. Plus, Ike and MJD respond to relationship questions from A.J. Hawk, Dashon Goldson and Gerald McCoy in the newest edition of "Dear Ikey." 
Nov 10, 2015
DDFP 401: Week 9 preview, Gerald McCoy & Dashon Goldson
00:52:36
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Patrick Claybon and Matt "Money" Smith to make their Week 9 “Red Challenge Flag" picks. Then, Shek interviews Gerald McCoy about his performance this season, his love of superheroes and his thoughts on Jameis Winston's lead block. Plus, Dashon Goldson sits down with Shek to discuss the newly energized Kirk Cousins, his favorite NFL uniform and who's going to win the NFC East. 
Nov 05, 2015
DDFP 400: Week 8 review & "Hall or Nothing"
00:49:07
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Chris Wesseling to discuss Monday Night Football, their Super Bowl 50 final four predictions and the impact Vernon Davis will have on the Broncos' offense. Then, Shek and Handsome Hank are joined by Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to play "Hall or Nothing," debate the "Old Man Power Rankings" and delve into the Steelers-Raiders rivalry.
Nov 03, 2015
DDFP 399: Week 8 preview & David Koechner
00:50:45
Shek is joined by LaVar Arrington, Erin Coscarelli and Elliot Harrison to make their Week 8 “Red Challenge Flag" picks, as well as discuss the famous "LaVar Leap" and the ethics of tackling players by their hair. Plus, David Koechner sits down with Shek to talk about the Kansas City Chiefs, the best referee hand signals and his upcoming film, "Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse."
Oct 29, 2015
DDFP 398: Week 7 review & AFC Wild Card race
00:55:02
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Dan Hanzus to discuss Monday Night Football, the AFC Wild Card race and who will win the NFC West. Then, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew join the show to talk about what it feels like to be responsible for a loss and the sideline controversy between Greg Hardy and Dez Bryant. 
Oct 27, 2015
DDFP 397: Week 7 preview & Kyle Rudolph
01:00:03
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison to make their Week 7 picks during the “Red Challenge Flag Picks” segment. Plus, Shek interviews Kyle Rudolph about his love of donuts, famous people named “Rudolph,” and his prediction for the upcoming Vikings vs. Lions matchup.
Oct 22, 2015
DDFP 396: Week 6 review & Playoff Picture preview
01:02:54
Shek is joined by Dan Hanzus and Chris Wesseling to discuss Monday Night Football, as well as the AFC and NFC playoff picture. Then, Handsome Hank, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew join the show to recap the Panthers vs. Seahawks and react to A.J. Hawk's MJD apology.
Oct 20, 2015
DDFP 395: Week 6 preview & A.J. Hawk
00:47:46
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Patrick Claybon to make their Week 6 picks during the “Red Challenge Flag Picks” segment. Plus, Shek interviews A.J. Hawk about his relationship with Andy Dalton, his favorite kitchen utensil and his on-the-field beef with Maurice Jones-Drew.
Oct 15, 2015
DDFP 394: Week 5 review & Power Rankings
01:06:23
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor to discuss Monday Night Football, as well as his top five cornerbacks in the NFL. Later, Handsome Hank returns from London and joins the group with Maurice Jones-Drew to review Week 5. Lastly, Dan Hanzus and Gregg Rosenthal stop by to discuss their power rankings of the remaining undefeated teams.
Oct 13, 2015
DDFP 393: Week 5 picks & Mascot Matchups
00:46:30
Shek is joined by Elliot Harrison and Bucky Brooks to make their Week 5 picks during the “Red Challenge Flag Picks” segment. Plus, Shek introduces the “Mascot Matchups” segment, in which a steel worker and American Revolution patriot engage in a duel.
Oct 08, 2015
DDFP 392: Week 4 review & Quarter Season Awards
01:13:36
Shek is joined by Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler to discuss Monday Night Football, and make their selections for the "Quarter Season Awards." Later Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew join the show to recap the biggest stories from Week 4, as well as the art of trash talking. 
Oct 06, 2015
DDFP 391: Week 4 preview & 'If quarterbacks were vegetables'
00:54:07
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank (in London!!!) and Elliot Harrison to make their Week 4 picks during the "Red Challenge Flag Picks" segment. Shek also checks in with Ike Taylor live from Pittsburgh ahead of the Steelers' Thursday night matchup against the Ravens. Plus, in his farewell show, Sully behind the glass introduces a new segment where quarterbacks are compared to … vegetables? Check it out!
Oct 01, 2015
DDFP 390: Cam Newton vs. Andrew Luck & Week 3 recap
01:03:06
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss the biggest stories from Week 3 of the NFL season. Shek is then joined by Gregg Rosenthal and Dan Hanzus to recap Monday Night Football and review the league's top quarterbacks.
Sep 29, 2015
DDFP 389: Week 3 picks & Worst NFL Plays
00:35:46
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Elliot Harrison and Patrick Claybon. They make their Week 3 picks during the Red Challenge Flag Picks segment. Plus, a new Worst Play in NFL history is revealed and the crew discusses if Johnny Manziel will return to the field this season.
Sep 24, 2015
DDFP 388: Week 2 review & DDFP All-Stars
00:58:10
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to discuss Monday Night Football and the prime candidates for the final “DDFP All-Stars” roster. Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew then join the show to recap the biggest storylines from Week 2 of the NFL season.
Sep 22, 2015
DDFP 387: Week 2 picks, Greg Olsen & Nate Burleson
01:07:44
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison for a week 2 edition of "Red Challenge flag picks!" Panthers tight end Greg Olsen then comes onto DDFP to kibitz about Carolina's win over Jacksonville and his teammates Cam Newton and Luke Kuechly. Lastly, Nate Burleson joins Shek to wrap the show by giving his best pregame speech. 
Sep 17, 2015
DDFP 386: Week 1 reaction & 'Shek Report'
00:53:45
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to recap the Monday Night Football games and “The Shek Report.” Then Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew join the show to react to the rest of Week 1 in the NFL.
Sep 15, 2015
DDFP 385: Week 1 Red Challenge Flag Picks
00:55:25
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison as they make their Week 1 "Red Challenge Flag Picks." Shek also sits down with Willie McGinest and Nate Burleson to discuss what it takes to win a Super Bowl in the NFL.
Sep 10, 2015
DDFP 384: NFL season awards predictions
00:51:52
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, as they preview the Thursday matchup between the Steelers and the Patriots. The guys make their 2015 NFL ProShekTions for the winners of each division, individual awards and who they believe will be the Super Bowl 50 champions. 
Sep 08, 2015
DDFP 383: 2015 NFL Season Preview
00:49:42
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison to review the court's ruling that nullified Brady's four game suspension and the fallout. They guys then preview the season by asking which teams are the most overhyped, most likely to have the top draft pick next year, most likely to hoist the Lombardi trophy and more. 
Sep 03, 2015
DDFP 382: Cousins vs RGIII & Andrew Luck
00:41:25
Shek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew, Ike Taylor and Handsome Hank to dissect the Redskins decision to start Kirk Cousins over RGIII. The guys then list their dream Super Bowl 50 matchups. Lastly, Shek goes one on one with Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck on his name, beard, favorite movie and more. 
Sep 01, 2015
DDFP 381: Madden quarterback battles
00:52:41
  Shek is joined by NFL Media's Elliot Harrison, Bucky Brooks and Handsome Hank to break down the Steelers move to pick up Michael Vick and Peyton Manning's struggles in the preseason. The guys then use the newly released Madden 16 to project the heated QB battles around the league. Lastly, Shek and Handsome play NFC West Jenga. 
Aug 26, 2015
DDFP 380: AFC East 'Jenga' pieces
00:40:46
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and NFL Fantasy Live's Marcas Grant and Alex Gelhar to break down this season's high-risk and high-reward fantasy players and how Kelvin Benjamin's injury affects the receiver field. Plus, the guys debate which player is the "Jenga" piece for each AFC East team. 
Aug 20, 2015
DDFP 379: Quarterback watch
00:50:05
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, NFL Media's Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to break down the notable performances following the first weekend of preseason games. The guys also answer your pressing Twitter questions.        
