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Talkin’ Ball: CeeLo

Dave Dameshek welcomes singer CeeLo to the NFL Network set. Visit for a chance to join CeeLo in creating the ultimate anthem for Thursday Night Football.

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N ‘if’ L: What if Brady didn’t miss the 2008 season?

Dave Dameshek explores the possibility of the Patriots ruling the NFL for another year and a fast-spinning QB carousel had Tom Brady not been injured and missed the 2008 season.

Return of the Shame train

Dave Dameshek returns to kick off the season with a fresh round of shame that includes diva WRs and disoriented Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill.

DDFP 85: ‘Hard Knocks’ recap and LaMarr Woodley

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Shek & Rank welcome Pittsburgh Steelers star (and former guest on “Talkin’ Ball”) LaMarr Woodley to talk about the state of the team’s defense, facing Peyton Manning in Week 1, the absence of Mike Wallace and No. 56’s ongoing pursuit of a degree from Michigan. The guys are also joined by Handsome Hank and Black Tie for a breakdown of Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin’s handling of the Chad 85 mess, plus discuss the best jersey for a Philadelphia Eagles fan to own.


N “if” L: Dallas Cowboys four-time Super Bowl champs?

Did Scott Norword’s miss in Super Bowl XXV prevent a potential four-peat for the Dallas Cowboys? Dave Dameshek takes a look.

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DDFP 68: QB Guru George Whitfield

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It’s a quarterback league, so with that in mind Dameshek and Rank welcome QB guru George Whitfield on #DDFP 68 to discuss working with young signal callers like Cam Newton and Andrew Luck. Whitfield also dishes on his unique training methods for Donovan McNabb and the chances of a comeback for the former Eagles QB. The guys are also joined by Kevin Acee from the San Diego Union-Tribune as they compare the careers of the three franchise quarterbacks from the 2004 NFL Draft. Plus, Dameshek discusses what to make of Kobe Bryant and the currently gone fishing Los Angeles Lakers.

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DDFP 67: Daniel Jeremiah and Handsome Hank

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Side A

On side A of the #DDFP 67, Dave and Rank welcome in new writer Daniel Jeremiah as the guys discuss the best quarterback divisions in the NFL. Handsome Hank also makes a return and defends Reggie Bush’s recent comments about being the NFL’s leading rusher next season. Plus, check out who’s on #TheBlackList this week.

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DDFP 66: NFL Network’s Steve Wyche

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In part one of the #DDFP 66, the guys welcome fellow NFL media personality Steve Wyche as they predict and debate the 2012 NFL division winners. ‘Shek and Rank also remember Junior Seau and MCA from the Beastie Boys.

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Recap: Top 100 Players of 2012 No. 90-81

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Shek and Rank once again sit down to watch the Top 100 show and breakdown the current rankings. Thankfully, there are no egregious John Kuhn-like moments in this week’s show, but Shek and Rank give their look at some of the notable names including Hakeem Nicks, Michael Turner and more. Have a listen, won’t you?

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N ‘if’ L: What if Luck was in 2011 draft?’s Dave Dameshek explores the alternate universe had Stanford QB Andrew Luck decided on entering the 2011 NFL Draft. And yes, it somehow involves a new gig for Tim Tebow.

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