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The Dave Dameshek Football Program

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

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

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

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English


Episodes

Week 15 Red Challenge Flag Picks & odd team out for the playoffs

12/11/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Matt "Money" Smith before the Week 15 games! Shek and Money quickly get into Fresh Takes which was deciding which AFC and NFC team in the Wild Card race will be left out of the playoffs (2:22)? After that, Shek, Money and Spaghetti play a round of Use Your Noodle (29:39) and place a few calls for Spaghetti's WFAN tryout (35:05). Finally, they round out the show with their Red Challenge Flag picks for Week 15 (38:37).

Duration:01:03:08

Shaun O'Hara joins to go around the league!

12/10/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined by our old pal Shaun O'Hara to go over the hot button topics in the NFL right now! Over the course of this show they hit on Eli's return on Monday Night Football (1:54), the future of Brady & Belichick in New England (17:21), who should win defensive player of the year (24:55), the recent antics of Baker Mayfield and Le'Veon Bell (33:08) and who is the NFC's best team (37:35)?

Duration:00:44:20

Week 14 Red Challenge Flag Picks & selecting the all-time secondary team

12/4/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank before the Week 14 games! Shek, Money and Hank first start eating doughnuts that were left in the studio and discussing the best types of doughnut (2:00). After that, the guys kibitz about the Carolina Panthers firing Ron Rivera and where he could land a job next (10:15)? Next up, the group dives into Zaxby's Fresh Takes and debates who should be on the NFL's all-time secondary team (18:57). Finally,...

Duration:01:12:43

Willie McGinest on the Patriots loss to Houston & the AFC playoff picture

12/2/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by our old pal Willie McGinest who makes his first appearance of the year and Handsome Hank. The trio dives right into the New England Patriots loss to the Houston Texans and if we should be concerned with the Patriots offensively? Next, the group discusses the AFC playoff picture involving the Patriots, Bills, Chiefs and Ravens and how it could look come January (17:18)? Before Willie exits, he sheds a little light on Shek's prediction about Tom Brady...

Duration:01:02:35

Week 13 Red Challenge Flag Picks & best Thanksgiving meats

11/27/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Cole Wright and Handsome Hank before the Week 13 games! The trio first does a draft of best Thanksgiving meats and Cole explains why he loves turkey so much (4:00). After that Shek, Cole and Hank get into Fresh Takes debating the NFL's all-time running back team (9:22). Finally, they round out the show with their Red Challenge Flag picks for Week 13 including the Thanksgiving games (19:54).

Duration:00:56:50

Will Jason Garrett be fired & would Patriots fans want to win the SB in 2020 without Brady?

11/25/2019
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Dave Dameshek is solo in Studio 66 but is joined by Eddie Spaghetti to recap the Week 12 games. The duo talks about who is the best team in the AFC (2:50), Jason Garrett's future in the NFL (6:50), would Patriot fans be happy to win a Super Bowl in 2020 if Tom Brady wasn't their quarterback (16:55) and who should start - Mason Rudolph or Duck Hodges (28:30)?

Duration:00:38:35

Week 12 Red Challenge Flag Picks & who is 'America's team' in 2019?

11/20/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank before the Week 12 games! Money and Hank first recap their trip to Mexico for the Chiefs vs Chargers game (4:09). After that, Shek debates if it's ironic or coincidental if the 49ers play the Ravens in this year's Super Bowl based on their reversals from SB XLVII to now (12:24). Next up, the group dives into Zaxby's Fresh Takes and debates which team should be considered 'America's Team' for 2019...

Duration:01:14:58

David Carr on the Raiders playoff push & why the Ravens offense is effective

11/18/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by our old pal David Carr to kibitz about the Week 11 games! The guys touch on a bunch of topics including why scoring has been down (4:10), the Raiders impressive rookie class & brother Derek's great season so far (7:40), Myles Garrett vs Mason Rudolph (18:50), Lamar Jackson's success with Greg Roman in Baltimore (29:58) and Tua Tagovailoa's injury (48:55). The duo rounded it out by debating which has better food between the Bay Area and Las Vegas during...

Duration:00:56:49

Week 11 Red Challenge Flag Picks & which NY team would you rather coach?

11/13/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Matt "Money" Smith before the Week 11 games! The guys first joke about why businesses even have "casual Fridays" (2:45) and recap the Chargers loss to the Raiders (11:35). Next up, they dive into Zaxby's Fresh Takes and debates which New York team would they rather take over the Giants or the Jets (15:58)? Then, Money and Shek continue helping Eddie Spaghetti with his mock WFAN tryout (28:50). Finally, after a Use Your Noodle trivia...

Duration:01:10:42

Rams vs Steelers recap & where Lamar Jackson should've been drafted with MJD!

11/11/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined by our old pal Maurice Jones-Drew on the Stage 5 set! The duo hit a number of topics including the Chiefs flaws (4:55), the scariest AFC South team (6:00), the NFC being top heavy (8:33), Aaron Donald's return to Pittsburgh (10:10), the struggles of Jared Goff & Todd Gurley (15:08) and finally where Lamar Jackson should've been drafted in 2018 (30:30). After MJD leaves, Eddie Spaghetti and Shek kibitz about the food block and the college football playoff picture...

Duration:00:59:27

Week 10 Red Challenge Flag Picks & will Cam Newton be in Carolina in 2020?