Aug 18, 2015
DDFP 378: NFC West preview
00:48:10
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to break down the latest storylines surrounding the NFC West. The guys also review J.J Watt's showing during the first episode of "Hard Knocks." Shek then wraps up the show by bringing in Ross Tucker of "The Ross Tucker Football Podcast" to talk training camp stories and the prospects of a NFL team returning to Los Angeles.  
Aug 13, 2015
DDFP 377: NFC North & top young QBs
00:53:06
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Ike Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew to dive deep into the latest news including Steve Smith’s retirement and Geno Smith’s injury. MJD then lists his top signal callers from the past two drafts. Finally, the guys wrap up the show by previewing the NFC North. 
Aug 11, 2015
DDFP 376: AFC West & Camp Battles
00:51:39
Shek is joined by NFL Media's Ike Taylor and Patrick Claybon to break down the AFC West divisional picture team by team. The guys also debate what NFL veterans could hold their own in a training camp battle. 
Aug 06, 2015
DDFP 375: AFC South preview & Hall or Nothing
00:58:59
  Shek is joined by Mike Robinson and Elliot Harrison to break down the 2015 Seattle Seahawks and some of Mike Rob’s camp memories. The guys then play an edition of "Hall or Nothing" before wrapping up the show in a debate of the AFC South Ifs.
Aug 04, 2015
DDFP 374: AFC East preview & camp stories
00:47:04
Shek is joined by Bucky Brooks and Ike Taylor to preview the New England Patriots and the rest of the AFC East. Then, Nate Burleson joins the crew to share some training camp stories and discuss the keys to having a Super Bowl team. 
Jul 30, 2015
DDFP 373: NFC East preview
00:53:29
Shek is joined by former NFL scout Bucky Brooks to break down how the Patriots will fare in their first four games following the league’s decision to uphold Tom Brady’s suspension. The guys also analyze what each NFC East team must do to win the division crown. Finally, Shek previews the Steelers season with Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writer Mark Kaboly.
Jul 29, 2015
DDFP 372: Terrance Knighton & Michael Fabiano
00:52:58
Shek is joined by Washington Redskins defensive tackle Terrance Knighton (2:22) as they discuss Peyton Manning, his new teammate Robert Griffin III and his favorite movies. Then, NFL Fantasy Live’s Michael Fabiano visits Shek (18:00) to debate who should go in the first round of your fantasy draft and who has sneaky fantasy potential in 2015.   
Jul 23, 2015
DDFP 371: Who wins the AFC North?
01:00:42
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and NFL.com Fantasy writer Alex Gelhar to discuss Adrian Peterson's restructured contract (11:19) plus Dez Bryant's and Demaryius Thomas' new deals (22:45). The guys then list what each team in the AFC North needs to do in order to win the division (27:32). Lastly, "Dead or Alive" makes a return (45:20). 
Jul 21, 2015
DDFP 370: Jarvis Landry
00:41:08
Shek and Handsome Hank discuss the recent deals signed before the franchise tag deadline, including Dez Bryant’s and Demaryius Thomas' long-term contracts (5:04). The guys are then joined by Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry (22:11) to discuss a range of football topics while Shek hones his catching skills.  
Jul 17, 2015
DDFP 369: The Vereen brothers
00:52:38
Shek is joined by Shane and Brock Vereen to kibitz about the Patriots Super Bowl victory, superheroes and much more (2:01). Later, Shek and Handsome Hank talk training camp (22:27), Dez Bryant's contract situation and Shek's visit to Comic-Con (27:03).  
Jul 14, 2015
DDFP 368: 'Top 100' discussion & updated division winners
01:04:41
Shek is joined by Elliot Harrison to discuss the final ‘Top 100 players’ rankings (29:14) and share if they agree with who grabbed the No.1 spot. The guys also discuss what teams need to do to win their respective division (36:40) and then revisit the best movie action star of all time (53:58).
Jul 09, 2015
DDFP 367: Sheky Awards preview
01:10:43
Shek and Handsome Hank discuss which NFL teams and cities are the most attractive to players. The guys then debate the best movie action star of all time, open listener mail and check in on the 2015 Sheky Awards. 
Jul 02, 2015
DDFP 366: Young wide receivers & NFC South
01:05:37
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and former NFL scout Bucky Brooks to debate the top running backs of the Super Bowl era before delving into a preview of the NFC South (26:00). Nate Burleson then stops by to discuss his top wide receivers poised for a breakout season (44:40) and entertaining Brock Lesnar and Randy Moss stories. 
Jun 30, 2015
DDFP 365: Bold predictions for 2015
00:42:48
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Bucky Brooks to reveal some really bold predictions for the 2015 NFL season (10:15) and debate who's in more danger of missing the playoffs: New England or Denver (34:30)?
Jun 25, 2015
DDFP 364: Nate Burleson, non-playoff teams
01:08:39
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and former NFL player Nate Burleson to discuss the potential rebranding of Johnny Manziel (20:08) and players that might not be as authentic as they seem on camera (25:33). The guys then debate which teams have zero playoff chances in 2015 before a "Game of Thrones" spoilers-filled discussion (51:43). 
Jun 23, 2015
DDFP 363: Michael Robinson & Hershel Walker
00:54:54
Shek is joined by former Seattle Seahawk Michael Robinson (15:44) to discuss LeBron James’ performance in the NBA Finals and to weigh in on the best college fight song of all time. Then, former NFL and USFL player Hershel Walker joins Shek to discuss his playing career, MMA fighting and Donald Trump (39:50).
Jun 18, 2015
DDFP 362: Literal All-QB Team & Bart Scott
00:52:45
Shek is joined Handsome Hank and Bucky Brooks to list their All-NFC South team (7:07) as well as their literal All- Quarterback squad (23:37). Shek is also joined by former linebacker Bart Scott (36:47) to break down his playing career and the 2015 season. 
Jun 16, 2015
DDFP 361: Top 25 RBs of the Super Bowl Era
01:15:08
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison on his birthday to rank the top-25 running backs of the Super Bowl Era (6:23). Then, the guys take a look at running backs that made their name in the USFL (55:33) and talk some NBA Finals. 
Jun 11, 2015
DDFP 360: The Black List
00:50:17
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Marcas Grant to discuss the Niners historically bad offseason (10:21), a possible Mike Vick return (24:04) and a Game of Thrones recap (30:10). The guys also continue the heated best triplets from around the league debate.
Jun 09, 2015
DDFP 359: Best NFL Triplets
01:03:20
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Bucky Brooks to discuss what the MVP trophy should be called (8:02), Cam Newton's new deal and give their take on which team in the NFL has the best triplet (15:05). 
Jun 04, 2015
DDFP 358: HOFer Mike Haynes
00:49:08
Shek is joined by Hall of Famer Mike Haynes (8:40) to discuss the potential of a football team relocating to Los Angeles, the best cornerbacks in the NFL today and the moment that changed his football career forever. 
Jun 02, 2015
DDFP 357: 'Hard Knocks' talk, David Garrard
01:09:20
Shek is joined by NFL Fantasy Live analyst Marcas Grant and NFL Network anchor Patrick Claybon to discuss the Adrian Peterson saga and the team from any era they would most want to be on "Hard Knocks". David Garrard also joins the show and the guys give their NBA Finals predictions. 
May 28, 2015
DDFP 356: Best franchise quarterbacks
01:07:18
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to discuss which NFL franchises have the best quarterback collection of all time (19:29). Also, the guys debate if Matt Ryan will make the Hall of Fame (49:13) and a new "shout out" from producer Black Tie. 
May 26, 2015
DDFP 355: Best QBs, Letterman & 'Mad Men'
01:15:10
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison to review NFL.com's recent top quarterback lists debating the league's best signal caller. Plus, Shek gives his tribute to David Letterman before the guys review the final episodes of "Mad Men" (57:30). Lastly, a "shout out" from producer Black Tie. 
May 21, 2015
DDFP 354: Top young QBs & L.T. on NBA playoffs
00:54:12
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and LaDainian Tomlinson to discuss the most exciting players to watch in the NFL and an update on the NBA playoffs. Shek also ranks his top 5 young quarterbacks (42:01). 
