Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt Harmon and Matt "Franchise" Franciscovich to discuss their earliest football memories, update the classic, yet outdated '85 Bears reference and weigh in on some Week 2 fantasy advice. Then, EmmaVP reads her Week 2 "TV Guide" descriptions for the biggest matchups of the week for the fellas to then preview and make their picks. Plus, Sideline Savy catches up with LaMarr Woodley to discuss his involvement in NFL Network's Tackle My Ride series.
Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to recap all of the most compelling storylines from Week 1 of the 2017 NFL season, discussing if the Rams will continue to be successful this year and whether or not Adrian Peterson will remain on the Saints' roster this season. Then, Colleen Wolfe joins the fellas for another Q&A session, answering questions from Packers DE Mike Daniels, Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes and members of the Shek Republic. They tackle whether or not Odell Beckham Jr. is the Giants' "Jenga piece" and if tank tops are acceptable for grown men to wear when they're not working out.
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Matt "Money" Smith and Cynthia Frelund to finish previewing the NFC North, AFC South and NFC South divisions ahead of kickoff. Also, Shek gives his highly anticipated prediction for the Steelers' record this season and asks the group for their 2017 NFL playoffs final four. Lastly, in the Week 1 edition of Red Challenge Flag Picks, EmmaVP premieres her new "NFL TV Guide" summaries for the biggest matchups of the week.
In the first ever episode of Game Theory and Money, Matt "Money" Smith and Cynthia Frelund break down week one of the NFL schedule by using Cynthia's predictive analytics model. Cynthia also gave us some info for this weekend's games that we wouldn't expect and asked Money a surprise question about playoff teams this season.
Dave Dameshek is joined by Maurice Jones-Drew to discuss why he truly believes the Chiefs have the coaching advantage this week. The fellas also preview the AFC North, predicting where each team will finish within the division. Then, Colleen Wolfe joins the guys in the return of the DDFP "Q&A" segment, where the group responds to questions from Marcedes Lewis, Martellus Bennett and Chad Kelly. Plus, Shek talks with Antonio Brown ahead of his Week 1 matchup vs. Cleveland and which Steelers players are on the rise.
Dave Dameshek, Cynthia Frelund and Handsome Hank preview the NFC East and NFC West and give their predictions on who will win in each division. Also, the fellas and Cynthia provide their thoughts on how Joe Haden and Vance McDonald will fit in with the Pittsburgh Steelers this season. Then, Shek and the gang go division-by-division picking their favorite and least favorite uniforms.
Dave Dameshek and Matt Harmon rank the AFC East and determine if any team has a chance to unseat the New England Patriots as division leader. Then, Washington Redskins safety Will Blackmon joins the show to kibitz with Shek about the Game of Thrones finale, his love of wine and the 'Skins chances of winning the NFC East.
On the #GMFB Podcast: Peter discussed his trip to a magic show in NYC (:50) and getting trips in before regular season travel begins (5:50); Kay talks about her weekend fantasy football show (6:25); The team shared their favorite parts of the preseason so far: Nate on Marshawn Lynch & the Raiders (7:55), Kyle on Myles Garrett & the Browns (9:30), Peter on rookie QBs (12:10) and what he’s hearing on Patrick Mahomes II (16:35), Kay on Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt’s fantasy value (19:50) and being intrigued by the Panthers (20:18); and finally, the team looks ahead to the Week 3 Preseason slate (21:18)
Dave Dameshek is joined by Los Angeles Chargers' outside linebacker Melvin Ingram and safety Tre Boston at their training camp facility in Costa Mesa, California. Shek asks them about the "fight for LA," if the AFC west is theirs for the taking and if Joey Bosa will have more sacks than Ingram. Plus, AM570's Beto Duran joins the show to kibitz more with Shek about the 2017 Los Angeles Chargers.
