Shek, Rank and Handsome Hank welcome cornerback Terence Newman into Studio 66 for a wide-ranging conversation, with subjects including being courted in free agency, Oakland vs. Cincinnati, what Bill Parcells is like, speaking with an English accent and more.
Shek, Rank & Handsome Hank are joined in Studio 66 by Ravens LT Bryant McKinnie, who reacts to the Anquan Boldin and Percy Harvin deals, plus, what it’s like being a Super Bowl champ and favorite dessert items. Rank goes one-on-one with Bills WR Stevie Johnson for a Revis vs. Sherman Gridiron Breakdown. Plus, Black Tie’s latest Black List, with free agency & the Canada vs. Mexico brawl.
Shek & Rank broadcast live from New Orleans where they are joined by colleagues Matt “Money” Smith and Jaime Maggio. Interviews include Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, actor David Koechner and much more.
In episode No. 125, ‘Shek and Rank welcome Mr. Fancy Pants (Marc Sessler) and Handsome Hank to talk about the greatest dynasties in the Super Bowl era. We also talk about the Los Angeles Lakers and more fallout from the Manti Te’o fiasco. Have a listen, it’s delightful.
Shek & Rank welcome Cleveland rookie QB Brandon Weeden to yap about the promising Browns, facing RG3, seeing the Cavs dump the Lakers and beating AFC North bully Pittsburgh. Marc Sessler of “Around the League” joins us for the Black List to talk about the most exciting play in sports and best RB duo ever. Sessler and “Around the League” cohort Dan Hanzus round out the week with a discussion of Comeback Player of the Year candidates on the ATL Debate Club.
Shek and Rank break down a fascinating Week 13 with the help of Around The League’s Dan Hanzus and England’s Handsome Hank, with subjects including, but not limited to, the Baltimore Ravens’ specious play-calling, Mark Sanchez’s future with the New York Jets (or anyone else), the sterling QB rookie class and the suddenly muddled NFC East. Then Black Tie challenges the gang with his latest Black List and Houston Texans left tackle Duane Brown joins in to talk about aiming for the AFC’s top seed, playing the New England Patriots, and buying a car from Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.
Shek and Rank kibitz with old pal/Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis about replacing the Pro Bowl with the Loser Bowl, playing in December on a team that isn’t in the playoff race, as well as the rise of UCLA Bruins. Handsome Hank stops by to read Fireman Ed’s resignation letter, Shek makes his weekly NFL picks in 60 seconds, and the Around The League boys @MarcSesslerNFL and @DanHanzus round out the week’s podcasting action with another edition of the “ATL Debate Club.”
Shek and Rank talk quarterbacks with quarterback guru Daniel Jeremiah, including: Why the New York Jets won’t go to Tim Tebow, how many wins Andrew Luck is worth, and which quarterback deserves the MVP. Around the League scribes @DanHanzus and @MarcSesslerNFL also stop by for a return of producer Black Tie’s Black List, with topics including which backup quarterback is the best of them all and the NFL coach most likely to get the boot. Then Handsome Hank stops in for an update on the Miami Dolphins and ranks Daniel Craig on “the best ever James Bond” list.
Shek & Rank kibitz with Jay Glazer about Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys, Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles, and Jay Cutler’s demeanor with the Chicago Bears. Shek also makes his Week 10 “speed picks” before controversy surrounding producer Black Tie’s “Shout-outs” ensues. Then the “ATL Debate Club” wrap the show comparing the New England Patriots to hit TV series, “The Office.”
It’s an embarrassment of riches for the #DDFP NFL mid-season episode thanks to Chargers LB @ShaunPhillips95 (who talks the arm of Philip Rivers, Bolts’ unis and favorite cheeses); NFL Fantasy Live colleague @Akbar_Gbaja (who talks Vick, Philly’s O-line,and Chip Kelly’s chances of NFL success on a new installment of “Inside/Out”); ‘Around The League scribes @MarcSesslerNFL & @DanHanzus (who discuss the only eight teams with a legit shot at winning it all); and Handsome @NFLUKHank returns from England to talk rookie QBs and shares a bounty of British chips/crisps.
Dave Dameshek likes football. A lot. He's written and talked about it since last year on NFL.com and NFL Network, and before that on ESPN Radio, ESPN.com, and CBS Radio. Dave is also an accomplished Connect Four player.