Shek & Rank dial up draft guru Daniel Jeremiah for his analysis of the biggest stories from Radio City Music Hall last weekend; Handsome Hank then stops by to yap about Jason Collins and the sports world’s reaction to his coming out.
Shek enjoys a 24 oz. aged rib steak at Quality Meats NYC. (Handsome Hank/NFL)
NFL Network draft guru Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) pays a visit to Shek, Rank and Handsome Hank in Studio 66 to set the table for next week’s action in Radio City Music Hall. Among the topics: who Shek should take in next week’s NFL Network mock draft, where Tavon Austin will go, and the toughest position to scout. Rank continues his search for a NFL team to support, and Shek shares a yarn about rude restaurant customers. Around The League scribes Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler then stop by for a Black List, which addresses Kobe’s Achilles, “Mad Men”, and the best surnames in sports.
The door of Studio 66 swings fast and furious as Shek and Rank welcome San Francisco 49ers LT Joe Staley to talk about the Super Bowl’s final drive, admiring o-linemen, and Joe’s passions. UCLA’s highly-touted linebacker Datone Jones checks in for the first of his Draft Diaries before NFL Network’s main man Rich Eisen pops in to discuss Michigan basketball and the variety of NFL podcast producers. ATL Debate Club wraps the show with topics including more Richard Sherman controversy and the latest Darrelle Revis trade rumors.
Shek welcomes NFL.com’s Eliot Harrison and Around The League scribes Marc Sessler and Dan Hanzus to discuss one of the great title games in college basketball history, the return of “Mad Men” and the worst trios of NFL quarterbacks on a single team. Plus, Shek also gets new Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck on the line to yap about Andrew Luck, Super Bowl XL and the Seahawks’ uniforms. Producer Black Tie wraps the show with an all new shout out.
Shek and Rank are joined in Studio 66 by Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason as the guys discuss Cam Newton’s body language and commercials, the top team in the NFC South and the NFL’s best quarterbacks. Plus, in light of the recent Rutgers’ basketball controversy, Shek chronicles his time as a youth basketball player. Lastly, Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler close the show with the latest edition of the “ATL Debate Club.”
Rank catches up with Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith to talk about the state of the Super Bowl champions and this weekend’s Wrestlemania. Before that, Shek, Rank, Around The League scribe Dan Hanzus and Handsome Hank talk about the worst injuries in sports history, Matt Flynn in Oakland; Carson Palmer in Arizona, March Madness, and Black Tie gives a shout out.
Shek and Rank are joined in Studio 66 by Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant for a quick conversation about Tony Romo, “guaranteeing” a 2,000-yard receiving season and the Oklahoma State fight song. Around The League scribe Dan Hanzus also is on hand as the fellas address a wide range of topics on the Black List, including Matt Barkley’s future, the 2013 Lakers, zombies and ‘The Walking Dead,’ and animated movies.
Shek and Around The League scribe Dan Hanzus are joined in Studio 66 by new Seattle Seahawks pass rusher Cliff Avril to yap about moving from Detroit to Seattle, the emerging rivalry with the San Francisco 49ers, the best Cliffs, the free agency experience and other stirring subject matter. The guys also talk about Dan Hanzus attending “The Office” series wrap party, and a new “Shoutout” from Black Tie.
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.
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.