May 19, 2015
DDFP 353: Brady's suspension & Garoppolo's potential
00:54:44
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Bucky Brooks to react to Tom Brady's suspension (4:32), discuss Jimmy Garoppolo's potential (12:58) and list the best fill-in jobs by backup quarterbacks in NFL history (32:46). 
May 12, 2015
DDFP 352: Tom Brady fallout, Reed vs. Polamalu
01:03:26
Shek is joined by Bucky Brooks and Elliot Harrison to debate the top ten quarterbacks in the NFL (5:01), discuss what the latest "Deflategate" news means for Tom Brady (31:03) and debate which all-time safety was better: Ed Reed or Troy Polamalu (48:48)? 
May 07, 2015
DDFP 351: Top 5 QBs & bold AFC predictions
01:11:16
Shek is joined by former NFL scout and player Bucky Brooks to discuss how the NFL Draft impacts the AFC as they make bold playoff predictions (14:10). The guys also debate the top 5 quarterbacks in the league as Bucky says Tom Brady is no longer in the elite group (32:30). 
May 05, 2015
DDFP 350: Where will Mariota go?
00:40:40
Live from Chicago, Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Bucky Brooks and producer Black Tie to discuss how the quarterbacks will impact the 2015 NFL Draft: Is Marcus Mariota really worth the 2nd overall pick (15:58) and will a team reach for one of the remaining QBs in the 1st round (17:57)? 
Apr 29, 2015
DDFP 349: Draft talk and Denzel Perryman
00:58:52
Shek is joined by Bucky Brooks and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss the NBA Playoffs (7:10) and preview next week's NFL Draft, including potential draft day surprises (21:24). Then, Denzel Perryman joins the show (47:50) to talk about prepping for the draft and his favorite Denzel Washington movie. 
Apr 23, 2015
DDFP 348: 2015 NFL schedule 360
00:53:03
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison for a full breakdown of the 2015 NFL schedule. The guys debate early-season matchups to watch (9:29); which 2014 playoff team is in danger of missing the playoffs (15:13); teams poised for surprising fast starts (21:33) and more. Also, Shek's reaction to Tim Tebow signing with the Eagles. 
Apr 21, 2015
DDFP 347: Mock draft special
01:15:59
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor, Bucky Brooks and Handsome for the 2015 #DDFP Mock Draft (15:15). Plus, Ike discusses why Steve Smith was the toughest wide receiver to cover, Calvin Johnson's greatness and who the Steelers should draft to replace him (69:58). 
Apr 16, 2015
DDFP 346: Shek and Ike Taylor
00:55:54
Shek is joined by newly-retired NFL player and co-host Ike Taylor to discuss Troy Polamalu (13:09) and all-time greatest Steelers (16:15). Ike then reveals the best moments of his NFL career before the Colts’ Mike Adams (21:50) joins in to debate best safeties and the AFC South’s best player: Andrew Luck or J.J. Watt(26:03)? Lastly, the guys discuss Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston (36:20) and answer your tweets alongside Handsome Hank and Marcas Grant(45:04). 
Apr 15, 2015
DDFP 345: Greatest sports theme music tournament
00:45:03
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to shed light on the mystery surrounding the 2nd pick in the 2015 NFL Draft (11:03). Then, Shek and Handsome give their opinion on who holds the title for greatest sports theme music of all time (21:00). 
Apr 09, 2015
DDFP 344: Greatest game & greatest movie of all time
01:23:41
Shek (@Dameshek) is joined by Handsome Hank (@NFLUKHank) to recap NFL.com's "The Greatest Game of All Time" (9:55) -- were the Patriots/ Seahawks rightful winners? The guys then review classic movies (25:00) as producer Black Tie (@ProducerTD) reveals the winner of #DDFP bracketology. 
Apr 07, 2015
DDFP 343: Potential last to first teams
00:48:35
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to tackle your social media questions including which team won the 2014 NFL Draft, Marcus Mariota's best team fit and heads or tails? Plus, at 20:24, the guys debate which team in 2015 has the best chance at going from last to first in their division. 
Apr 02, 2015
DDFP 342: Malcolm Jenkins, Bucky Brooks & NFL style
01:04:08
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Bucky Brooks to react to Jameis Winston's pro day and debate the most prominent coaches in the NFL today. Then, Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins joins to discuss the Chip Kelly, LeSean McCoy vs. DeMarco Murray and "The Walking Dead". Lastly, @StyleGF chats NFL fashion and the best dressed men in Hollywood before producer Black Tie announces the final four movies in #DDFP bracketology. 
Mar 31, 2015
DDFP 341: Veteran QBs & Super Bowl rewind
00:41:35
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Gregg Rosenthal from "Around the NFL" to discuss the upcoming seasons of veteran quarterbacks like Philip Rivers, Peyton Manning and more. Shek and Gregg then imagine how the offseason could be different if the Seahawks won the Super Bowl. The guys also update #DDFP bracketology of the greatest movies producer Black Tie has never seen. 
Mar 26, 2015
DDFP 340: Bucky Brooks & Michael Robinson
01:17:12
Shek is joined by former NFL scout Bucky Brooks to review his latest NFL.com mock draft, discuss Marcus Mariota's competitive nature and Jameis Winston's impact on the the NFC South if drafted by the Buccaneers. The guys also discuss the NFL's most versatile quarterbacks. Lastly, an update on #DDFP bracketology and Michael Robinson discusses the Seahawks' offseason.  
Mar 24, 2015
DDFP 339: Free agency fantasy impact & new rules
01:10:14
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to review the latest new rule proposals in the NFL as well as suggest a few of their own. NFL Fantasy guru Michael Fabiano then joins the show to discuss how free agency has changed the landscape in fantasy football. Plus, the search for the greatest movie producer Black Tie has never seen begins on #DDFP Bracketology. 
Mar 19, 2015
DDFP 338: Trading Drew Brees
01:06:38
Shek, Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison wonder if it's time for the Saints to trade Drew Brees and speculate which teams could best use the star quarterback's services. The guys also react to Chris Borland's surprising retirement and discuss interesting jobs from their pasts. 
Mar 17, 2015
DDFP 337: LaDainian Tomlinson & Ross Tucker
01:06:31
Shek is joined by Ross Tucker to recap the latest free agency moves highlighted by the Eagles' new running back depth chart. Shek also chats with former NFL running back great LaDainian Tomlinson about Darrelle Revis' return to New York, the new Seattle Seahawks and his pick for the NBA's MVP award. 
Mar 12, 2015
DDFP 336: Big trades & free agency
01:19:01
Shek is joined by Bucky Brooks to discuss Jimmy Graham going to the Seahawks and the Eagles swapping Nick Foles for Sam Bradford. Plus, how do the early free agency moves impact the AFC playoff picture? Lastly, running back Justin Forsett joins the show to discuss his options and relationship with Marshawn Lynch. 
Mar 10, 2015
DDFP 335: Making trades & suits!
01:21:22
Shek and Handsome Hank react to the LeSean McCoy-Kiko Alonso trade by making blockbusters of their own with star players like Brandon Marshall and Adrian Peterson. The guys also debate which star veteran running back has the most left in their tank before Shek and producer Black Tie get fitted for suits by Empire International Tailors. 
Mar 05, 2015
DDFP 334: Free agency & C.J. Spiller
00:35:49
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank to discuss where Ndamukong Suh, DeMarco Murray and others could land in free agency and possible teams for Andre Johnson. Plus, minutes BEFORE the LeSean McCoy trade, running back C.J. Spiller joins the show to discuss where he would like to end up playing next season. 
Mar 04, 2015
DDFP 333: Bucky Brooks on Jameis & Mariota
01:08:04
Shek is joined former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks to break down the NFL Draft's top prospects including Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. Handsome Hank also stops by to discuss Mike Wallace, Reggie Bush, favorite pets and exotic meats. 
