Shek is joined by the guest of his dreams, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, as the two discuss Big Ben’s best playoff performances, clutch situations, Blake Bortles and Johnny Manziel. Marc Sessler from the “Around the NFL” podcast also joins to preview the Cleveland Browns’ season before producer Black Tie critics Shek’s 2014 fantasy football roster.
Shek is joined by Cleveland Browns fan and NFL ATL’s Marc Sessler to help draft the #DDFP All-AFC North team. It’s Big Ben vs. Joe Flacco at QB and a loaded group at the WR and LB positions. The guys also discuss the latest reveals of NFL Network’s “Top 100 Players of 2014″ and react to Colin Kaepernick’s new contract with the 49ers. Then, Cleveland Browns tight end and friend of NBA star Blake Griffin, Jordan Cameron, calls in to give his first impressions of Johnny Manziel and NBA Finals predictions.
Shek is joined by Archie Manning to discuss “Book of Manning”; which of his NFL sons would win in a foot race & Ole Miss’s chances in Alabama this Saturday. Bengals CB Terence Newman also calls in to talk about the Bengals’ nice start, intercepting Hall of Fame quarterbacks, and playing football on set of “Transformers 4” with director Michael Bay and actor Mark Wahlberg. Plus, Elliot Harrison squares off with Marc Sessler in the Week 4 red challenge flag picks segment.
Shek is joined by longtime Steelers shutdown corner Ike Taylor to discuss Pittsburgh rookies Jarvis Jones and Markus Wheaton, Antonio Brown’s ability to serve as the team’s No. 1 wide receiver and whether Ike could date a woman named Tina. Shek also welcomes “Around The League” scribes Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling to debate who’ll win the AFC North, as well which TV doctor would be the preferred choice if your life was on the line.
Shek & Rank catch up with the NFL’s all-time best WR, Jerry Rice, to talk about the 2013 49ers, Colin Kaepernick’s choice in caps, the possibility of Calvin Johnson breaking his records, and how he avoided having to dive to catch passes. Handsome Hank and ‘Around The League’ scribe Marc Sessler also drop by to discuss whether high-profile quarterbacks like Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Drew Brees & Tony Romo will win a future Super Bowl.
Shek and Rank kibitz with Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen about his worthy charity (HomesForWoundedWarriors.com), the 2013 Minnesota Vikings, playing outdoors, and which NFL mascots he could defeat in a fight. The fellas also welcome former Viking/current Raiders punter Chris Kluwe into Studio 66 to talk about his new book, “Beautifully Unique Sparkleponies,” his vocal support of gay rights, his band, road trip songs and kickers being too good. In addition, Around The League scribe Marc Sessler and Handsome Hank stop by for producer Black Tie’s latest “Black List,” with topics including this summer’s best sports story and Colin Kaepernick wearing a Miami Dolphins cap. Lastly, we end the podcast with a tune from Chris Kluwe’s band, Tripping Icarus, titled “Misery.”
Shek talks with Redskins QB Kirk Cousins about the mentality of a backup, tailoring the 2013 offense to avoid injuries, and RGIII’s placement on “The Top 100 Players of 2013” list; Handsome Hank and Around The League scribes Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler also stop by to guess which high-profile football players have the most followers, discuss who deserves the top spot on this year’s “Top 100” list and take some listener calls.
This week on the “ATL Debate Club” podcast, Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler are joined by the newest addition to the “Around The League” family, Chris Wesseling, for a recap of the biggest news from around the league, including Tebowmania’s arrival in Foxborough and the Denver Broncos’ release of Willis McGahee.
Then, the guys play a game to pick which NFL personality they most would want with them in a series of absurd scenarios. (Hey, it’s the middle of June.) Got a better answer than what we came up with? Tell us on twitter:
Dan Hanzus and Marc Sessler are joined by a living legend, former Cleveland Browns fullback Jim Brown, for a lively discussion about the bright future of his former club, his career as an actor and which current running back belongs on the NFL’s Mount Rushmore of greats.
Plus, hear the disturbingly earnest letter one Marc Sessler once wrote to a prominent Hollywood director and much more.
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.