Rank #1: DDFP 565: All-time underachieving teams & Week 1: Savage or Watson?
Rank #2: DDFP 664: NFL Draft recap and when will the rookie QBs debut?
Dave Dameshek is back in Studio 66 and is joined by Matt "Money" Smith to recap their trips to Dallas for the 2018 NFL Draft. Shek talks about how Josh Rosen is his favorite quarterback in this draft but Money doesn't seem to think his attitude will translate well in the NFL (9:26). Next, the guys debate if the NFC West with Rosen, Goff, Wilson and Garoppolo is now the best division for quarterbacks (17:30). Shek and Money also give their thoughts on which week each rookie quarterback will make their debut for their new team (21:25). Eddie Spaghetti is relieved the Giants had a phenomenal draft and didn't trade down (31:20). Lastly we were graced with another great voicemail from Kent Brown's mom about the movie The Darkest Hour (47:25).
Rank #3: DDFP 661: Stanford head coach David Shaw, Steve Mariucci & Daniel Jeremiah
Dave Dameshek is in Dallas for the 2018 NFL Draft and is first joined by Move The Sticks podcast host Daniel Jeremiah to preview Thursday night (4:19). First, Shek asks DJ which players have the highest bust potential (8:41), DJ then explains why Sam Darnold is a better fit for the Browns and playing in the AFC North than Josh Rosen (10:58). Lastly Shek asks DJ who each of the 32 NFL teams would take first overall if they had the chance (17:07). Next, NFL Network analyst Steve Mariucci and Stanford Cardinal head football coach Dave Shaw join the DDFP (35:42). Shek asks Coach Shaw how he game planned against Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold when his Stanford teams faced UCLA and USC (41:48). The coaches answer would you rather the cerebral game manager or the gunslinger to which Mooch talks about his time with Brett Favre and Steve Young (44:47). Coach Shaw also gives an update on Andrew Luck's status and Mooch says why the NFL needs Andrew Luck (1:01:55).
Rank #4: DDFP 554: Mailbag! | Ike's Draft sleepers & MJD on playing through injury
Rank #5: DDFP 560: '17 Seahawks w/ Cliff Avril & Rivers debate w/ Casey Hayward
Rank #6: DDFP 627: 22nd Annual Sheky Awards
The 22nd annual Sheky Awards for 2017 is finally here! Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank to kibitz about each category that Shek ultimately decided on. Some of the most anticipated categories this year included 'Best Impression' (58:45), 'Best 2nd Place Finisher in a Pie-Off' (19:36) and of course 'Fruit of the Year' (1:04:22). Also, we find out who won for the best DDFP football (7:56) and non football playing guests (32:40), as well as the best DDFP sideline reporter (49:14).
Rank #7: DDFP 567: Best NFL team in Florida, AFC West & Are the Pats a SB LII lock?
Rank #8: DDFP 639: SB LII Recap
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank as they both recap the Philadelphia Eagles victory over the New England Patriots after watching the game in person (26:00). The guys shared their adventures from the week including Media Night, NFL Honors and how the Twin Cities treated them (55:40). Before the show ended Shek recounted his on-field celebrations with Chris Long, Malcolm Jenkins and a few of their Eagles teammates (1:13:17).
Rank #9: DDFP 638: SB LII Red Challenge Flag Picks & QB finger debate!
Dave Dameshek is joined by Matt "Money" Smith, Cynthia Frelund and Handsome Hank in Minneapolis - just a few days away from Super Bowl LII! The group made fun of Shek for being a quasi-celebrity around Minneapolis as many members of the Shek Republic said hello (4:50). Shek also got on Money's case for enjoying black coffee instead of using milk, cream or sugar (7:30). Next, the quarterback finger bet started up again after the Alex Smith trade, with Shek still pleading that ten or more teams will have a new starter next season or he'll lose a finger (20:00). Lastly, Shek, Money, Cynthia and Handsome made their Red Challenge Flag picks for Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots (32:33).
Rank #10: DDFP 572: Dak vs. Carr & Will the Rams or Chargers win over L.A. fans?