Feb 26, 2015
DDFP 332: Combine review & free agency preview
01:03:21
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and NFL Media's Marcas Grant to discuss how to improve the combine experience and the best free agency fits for Jay Cutler, Adrian Peterson, Julius Thomas and more. Plus, which recent Heisman trophy winning quarterback has the least promising future: Jameis Winston, Marcus Mariota, Johnny Manziel or Robert Griffin III? 
Feb 24, 2015
DDFP 331: Jameis Winston reaction & NFC South
00:59:58
Shek is joined by NFL Media's Kyle Montgomery to discuss Jameis Winston's combine press conference and debate his pro comparison. The guys also enter the "Elimination Chamber" discussing the NFC South and NFL events before Shek reveals another childhood basketball story. 
Feb 21, 2015
DDFP 330: Best wide receivers & free agency fits
01:19:09
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison to debate the best wide receivers in the NFL, where top free agents fit best and the best leading man in Hollywood. Plus, Michael Fabiano joins in for a very early look at the 2015 NFL Fantasy landscape. 
Feb 12, 2015
DDFP 329: Super Bowl diary with Patriots
00:49:18
On part 2 of the NFL podcast crossover, Shek is joined by Dan Hanzus and Chris Wesseling from the “Around the NFL podcast” to interview Patriots wide receiver Brandon LaFell. Then, Shek breaks down the biggest moments of Super Bowl XLIX alongside Shane Vereen and LeGarrette Blount in Studio 66. 
Feb 10, 2015
DDFP 328: Defining moments of 2014 NFL season
00:47:51
Shek and Handsome Hank react to the latest fall out of Super Bowl XLIX and discuss the defining moments from the 2014 NFL season including the Browns drafting Johnny Manziel, Carson Palmer's injury, Peyton fizzling out in December and Le'Veon Bell's injury in week 17. 
Feb 05, 2015
DDFP 327: The greatest Super Bowl ever
01:29:37
Shek, Handsome Hank and producer Black Tie review Super Bowl XLIX from every angle as they discuss Tom Brady's fourth-quarter performance, the Seahawks' interception, Katy Perry's halftime show and much more. Plus, is Tom Brady the greatest QB ever and which two teams are favorites for Super Bowl 50? 
Feb 03, 2015
DDFP 326: Best of 'Super Bowl Live'
01:47:45
Check out the best interviews from "Super Bowl Live" with Dave Dameshek and Matt "Money" Smith as they break down Super Bowl XLIX and play "Wheel of Stupid Questions" with Patrick Peterson, Le'Veon Bell, Arian Foster, Torrey Smith, Warren Sapp and many more. 
Jan 31, 2015
DDFP 325: Super Bowl XLIX pick
00:25:56
Live from Arizona, Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Drew "Stat-on" Christensen for one final "Red ️Challenge Flag Picks" segment to decide between the Seahawks and Patriots.  
Jan 28, 2015
DDFP 324: Patriots Deflate-gate & Seahawks D
01:13:09
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Elliot Harrison and Drew "Stat-on" Christensen to discuss the impact of Deflate-gate and how the Seahawks' defense stacks up against the best of the Super Bowl era. 
Jan 22, 2015
DDFP 323: Championship Sunday recap
00:51:18
Shek, Handsome Hank and Dan Hanzus from "Around the NFL" break down the Green Bay Packers collapse against the Seattle Seahawks and debate if it's the worst loss in NFL history. Plus, a Seahawks vs. Patriots Super Bowl preview.  
Jan 20, 2015
DDFP 322: Ike Taylor & James Jones
01:25:37
Shek is joined by Elliot Harrison to preview Championship Sunday before Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor enters Studio 66 for rangy conversation. Topics include: Andrew Luck, Le'Veon Bell, Peyton Manning, Cardale Jones and much more. Plus, Raiders wide receiver compares Derek Carr to one of the game's greats and lists his top 5 NFL players. 
Jan 16, 2015
DDFP 321: Divisional Round recap
01:11:35
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison to break down the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Topics include Dez Bryant's controversial no-catch, Peyton Manning's arm, Aaron Rodgers' calf and a quick preview of Championship Sunday. Plus, quick reaction to John Fox's departure from Denver and other head coaching news.
Jan 13, 2015
DDFP 320: Divisional preview & Patriots roundtable
01:05:38
Shek is joined by Elliot Harrison to make their picks for the Divisional Round. Then, former NFL players Willie McGinest and Heath Evans discuss the New England Patriots of the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era. 
Jan 08, 2015
DDFP 319: Wild Card recap with Bucky Brooks
00:57:58
Shek welcomes in former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks to break down Wild Card Weekend. The guys discuss Tony Romo's performance, how the Ravens stopped the Steelers and whether the Colts are really a one-man team with Andrew Luck. Plus, Shek learns what the FA Cup is and a homage to Stuart Scott. 
Jan 06, 2015
DDFP 318: The 2014 Sheky Awards
01:48:15
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank, Elliot Harrison and Drew Christensen to make their picks for Wild Card Weekend. Then at 42:22, the main event begins as Shek hosts the 2014 Sheky Awards. Most anticipated categories include Best Best Residual Cereal Milk, Best Quarterback Body Language and of course, Best Fruit. Also make sure to catch the video of the Sheky Awards on NFL Now or NFL.com/Podcasts
Dec 31, 2014
DDFP 317: Black Monday & MVP debate
01:13:06
Shek welcomes in Handsome Hank and old pal Adam Rank to discuss the events of Black Monday 2014, preview Wild Card Weekend and a spirited MVP debate. Plus, the guys open up a special listener package all the way from Scotland! 
Dec 30, 2014
DDFP 316 (Pt. II) Nate Burleson & Ryan Kerrigan
00:41:08
Shek is joined by former NFL wide receiver Nate Burleson and Washington Redskins linebacker Ryan Kerrigan to discuss Odell Beckham's rookie year, RGIII's season, Tony Romo's play this year and some holiday caroling.
Dec 24, 2014
DDFP 316 (Pt. I): Week 17 picks & Christmas lists
00:39:05
Shek is joined by Elliot Harrison and Drew "Stat-on" Christensen to review Monday Night Football, preview Week 17 with the "Red challenge flag picks" segment and take a look back at old Christmas lists.  
Dec 23, 2014
DDFP 315: Best team, best athlete & Torrey Smith
00:45:51
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Chris Wesseling from "Around the NFL" to debate the NFL best's team and top athlete in all of sports. Plus, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver talks Joe Flacco, Steve Smith and Steelers with Shek before singing a Christmas carol. 
Dec 19, 2014
DDFP 314: Week 15 recap with Brian Billick
00:42:46
Shek is joined by former NFL head coach and Super Bowl champion Brian Billick to break down Week 15 in the NFL. The guys debate if the Steelers can win in New England, Peyton Manning’s struggles and Johnny Manziel’s lackluster debut. Plus, Coach Billick shares some insight about his coaching days and Kurt Warner. 
Dec 15, 2014
DDFP 313: WK 15 picks, Social Study & Alex Smith
00:53:50
Shek, Handsome Hank and Elliot "E.H." Harrison make their picks for Week 15's best games including Johnny Manziel's first start vs. Bengals, Patriots vs. Dolphins and Eagles vs. Cowboys. The trio also debate the most difficult quarterback to tackle in a new segment "Social Study." Lastly, Shek asks Alex Smith what he wants for Christmas as the Chiefs QB joins the show. 
Dec 11, 2014
DDFP 312: Week 14 recap
01:02:17
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and NFL researcher Drew "Stat-on" Christensen to recap Week 14 in the NFL. The trio discuss the 49ers disappointing season, the state of the NFC South, J.J. Watt's dominance and much more. 
Dec 09, 2014
DDFP 311: Week 14 picks & Bobby Wagner
00:40:18
Shek and Elliot "E.H." Harrison make their Week 14 picks in this weeks "Red Challenge Flag Pick" segment. Plus, Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner joins the program to discuss facing the Philadelphia Eagles and making a push for the playoffs. 
Dec 04, 2014
DDFP 310: Week 13 recap
01:10:14
Shek recaps Week 13 in the NFL with LaDainian Tomlinson and discusses Johnny Manziel's role going forward. Plus, Ross Tucker joins the program to talk about "The King in the North" Aaron Rodgers and what it would be like if Rex Ryan and Jim Harbaugh traded places. 