11/6/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank before the Week 10 games! The guys first preview the Thursday night match up between the Chargers and Raiders as Money heads up to Oakland to call the game (4:48). Next up, the group dives into Zaxby's Fresh Takes and debates which AFC and NFC teams that currently hold playoff spots will no longer make the playoffs come January (8:15)? Then, the gang discusses the future of Cam Newton in Carolina...

Duration:01:12:42

Figuring out the AFC Wild Card

11/4/2019
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Dave Dameshek is solo in Studio 66 but joined by Eddie Spaghetti behind the glass to recap Week 9 of the NFL! After the Baltimore Ravens big win over the New England Patriots, the guys thought it was time to map out the AFC playoff picture to see who gets the Wild Card spots between the Bills, Chargers, Raiders, Steelers, Colts etc (7:06). The duo rounds out the show with the Food Block discussing the most important Thanksgiving dishes (46:20).

Duration:00:53:15

Week 9 Red Challenge Flag Picks & should the Chiefs rush back Mahomes?

10/30/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank before the Week 9 games! The guys first talk about if the Browns can actually turn it around and Money's trip home to Chicago last week (2:45). Next up, the group dives into Zaxby's Fresh Takes and debates whether the Chiefs should rush back Patrick Mahomes to ensure home field advantage in the playoffs (9:21)? Then, the gang plays a game of 'Use Your Noodle' as Eddie Spaghetti asks a question about the...

Duration:01:18:23

Trade deadline moves, Playoff predictions & Shek tries to make a fantasy trade

10/29/2019
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Dave Dameshek is first joined in Studio 66 by NFL Media colleague Brian Barton who is also in Shek's fantasy football league. After their hellos and some fruit of the year talk, Shek negotiates with Barton in order to take the top spot in the league over Bill Simmons (11:50). Then, when Barton exits, Shek and Eddie Spaghetti discuss with the benching of Andy Dalton in Cincinnati, could he win a Super Bowl if he was quarterbacking the Patriots (24:31)?With it being mid-season Shek and...

Duration:01:01:05

Week 8 Red Challenge Flag Picks & which QBs will be on different teams in 2020?

10/23/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank before the Week 8 games! The guys first talk about the New England Patriots and if they can go 16-0 after their impressive performance vs the Jets (10:18)? Next up, the group dives into Zaxby's Fresh Takes and debates which quarterbacks in 2019 will be on different teams in 2020 (16:20)? Then, for the first time this season the gang plays a game of 'Use Your Noodle' as Eddie Spaghetti asks Shek, Hank...

Duration:01:06:05

Should the Chargers trade away Phil Rivers & Broncos OLB Malik Reed joins!

10/21/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Handsome Hank to recap some Week 7 NFL action! The guys get into the Dallas Cowboys big win and try to decide who is the best team in the NFC (11:30). Next Shek poses the question with the Los Angeles Chargers dropping to 2-5, should they trade away Phil Rivers and move on to a younger quarterback for a rebuild (23:23)? We round out the show with Denver Broncos outside linebacker, Malik Reed, who calls in to talk about this season and why Kobe Bryant...

Duration:01:01:23

Week 7 Red Challenge Flag Picks & can the Rams get back on track?

10/16/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in the Stage 5 set alongside Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank before the Week 7 games! The guys get into Zaxby's Fresh Takes by choosing which preseason Super Bowl picks could get back on track (9:48)? Next up, Money says why NFL fans on social media are completely overreacting to the penalties called in the Lions vs Packers game (14:55). Then the trio discusses Rams and Chargers fandom in Los Angeles and why it isn't an issue like the rest of the country believes...

Duration:01:08:58

Will the Rams bounce back & is Baker Mayfield suffering from the curse of "sposta?"

10/14/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by Cole Wright to recap the Week 6 games! The guys quickly get into the Chiefs loss and why Shek thinks they should trade away Tyreek Hill for defensive help (4:40). Next up, Dave brings up the Los Angeles Rams and how he still believes they won't reach the playoffs after their loss at home to the San Francisco 49ers (9:25). Then, Shek talks about the curse of sposta's new victim - Baker Mayfield and why he compares to Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw...

Duration:00:44:41

Week 6 Red Challenge Flag picks & Top 5 QB or Top 5 Coach?

10/9/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined on the Stage 5 set by Matt "Money" Smith before the Week 6 games! Shek and Money start off by debating Shek's idea of the "Loser Bowl" since this week the win-less Dolphins face the win-less Redskins (3:00). Next, the guys get into Zaxby's Fresh Takes by deciding win, place, show between top 10 QB, top 5 coach, top 5 offensive line, top 5 pass rush and top 3 cover corner back (15:24). Then, the duo breaks down the Chiefs and Rams chances of reaching the Super Bowl...

Duration:01:07:41

David Carr on his brother's win in London & did the Chiefs get exposed?

10/7/2019
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Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by our pal David Carr! The Daves get into Derek Carr's performance and big win vs Chicago while playing in London (2:20). Next, after the Chiefs loss to the Colts, the duo discusses how Mahomes and company could falter in the future (12:05). Then, Shek complains how much of a struggle it has been to watch the Steelers this season especially now with a third string QB (21:30). Lastly, we round out the show with the Bon & Viv Food Block segment (43:05).

Duration:00:48:09