Shek, Daniel Jeremiah, Handsome Hank and Rank recap Week 9 in the NFL, including Nick Foles’ record performance, questionable San Diego Chargers play calling, and the lack of attention for the Kansas City Chiefs. Plus, which team will win the NFC East and can the streaking Carolina Panthers overtake the New Orleans Saints in the NFC South?
Shek and Elliot Harrison chat with Hall of Fame defensive back Rod Woodson on a variety of topics including going up against Calvin Johnson in his prime, Deion Sanders and whether or not Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten is a lock for the Hall. The guys also give a midseason report on the 2013 NFL season before making their Week 9 picks. Lastly, NFL.com’s Michael Fabiano joins for a fantasy football update.
Shek & Rank discuss the biggest topics from Week 8 in the NFL including where Calvin Johnson ranks amongst the NFL greatest wide receivers and Dez Bryant’s sideline demeanor. Daniel Jeremiah and Handsome Hank join the show for Black Tie’s “Black List” discussing the top 5 NFL quarterbacks halfway through the season and the league’s biggest disappointments.
Shek & Rank mark episode 200 in grand style with Steelers safety/ DDFP favorite Ryan Clark; a spirited Red Challenge Flag picks showdown between Handsome Hank & Elliot Harrison; and some bonafide insight on how an offensive head coach impacts his team vs. a defensive coach, and a Dez Bryant vs. Megatron side-by-side comparison with former NFL player and scout Bucky Brooks.
Shek and Rank are joined by Daniel Jeremiah to recap all the footballing action this weekend, including Peyton Manning falling short in his big return to Indianapolis and the Heisman trophy favorites. Handsome Hank then joins for “The Blacklist” to debate the biggest injury from Week 7 and MVP candidates before opening up a gift package from Scotland.
Shek & Rank huddle up for a special edition podcast with Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill who stops by to discuss being a part of a famed quarterback draft class, his “Madden NFL 25″ next-gen ratings, and if he can still play wide receiver. Plus, Shek makes his speed picks for Week 7′s slate of games and predicts how many touchdowns Peyton Manning will throw in his return to Indy.
Shek welcomes Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk back to the show to discuss Hawk’s three-sack performance versus the Ravens, the questionable tackle on Randall Cobb, the Jim Irsay and Peyton Manning kerfuffle, and Patrick Swayze movies. ‘Around The League’ scribe/podcaster Chris Wesseling also stops by to talk about Irsay’s quote, AFC West vs. NFC West, and debates his Week 7 picks with Elliot Harrison in the latest Red Challenge Flag segment.
Shek & Rank recap Week 6 in the NFL including the Patriots’ come-from-behind win over the Saints, how Bill Belichick stopped Jimmy Graham and the Broncos’ not-so dominating performance against the Jaguars. Producer Black Tie brings back “The Blacklist” to debate the behavior of the Texans’ fans and which one-win team is still in the playoff race. Plus, the guys use Twitter to decide the best cornerback in the NFL.
On Side A of a two-part pigskin podcast-palooza, Shek welcomes Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brian Hartline into Studio 66 to talk about how Ryan Tannehill stacks up against the other young QBs, Mike Wallace’s involvement in the offense and the virtues of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo. Then, Elliot Harrison & ‘Around The League’s Chris Wesseling square off with Handsome Hank & Shek in a sanctioned tag-team bout to settle whether Romo is great or a choker.
Shek & Rank are joined in Studio 66 by @MoveTheSticks Daniel Jeremiah to talk about the QB-heavy headlines of Week 5, including: Tony Romo vs. Denver; Colin Kaepernick’s recent struggles; what the Texans should do going forward; and the future of Josh Freeman. Jeremiah’s British doppelganger Handsome Hank also shadows the door of Studio 66 to talk Dolphins & Bears, plus he’s bearing gifts in the form of his favorite English crisps. It’s a delicious show – give a taste test, won’t you?
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.