Dec 02, 2014
DDFP 309: Week 13 picks & Pie-Off
01:15:59
Shek, Handsome Hank, and Drew "Stat-On" Christensen make their Week 13 picks with the "Red Challenge Flag Pick" segment. Plus, the 2014 "Pie-Off" competition featuring Dan Hanzus, Mark Istook and original Producer Neck Tie.
Nov 25, 2014
DDFP: Week 12 preview
00:56:21
Shek, Elliot "E.H." Harrison, Drew "Stat-On" Christensen, and special guest Marc Istook preview Week 12 in the NFL with the "Red Challenge Flag Pick" segment. Plus, they discuss the future potential of Football Baby.     
Nov 21, 2014
DDFP TV Week 12
00:25:28
In this special edition podcast, Dave Dameshek lists the most valuable players in the league using his “Jenga Theory” and ponders RGIII’s future in Washington. Plus, Elliot Harrison helps preview Week 12 with “The Greatest Moments in NFL Hookup History” and Football Baby is back for more game picks.  
Nov 21, 2014
DDFP 307: Week 11 recap
00:42:09
Shek welcomes in "NFL Fantasy Live" analyst Marcas Grant to recap Week 11 in the NFL. Topics including the good performances from the Chiefs, Packers and Patriots. Also, Shek picks out a new team for Robert Griffin III if the struggling QB leaves the Redskins. Lastly, Shek and producer Black Tie chime in on the Lakers' season and celebrity sightings. 
Nov 18, 2014
DDFP 306: Week 11 preview
00:49:59
Shek, Handsome Hank, Elliot "E.H." Harrison and Drew "Stat-On" Christensen preview Week 11 in the NFL with the "Red Challenge Flag Pick" segment. Plus, who's the NFL's most disruptive defensive player and is Andy Dalton one bad performance away from losing his starting job in Cincinnati? 
Nov 13, 2014
DDFP 305: Week 10 preview
00:41:32
Shek, Handsome Hank, Elliot "E.H." Harrison and Drew "Stat-On" Christensen preview Week 10 in the NFL with the "Red Challenge Flag Pick" segment. 
Nov 07, 2014
DDFP 304: Week 9 recap
00:48:34
Shek welcomes in old pal Adam Rank as they discuss Tom Brady's triumph over Peyton Manning, Big Ben's performance and the best teams in the NFC. Plus, the guys discuss Halloween costumes and the best Halloween candy. 
Nov 04, 2014
DDFP 303: Week 9 preview
00:34:08
Shek, Handsome Hank and Elliot "E.H." Harrison preview Week 9 in the NFL and project the rest of Robert Griffin III's regular season. The guys also discuss origin super hero movies.     
Oct 30, 2014
DDFP 302: Week 8 recap & Burleson on Seahawks
00:35:26
Shek is joined by Nate Burleson to discuss the state of the Seattle Seahawks and Marshawn Lynch. Plus, Bucky Brooks drops by to discuss his NFL Final Four. 
Oct 29, 2014
DDFP 301: Week 8 picks, Rams' Laurinaitis & Cowboys' Escobar
01:07:08
Shek makes his Week 8 picks alongside Handsome Hank, Elliot Harrison and NFL researcher Drew Christensen. The guys also debate the best sitcom of the 90s before James Laurinaitis joins to discuss the Rams' special teams tricks and more. Cowboys tight end Gavin Escobar also dials in to talk about the team's 6-1 start. 
Oct 24, 2014
DDFP 300: Harvin trade & AFC playoff picture
00:40:14
Shek is joined by Bucky Brooks to discuss if the Seahawks can overcome the loss of Percy Harvin and the future of Jameis Winston. Daniel Jeremiah then joins the show for an early preview of the AFC playoff picture.
Oct 21, 2014
DDFP 299: Terence Newman & Eddie Lacy
01:13:50
Shek is joined by friend of the show and Bengals cornerback Terence Newman to discuss the NFL's overtime rules, differences between Cam Newton and Andrew Luck and much more. Shek is then joined by Handsome Hank and NFL researcher Drew Christensen to preview Week 7 before the Packers Eddie Lacy joins the show. 
Oct 16, 2014
DDFP 298: NFC playoff picture preview
00:38:18
Shek is joined by former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks to take an early look at the NFC playoff picture: who's in and who's out? Shek also shares his thoughts on Cam Newton's recent great play and makes hypothetical trades involving head coaches. 
Oct 13, 2014
DDFP 297: Eric Weddle, Ike Taylor & Week 6 picks
01:03:30
Shek chats with safety Eric Weddle about the Chargers' great start to the season, Philip Rivers and the best beards in the NFL. Shek is then joined by Handsome Hank, Elliot Harrison and NFL researcher Drew Christensen to preview the Week 6 schedule. Lastly, Steelers cornerback and friend of the show Ike Taylor talks about his season-ending injury and why the Steelers' offense never seems to put up huge numbers. 
Oct 10, 2014
DDFP 296: Week 5 recap & Rank's return
00:41:51
Shek is joined by Daniel Jeremiah and old time friend of the show, Adam Rank, to discuss Week 5 NFL games. Topics include the Patriots' big win over the Bengals and which quarterback will be the first to win his first Super Bowl.  
Oct 07, 2014
DDFP 295: Week 5 picks & MVP debate
01:06:45
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison to debate who has been the MVP of the 2014 NFL season so far. The guys also make their Week 5 predictions with NFL Network researcher Drew Christensen and try out some new treats from London. 
Oct 03, 2014
DDFP 294: Week 4 recap
00:45:48
Shek is joined by Daniel Jeremiah to discuss the best storylines from Week 4 including the Bills change at quarterback, the Jets' QB situation and the struggles of the NFC South. Plus, they discuss the Cowboys 3-1 record, the legend of the Ravens' Steve Smith and other early-season surprises.
Sep 30, 2014
DDFP 293: Week 4 picks & Top 10 trios
00:45:10
Shek, alongside NFL.com writers Dan Hanzus and Elliot Harrison rank the top 10 trios (quarterback, running back and wide receiver combos) in the game today. Plus, they make their picks for Week 4 in the “Red Challenge Flag Picks” segment. 
Sep 25, 2014
DDFP 292: Week 3 recap & QB rankings
00:44:30
Shek, Daniel Jeremiah and Handsome Hank recap the biggest storylines from Week 3 in the NFL including the Seahawks' win over the Broncos, Chip Kelly's coaching methods in Philadelphia and Ryan Tannehill's struggles in Miami. Plus, Shek and D.J. rank the best quarterback performances so far this season. 
Sep 23, 2014
DDFP 291: Week 3 picks & A.J. Hawk
01:26:13
Shek, Handsome Hank and NFL.com writer Elliot Harrison preview Week 3’s best games including the Seahawks vs. Broncos, Chargers vs. Bills and Bears vs. Jets. They also debate which running back they would rather have: Le’Veon Bell or Giovani Bernard? Plus, Shek chats with friend of the show and Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk.
Sep 18, 2014
DDFP 290: Early-season forecast
00:52:23
Shek is joined by Daniel Jeremiah to discuss the early season forecasts of the Bills, Bears, Steelers, Lions and more. Plus, potential trade destinations for the Giants' Eli Manning. 
Sep 16, 2014
DDFP 289: Week 2 picks & Larry Fitzgerald debate
00:57:46
Shek, Handsome Hank and NFL.com writer Elliot Harrison preview Week 2 with the "The Black List" and make their predictions during the "Red Challenge Flag Picks" segment. Plus, the guys discuss which NFL teams would be a good fit for Larry Fitzgerald if the Arizona Cardinals decided to trade their star receiver. 
Sep 11, 2014
DDFP 288: Week 1 recap & Stevie Johnson
00:56:15
Dave is joined by Handsome Hank and Daniel Jeremiah to help recap Week 1 of the 2014 NFL season. Topics include the Patriots new competition in the AFC East, Ray Rice’s release and the potential for an “elite” Matt Ryan season. Plus. 49ers receiver Stevie Johnson joins Shek to discuss the best quarterbacks he’s ever played with, the NFL’s best wide receiver group and more.
