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.
Shek and Rank are joined by actor, comedian and Kansas City Chiefs super fan, Rob Riggle. The trio discuss all-time greatest Chiefs, Kansas City’s barbecue and more. Plus, Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley talks about his return to the NFL from a fantasy football angle. The guys also break down the unique skill set of Robert Griffin III before another edition of the “ATL Debate Club” wraps the show.
Shek & Rank celebrate their 100th episode with their favorite regulars, Handsome Hank (@NFLUKHank) – reporting from live from the NFL’s international series in London – and ‘Around The League’ scribes, @DanHanzus & @MarcSesslerNFL. Plus, Packers LB and #DDFP Ambassador of Film, AJ Hawk joins to talk about Green Bay’s recent hot streak and his newly promoted brother-in-law, the Chiefs’ Brady Quinn. Plus, Black Tie (@TundeSMD) delivers on his promise to get a very special guest for the occasion. What a way to wrap up a century’s worth of podcasting.
Shek & Rank talk to Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte about hanging out with quarterback Jay Cutler, the backfield competition with Michael Bush and his all-time favorite movie. The guys also yap with Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate about whether he starts himself on his own fantasy football team. Then, Matt ‘Money’ Smith helps the gang answer fans’ twitter questions about food, super hero costumes and, of course, more food. And finally, Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler wrap up the show with another installment of the “ATL Debate Club”.
The ruggedly handsome Dave Dameshek's passions include football, eating food, and watching TV. His trademark charm and incisive commentary have been seen/read/heard on NFL.com, NFL Network, 'Jimmy Kimmel Live', and ESPN Radio.