Rank #11: David Carr on the Raiders win over the Steelers & former NFL safety Ryan Mundy
Dave Dameshek is joined in Studio 66 by former NFL safety Ryan Mundy to kibitz about the Steelers future with Mike Tomlin (6:20), if defense will still prevail in Super Bowl LIII (10:50) and what his Michigan Wolverines can do to take the next step (14:15)? Mundy, a Pittsburgh native along with producer Kent Brown, did some Pittsburgh high school football legends trivia to see who knows more about their hometown (27:30). Next, Shek leaves Studio 66 to go sit outside with David Carr who gloats about his brother Derek's big win over the Pittsburgh Steelers (41:23).
Rank #12: DDFP 481: AFC East & AFC North predictions and Preseason Wk 2 preview
Rank #13: DDFP 618: Pie Off VI
The annual Dave Dameshek Football Program Pie-Off is finally upon us! Shek is joined by an esteemed panel of Pie-Off past winners and finalists, which includes Marc Istook, Dan Hanzus, Tara Deeker and special guest Ann Bates (26:14), to taste and discuss this year's offering of sweet and savory pies. Shek then throws a "Pie Party" for a larger group of NFL Media contestants (37:26) before the blue ribbon panel of one makes the final decision on third place, second place and of course, the Pie-Off VI Piesman Trophy winner (51:58).
Rank #14: DDFP 629: Wild Card Red Challenge Flag Picks & Rosen vs. Darnold
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund, Handsome Hank and Matt “Money” Smith to respond to the news of both Darnold and Rosen declaring for the 2018 NFL Draft and debate the order in which the top QBs will be selected (6:10). Also, the fellas and Cynthia make their picks for their own Super Bowl final four brackets (24:45), as well as give their selections for the College Football Championship (31:22). Plus, Surprise Game Show returns (33:00) and Shek receives the parade he’s been asking for after correctly predicting the Steelers’ record (21:46). Lastly, the group makes their Red Challenge Flag picks for the 2017 NFL Wild Card round (54:05).
Rank #15: DDFP 623: Wk 15 Red Challenge Flag picks & can Antonio Brown win MVP?
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Matt “Money” Smith to discuss if Antonio Brown can be the first wide receiver to win NFL MVP since Carson Wentz went down with an injury (27:00). The fellas and Cynthia also talk about Shek's recent trip to Pittsburgh where he saw his Steelers defeat the Ravens (6:19), plus they debate if the AFC is now stronger than the NFC (17:30). Lastly, the group breaks down the Week 15 games and make their Red Challenge Flag picks (42:00).
Rank #16: DDFP 502: Week 8 recap, Jamie Collins trade & Midseason Awards
Rank #17: DDFP 574: The Reality of Head Coach Firings & Finishing a Losing Season
Rank #18: DDFP 555: 2017 NFL Draft Player Interviews Special!
Rank #19: DDFP 631: Divisional Round picks, Willie McGinest & Lorenzo Alexander
Dave Dameshek is first joined by Willie McGinest to break down the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots, discussing which parts of the ESPN story may have some truth behind them and which assertions he completely shuts down (3:38). Also, McGinest revisits his memorable 2003 playoffs matchup against the Tennessee Titans (22:00). Then, Shek is joined by Matt “Money” Smith, Cynthia Frelund and Bills LB Lorenzo Alexander to make their Red Challenge Flag picks for this weekend’s slate of divisional round matchups (54:07). Plus, Money reads a new batch of Eddie Spaghetti’s tweets (42:40) and the guys listen to a couple of voicemails left by relatives of Producers Kent Brown and Erica Tamposi (47:38).
Rank #20: DDFP 626: Playoff Matchup Predictions & Keith Cossrow from NFL Films joins the show!
Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew and Colleen Wolfe to discuss some playoff matchup predictions, including Jaguars vs. Steelers and Eagles vs. Panthers (18:46). They also break down the confidence levels Philadelphia Eagles fans have in quarterback Nick Foles (13:23), plus Maurice discusses San Francisco 49ers QB Jimmy Garappolo's latest performance against his Jaguars (10:41). Keith Cossrow from NFL films then joins the show to discuss the latest edition of 'The Timeline' which covers the iconic 1967 NFL Championship, known as the Ice Bowl (41:08). Finally, Shek makes his plea to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to make sure the Super Bowl matchup includes a good uniform matchup (54:55).