Sep 09, 2014
DDFP: Andrew Luck interview
00:09:55
Listen to Shek's 1-on-1 interview with Colts quarterback Andrew Luck during the offseason. Luck joined the show courtesy of Quaker and discussed his favorite quarterbacks to watch, which young QB has the most speed, and his famous beard. 
Sep 09, 2014
DDFP 287: Week 1 picks
01:15:00
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison to rehash the Packers vs. Seahawks game and do their “Red Challenge Flag Picks” segment with a few of the opening weekend games as well as their picks for all of week 1.
Sep 06, 2014
DDFP 286: Week 1 preview
01:11:53
Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and "Around the NFL" podcast host Dan Hanzus to preview the Packers vs. Seahawks and the rest of the NFL's 2014 opening week. Plus, Shek and Daniel Jeremiah discuss coaches to watch in the 2014 season with Brian Billick from "The Coaches Show" podcast.  
Sep 02, 2014
DDFP 285: Daniel Jeremiah & Mike Ditka
00:59:58
Shek is joined by Daniel Jeremiah to preview the NFC North, Peyton Manning's taunting and debate who will win in a Quarterback Battle Royale. Also, Shek goes 1-on-1 with former coaching legend Mike Ditka to discuss the 2014 Bears, Pete Carroll's coaching style and Mike's first encounter with a member of the Dameshek family decades ago. 
Aug 28, 2014
DDFP 284: Ben Roethlisberger 1-on-1
00:43:06
Shek is joined by the guest of his dreams, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, as the two discuss Big Ben's best playoff performances, clutch situations, Blake Bortles and Johnny Manziel. Marc Sessler from the "Around the NFL" podcast also joins to preview the Cleveland Browns' season before producer Black Tie critics Shek's 2014 fantasy football roster.
Aug 26, 2014
DDFP 283: Manziel reaction & AFC East preview
00:49:23
Shek, Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison debate if the Cleveland Browns made the right choice going with Brian Hoyer over Johnny Manziel. The guys also preview the 2014 New England Patriots and the rest of AFC East division. Lastly, NFL media researcher Bill Smith helps wrap the show with mind-blowing stats on the Patriots, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins and more. 
Aug 21, 2014
DDFP 282: NFC East & rookie QB preview
00:41:35
Shek is joined NFL.com writer Elliot Harrison for a 2014 season preview of the NFC East. How will the Eagles perform under Chip Kelly in year two? Can the Cowboys overcome their defensive issues and who's more likely to bounce back: RGIII or Eli Manning? Plus, which rookie quarterback is in line for the best season: Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles or ... Logan Thomas? Find out. 
Aug 14, 2014
DDFP 281: AFC North preview
01:05:57
  Shek is joined by Handsome Hank and "NFL Total Access” host Dan Hellie to help preview the AFC North in 2014 including Johnny Manziel vs. Brian Hoyer and the best-case/ worst-case scenario for each team in the division. Then the guys name their best Robin Williams movies and open up a gift package from New Zealand. 
Aug 13, 2014
DDFP 280: Cordarrelle Patterson
01:09:51
Shek is joined Minnesota Vikings star receiver Cordarrelle Patterson to discuss believing in the hype, his love for Beyonce, Teddy Bridgewater and Adrian Peterson. Elliot Harrison also stops by to preview the first weekend of preseason games. Lastly, NFL Fantasy Live analyst Michael Fabiano joins in on a fantasy football mock draft with Shek and producer Black Tie. 
Aug 08, 2014
DDFP 279: Golden Tate & Steve Largent
00:42:04
Shek is joined by NFL.com's Marcas Grant to break down Andy Dalton vs. Alex Smith and Teddy Bridgewater vs. Johnny Manziel. Shek is then joined by Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate to discuss the team's upcoming season, playing with Richard Sherman and the Seahawks and more. Lastly, Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent helps preview the 2014 Seahawks season and debates where Calvin Johnson ranks on the all-time list. 
Aug 05, 2014
DDFP 278: Daniel Jeremiah & Michael Fabiano
00:49:00
Shek is joined by old pal and former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah to discuss the early developments from training camps including the Sammy Watkins' hype, Chip Kelly's offense in year two and the New York Giants. "NFL Fantasy Live" analyst Michael Fabiano then previews the fantasy value of Johnny Manziel and other young quarterbacks like RGIII and Colin Kaepernick. 
Jul 29, 2014
DDFP 277: 1-on-1 with A.J. Hawk
00:59:01
Shek is joined by Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk to discuss Aaron Rodgers' greatness & body language, the best and worst things about being an NFL player, and how to survive in the movie "The Purge". Shek and producer Black Tie then wrap with the latest news around NFL training camps and chime in on the Kevin Love trade speculation. 
Jul 24, 2014
DDFP 276: Antonio Cromartie & NFC West preview
00:56:24
Shek is joined by NFL.com writer Elliot Harrison to preview the NFC West heading into the 2014 season. Then, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Antonio Cromartie calls in to discuss teammate Patrick Peterson vs. Darrelle Revis, Bruce Arians vs. Rex Ryan, Cardinals D vs. Seahawks D and Mark Sanchez vs. Tim Tebow.
Jul 22, 2014
DDFP 275: The new "America's team"
00:54:11
Shek is joined by Ross Tucker and Handsome Hank to discuss the best and worst case scenario for the 2014 Dallas Cowboys, fantasy football for beginners and debate which franchise really is now America's team. Random musings also include Shek's Megatron impression and a potential new nickname for producer Black Tie.
Jul 18, 2014
DDFP 274: Can Seahawks repeat?
00:50:58
Shek is joined in studio by Super Bowl champion Michael Robinson (and his ring) to discuss Pete Carroll's coaching style, NFL training camps and the Seattle Seahawks' chances of back-to-back titles. Then, Drew Christensen of NFL Media's research group debuts to discuss Jimmy Graham's new deal and provide some mind-blowing Hall of Fame stats. 
Jul 15, 2014
DDFP 273: Ike Taylor & Matt "Money" Smith
01:08:41
Shek is joined by Ike Taylor who discusses why he believes Patrick Peterson is a better cornerback than Richard Sherman, debates Calvin Johnson's place in wide receiver history and explains why the Pittsburgh Steelers are Super Bowl contenders this upcoming season. Matt "Money" Smith then joins to discuss LeBron James and music. It's a podcast hit. Take a listen, won't you? 
Jul 11, 2014
DDFP 272: Debating Matt Ryan, fantasy preview
00:49:55
Shek welcomes in Handsome Hank and NFL ATL's Chris Wesseling to debate Matt Ryan's NFL quarterback credentials. Then NFL Fantasy Live analyst Michael Fabiano joins to preview which teams will be a fantasy football gold mine in 2014 before a live reaction to Germany's demolition of Brazil in the World Cup semifinals.
Jul 09, 2014
DDFP 271: The best QB-WR duos & CJ2K
00:49:36
Shek & Handsome Hank attempt to call the Bengals' Hue Jackson's bluff by taking it upon themselves to name ten quarterback-wide receiver duos better than Andy Dalton and A.J. Green. Can they accomplish this tall task? Plus, Shek speaks with New York Jets running back Chris Johnson about new teammates Eric Decker and Michael Vick, head coach Rex Ryan and the NFL's fastest player. 
Jul 02, 2014
DDFP 270: Mike Singletary
00:37:29
Shek, Rank and Elliot Harrison welcome in Chicago Bears legendary linebacker Mike Singletary for a wide-ranging conversation about Singletary's NFL career. Topics include the peak and fall of the '80s Bears, their rivalry with Dan Marino and the Miami Dolphins and where '85 Bears' D ranks in NFL history. Plus, Singletary opens up about the Vernon Davis altercation and why he couldn't carry on as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers before fulfilling a life-long dream for Shek. It's a dream episode, indeed -- take a listen, won't you?     
Jun 24, 2014
DDFP 269: World Cup talk with Broncos Julius Thomas
01:04:55
Shek, soccer enthusiast The Gold Standard and Producer Black Tie break down the latest action from World Cup including Team USA vs. Portugal, Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo and the tournament's best goals so far. The guys also chat with Denver Broncos tight end and avid World Cup viewer Julius Thomas about his best players and moments from the group stage and which NFL players could play soccer. It's a top-corner episode, take a listen won't you? 
Jun 24, 2014
DDFP 268: All-NFC West team
01:05:29
Shek, Handsome Hank and Elliot Harrison wrap up the #DDFP "All Division Teams" series by drafting the All-NFC West roster. Will Russell Wilson or Colin Kaerpernick be the quarterback and who gets the nod on a star-studded defense? Plus, the guys rank the best NFL players in the '80s. 
Jun 20, 2014
DDFP 267: All-NFC North team, Bucky Brooks
01:13:51
Shek & Rank are joined by former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks to draft the All-NFC North team: find out which players gets picked in a loaded division at the wide receiver, running back and linebacker positions. The guys also discuss LeBron James' legacy following the San Antonio Spurs demolishing of the Miami Heat and Shek breaks down the World Cup-inspired "NFL Cup" series with NFL Network researcher Bill Smith.
Jun 17, 2014
DDFP 266: All-AFC East, Chris Long & Drew Pearson
01:29:05
Birthday boy Shek welcomes in Handsome Hank and NFL ATL's Gregg Rosenthal to draft the All-AFC East team. Then, St. Louis Rams defensive Chris Long calls in to discuss the "First-Round Foursome", Michael Sam and his thoughts on the World Cup. Lastly, Shek and Elliot Harrison delve into NFL history alongside former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Drew Pearson. It's a birthday episode extravaganza. Take a listen, won't you?
Jun 12, 2014
DDFP 265: All-AFC South team & Titans Taylor Lewan
01:15:03
Shek & Rank are joined by "NFL Fantasy Live" analyst Marcas to help draft the All-AFC South team. Shek also tells tales of his Los Angeles clubbing nights with Prince and Ben Afflect. Lastly, Tennessee Titans rookie offensive lineman Taylor Lewan joins the show and picks favorites between Canada and Mexico. 
Jun 11, 2014
DDFP 264: World Cup Special
01:06:36
Shek is joined by producer Black Tie and NFL ATL producer The Gold Standard for a special World Cup 2014 podcast extravaganza. Listen as a keen Shek learns about the beautiful game with discussion topics including: the dream finals matchup, top players to watch, if Team USA can make it out of the "Group of Death", best uniform kit and much more. Plus, what can the NFL and other american sports learn from soccer? It's a worldly #DDFP experience even non-soccer fans won't want to miss. 
Jun 06, 2014
DDFP 263: All-AFC North team & Jordan Cameron
00:59:44
  Shek is joined by Cleveland Browns fan and NFL ATL's Marc Sessler to help draft the #DDFP All-AFC North team. It's Big Ben vs. Joe Flacco at QB and a loaded group at the WR and LB positions. The guys also discuss the latest reveals of NFL Network's “Top 100 Players of 2014″ and react to Colin Kaepernick's new contract with the 49ers. Then, Cleveland Browns tight end and friend of NBA star Blake Griffin, Jordan Cameron, calls in to give his first impressions of Johnny Manziel and NBA Finals predictions. 
Jun 05, 2014
DDFP 262: All-NFC South team
00:58:06
Shek and Rank welcome in NFL ATL's Chris Wesseling to draft the #DDFP "All Division Team" for the NFC South. The trio debate Drew Brees vs. Cam Newton vs. Matt Ryan at quarterback and much more. Plus, is Tom Brady really no longer "elite"? 
Jun 03, 2014
DDFP 261: All AFC West team with Shawne Merriman
00:53:31
Shek and Rank draft the #DDFP All AFC-West team alongside former San Diego Chargers great Shawne Merriman. Listen as the trio debate Peyton Manning or Philip Rivers at QB, Jamaal Charles or Ryan Mathews at RB and much more. The guys also delve into Merriman's wrestling fandome as he lists his top 3 WWE wrestlers of all time. Lastly, a reaction to this week's "Top 100 Players of 2014" show and random musings like which body part is the most disgusting. 
May 29, 2014
DDFP 260: All NFC East team & Pierre Garcon
01:03:13
Shek, Rank and Hank begin the #DDFP Division Bowl tournament by drafting the All-Division team for the NFC East. Then, Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon calls in to discuss the team's new offense, RGIII's health and his take on Richard Sherman vs. Patrick Peterson. Plus, the interesting trend of the "Jordan" name in the NFL, "X-Men: Days of Future Past" thoughts and more fun random musings. 
May 27, 2014
DDFP 259: Bills EJ Manuel, 'Top 100' reaction
00:59:13
Shek and Hank chat with Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel about new teammate Sammy Watkins, EJ's top three quarterbacks, good body language, Jameis Winston and more. The guys also discuss the latest episode of NFL Network's "The Top 100 Players of 2014", debating Tony Romo's placement and ranking the league's top cornerbacks. Lastly, Shek revisits his 1-on-1 interview with "X-Men: Days of Future Past" star Hugh Jackman aka The Wolverine. 
May 22, 2014
DDFP 258: Drew Brees
01:07:21
Shek & Rank chat with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees about his team's new additions this offseason, the greatness of Jimmy Graham and hanging out with Matthew McConaughey and Brad Pitt. Handsome Hank then joins to debate what NFL positions "Game of Thrones" characters could play and reaction to Super Bowl LII in Minnesota. Plus, Dameshek on why the NFC North could be the NFL's best division in 2014. 
May 20, 2014
DDFP 257: Top 100 analysis & Titans Bishop Sankey
00:55:42
Shek is joined by host of the NFL: Around the League podcast Dan Hanzus to break down the first 20 players on NFL Network's 'Top 100: Players of 2014' : is Colin Kaepernick ranked too low? Plus, who are the league's top 13 quarterbacks? Later, Tennessee Titans rookie Bishop Sankey enters studio 66 to talk about his draft night, the state of the running back position and his Hall of Fame aspirations. You should aspire to listen this episode. (MILD "Game of Thrones" spoilers from 26:17 to 29:21)
May 15, 2014
DDFP 256: A.J. Hawk & draft recap
01:22:54
The post-draft podcast features Shek & Rank dialing up 2013 Sheky Award winner/Packers LB AJ Hawk to discuss Green Bay's first-round choice Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, fellow Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier, draftees' walkout music, and hanging with Brady Quinn in Paris. The fellas are also joined in Studio 66 by College Football 24/7 co-hosts Matt 'Money' Smith & Bucky Brooks to talk about Johnny Football, Jadeveon Clowney, which teams put themselves into playoff contention with their drafts, and more hilarious Money impressions. Plus, Shek & Rank chime in on the new Batman suit in a new segment "#this or #that?".
May 13, 2014
DDFP 255: Eric Decker, Daniel Jeremiah and a horse & carriage
01:09:13
Shek and Rank take Studio 66 on the road in this 2014 NFL Draft podcast special live from a horse and carriage in New York. Guests include wide receiver Eric Decker who talks about joining the New York Jets, top prospects in the draft and playing with Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow. Daniel Jeremiah also jumps in for a ride to discuss the team most likely to select Johnny Manziel, what NFL front offices do during draft week and potential first-round trades. Make sure to watch the video interviews from this NFL Draft special podcast on NFL.com/Shek. 
May 06, 2014
DDFP 254: Matt 'Money' Smith & Bucky Brooks
01:39:32
Shek & Rank are joined in Studio 66 by CFB 24/7 stars Matt '$' Smith & Bucky Brooks for a pre-draft marathon podcast debating the team who'd be the best fit for Johnny Football, QB prospects' body language, which team is most likely to trade up in the first round, and WAY too many other subjects to list to here. Instead, why don't you just hear 'em?   
May 01, 2014
DDFP 253: Brady Quinn & Ike Taylor
01:07:45
Shek and Rank are joined by former first-round draft pick and free agent quarterback Brady Quinn to discuss waiting in the green room on draft day, recall being part of the "Tebowmania" Broncos team and leave the longest voicemail in #DDFP (and most likely in human) history on A.J. Hawk's phone. Plus, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback and friend of the show Ike Taylor returns to grade Johnny Manziel's pro potential and react to the Don Sterling fiasco in the NBA. 
Apr 29, 2014
DDFP 252: NFL schedule 360
01:09:32
Dave, Rank and Hank break down the 2014 NFL schedule from all angles including Week 1's best matchup, teams poised for a hot or cold start and the best primetime games. The guys also debate if the Seahawks will have a better record than the Broncos and make very early playoff predictions. 
Apr 24, 2014
DDFP 251: UFC's Jon Jones, mock draft
00:54:09
Dave, Rank and Handsome Hank discuss the latest NFL news including Geno Smith vs. Michael Vick, Andy Dalton's future with the Bengals and debate which team has had the best offseason so far. Plus, the guys partake in the #DDFP mock draft 2.0 before Shek chats with UFC champion Jon "Bones" Jones about Muhammad Ali and which NFL players could put up a good fight. 
Apr 22, 2014
DDFP 250: LaDainian Tomlinson on CJ2K & NBA Playoffs
00:39:15
Shek is joined by running back great LaDainian Tomlinson to discuss Chris Johnson's addition to the New York Jets' offense, the Geno Smith-Michael Vick quarterback battle and playing for Rex Ryan. Plus, Shek, L.T. and producer Black Tie make their predictions for the NBA Playoffs. 
Apr 17, 2014
DDFP 249: Adrian Peterson, Malcolm Jenkins & movies
01:22:01
Shek welcomes new Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins into Studio 66 to kibitz about his new team, the food in New Orleans he'll now have to do without, Jimmy Graham's greatness, and surviving a zombie apocalypse. Bald Bryan Bishop of the Adam Carolla podcast & author of "Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried To Kill Me" is also in to talk about his 49ers, Trojans, surviving a brain tumor, and share his master list of actor redundancies. Plus, take a listen to a 1-on-1 interview with Adrian Peterson.
Apr 16, 2014
DDFP 248: The greatest QB of all time
01:13:03
Shek & Rank are joined by Hall of Fame defensive back Rod Woodson, NFL.com's Elliot Harrison and NFL: Around the League's Chris Wesseling to debate who is the NFL's greatest quarterback of all time. 
Apr 10, 2014
DDFP 247: 2014 NFL Draft analysis & Cardinals Darnell Dockett
00:50:40
Shek is joined in Studio 66 by NFL Media draft expert Bucky Brooks to break down the high-end and low-end potential for Johnny Manziel and other top prospects and to discuss where Russell Wilson and Julio Jones would rank in this draft. Arizona Cardinals star Darnell Dockett then calls in from DC to discuss the 2014 Cardinals, the rugged NFC West, and Bruce Arians' Kangol collection.
Apr 09, 2014
DDFP 246: A.J. Hawk and Nate Newton
01:11:22
Shek and Elliot Harrison are joined by Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk, where Hawk drops some surprising news that he is officiating weddings during the offseason. Hawk offers his thoughts on Julius Peppers, TV shows and who should replace David Letterman. The guys also chat with former Dallas Cowboys great Nate Newton about John Madden’s impact on his career and the chances that the 2014 Cowboys can become a contender. Finally, the boys discuss some of the best dynasties in NFL history. 
Apr 03, 2014
DDFP 245: Twitter Q & A
01:01:05
Shek and Handsome Hank are joined by @NFL_ATL's Chris Wesseling and Tom Brady (NFL media boss, not the Patriots QB) to tackle twitter questions from the listeners. Topics include: most disappointing team this offseason, the prettiest play in sports, player with the best name and much more. Plus, the guys ponder if the Washington Redskins and DeSean Jackson are a good match before a "Games of Thrones" Season 4 preview discussion wraps the show. 
Apr 01, 2014
DDFP 244: Daniel Jeremiah on Johnny Manziel & Dan Hellie
01:10:49
  Shek, Rank and Handsome Hank are joined by old pal and NFL Network's "Path to the Draft" host Daniel Jeremiah to discuss Johnny Manziel's pro day and D.J's current predictions for where the top quarterback prospects will land. A new "Black List" touches on Michael Vick's move to the New York Jets and pro comparisons for the draft's top players. Lastly, the face of "NFL Total Access," Dan Hellie, enters Studio 66 to talk about the latest moves in the NFC North and the Washington Redskins’ lack of offensive weapons.
Mar 27, 2014
DDFP 243: Reid on Kaepernick vs. Wilson & NFL vs. College
00:36:27
Shek, Rank and Handsome Hank chat with San Francisco 49ers Pro Bowl safety Eric Reid about Richard Sherman and the Seattle Seahawks, Colin Kaepernick vs. Russell Wilson, a college team's chances vs. an NFL team and much more. The guys also pick winners of the second-round matchups in "NFL.com's Bracketology: The Greatest QB of All Time" tournament. 
Mar 25, 2014
DDFP 242: Power rankings, twitter questions
00:54:41
Shek relives a once-in-a-lifetime game of catch with actor Kevin Costner before he and Elliot Harrison break down the latest batch of NFL.com's Power Rankings. Then the guys tackle your #DDFP twitter questions and debate the all-time Pittsburgh Steelers team. 
Mar 20, 2014
DDFP 241: Steelers Ike Taylor
00:46:08
Shek, Rank and Handsome Hank are joined by NFL.com draft guru Bucky Brooks to rank the best players in the 2014 NFL Draft. Then, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor enters Studio 66 to countdown the NFL's best wide receivers, analyze the draft's top prospects and pick a side in the ongoing #TeamThinMints vs. #TeamSamoas Girl Scout Cookies battle.
Mar 18, 2014
DDFP 240: Free agency & 'True Detective' reaction
01:07:21
Shek is joined by former New England Patriots Willie McGinest and Deion Branch to discuss the Darrelle Revis signing and the surprising underachievement of Bill Belichick's coaching disciples. Then, Handsome Hank and @NFL_ATL's Dan Hanzus break down more free agency news before discussing the "True Detective" season finale (*Spoiler Alert* from 41:33 to 1:02:30). Lastly, stay tuned for a snippet of Dameshek's interview with "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul. You can watch the full interview at NFL.com/Shek. 
Mar 13, 2014
DDFP 239: Free-agency freestyling with Nate Burleson
00:54:27
Shek & Rank chat with wide receiver Nate Burleson about his free agency options and the better wide receiver between Calvin Johnson and Randy Moss before he delivers Studio 66's first-ever freestyle rap. The guys also react to the latest NFL free agency news including DeMarcus Ware's release from the Dallas Cowboys and Blaine Gabbert's trade to the San Francisco 49ers. Lastly, they discuss the hilarious "Between Two Ferns" episode starring President Barack Obama and debate which NFL player they would rather be. It's hooey, it's applesauce and it's a must-listen. 
Mar 11, 2014
DDFP 238: Best QB-RB duos & mock draft
01:34:24
Shek, Rank, Handsome Hank & Elliot Harrison debate the best quarterback-running back pairing in the NFL and take part in the first-ever live #DDFP mock draft. Also, Shek and E.H. share their thoughts on the greatest quarterback in Green Bay Packers history. Lastly, Shek & Hank have a "True Detective" discussion leading up to the season finale of the HBO series (**SPOILER ALERT** at 1:25:20). 
Mar 06, 2014
DDFP 237: Ross Tucker & James Jones
01:10:01
Shek & Rank are joined by new pal Ross Tucker who shares great behind-the-scene tales about Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Emmitt Smith. Then wide receiver James Jones jumps in Studio 66 to discuss his free agency options, Aaron Rodgers vs. Brett Favre and his thoughts on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' new uniforms. Plus, the guys react to LeBron James' 61-point performance -- does the Kobe Bryant mention streak continue? Find out. 
Mar 05, 2014
DDFP 236: Russell Wilson, hooey & applesauce
01:11:21
Shek, Rank & Handsome Hank review Shek's interview with Russell Wilson, preview the start of free agency, predict