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz to discuss Ezekiel Elliott's suspension and how his absence will affect the team this season. Then, the "10-Ft Pole" segment returns, as the fellas and Cynthia determine whether or not they believe Trubisky will start more games than Glennon, if Russell Wilson could be the 2017 MVP and if Mahomes could start a game for the Chiefs this year. Lastly, producers Sully, Spaghetti and Sideline Savy wrap up the show with their weekly Game of Thrones recap.
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank and CBS Sports' Will Brinson to discuss the impact of Jay Cutler signing with the Dolphins and whether or not they can still be a playoff team this year. The fellas also rank the QBs in the NFC South and name the worst rules across all professional sports. Then, Shek attempts to resolve a workplace dispute among producers Sully, Eddie Spaghetti and sideline reporter Savy, before finally turning the episode over to them, as they recap the most recent episode of Game of Thrones.
On the #GMFB podcast: The group shares their interesting travel issues getting to Hall of Fame Weekend (1:29); Peter’s calm in the face of travel issues (4:13); The group discuss their favorite part of experiencing the Hall of Fame (5:39) and doing a show from the Hall of Fame Parade (14:48); Kyle discusses his prep for another hosting gig (18:49) and finally, we hear a piece from HOF inductee Kurt Warner from the show (23:35)
Shek fought through the pain much like Ronnie Lott or Jack Youngblood have, to podcast laying flat on his back tucked in his bed. Resident Miami Dolphins fan, Handsome Hank, was kind enough to kibitz with the ailing Shek about Ryan Tannehill's balky knee and potential quarterback replacements if he did get injured. Plus, a bonus update on the DDFP Game of Game of Thrones fantasy league at the end of the show by Eddie Spaghetti, Sideline Savy and Sully.
Dave Dameshek was joined by NFL Network's own and class of 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees LaDainian Tomlinson, Kurt Warner and Terrell Davis. Shek spoke with them about their journey to becoming Hall of Fame players including their most memorable plays in their careers.
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cole Wright and Cynthia Frelund to go division by division in the "Davey Downer" segment predicting which teams in the NFC they believe are definitely not going to make the playoffs this sea
On the #GMFB Podcast: Nate discusses working at Reggie Bush’s charity event (:56) what he knows about Calvin Johnson’s retirement (4:24); Peter shares stories from his time in Napa Valley and his newfound appreciation for wine (7:32); Kyle shares a story of the most expensive wine he’s had (15:09) and his upcoming family trip (18:44); The group shares some training camp storylines they are excited about (27:02); Is it Super Bowl or bust for the Patriots? (34:33) and finally, the beauty of training camp battles (40:19)
Dave Dameshek and actor Brian Baumgartner were joined by All or Nothing: A season with the Los Angeles Rams director Shannon Furman who gave them an inside look at creating the show for Amazon. She also told yet another funny story about dinosaur non-believer Will Hayes, gave her firsthand account on the day Jeff Fisher was fired and explained how her relationship with the Rams players developed.
Dave Dameshek is joined by actor Brian Baumgartner to discuss his Green Bay Packers fandom, if grown men should wear NFL jerseys and Brian's time on The Office. Then, Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer calls in to talk about the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe, the true definition of a "player's coach," as well as his head coach, Bruce Arians' use of colorful language.
Dave Dameshek and actor Brian Baumgartner are joined by former NFL linebacker A.J. Hawk to kibitz about his new job at FS1, the second year of Amazon's "All or Nothing: A Season with the Los Angeles Rams" and the Hawk family tailgating rituals. Plus, Shek and the guys also played The Elimination Chamber: Decades of Music.
Dave Dameshek is joined by Cynthia Frelund and Matt "Money" Smith to discuss Money's new job with the Chargers and determine whether his new team or the Rams will ultimately win over L.A. sports fans. Also, the fellas and Cynthia debate whether Dak Prescott or Derek Carr will reach the most Super Bowls and who has the tougher division. Then, in this edition of "Cynthesize It!" Cynthia breaks down her analytics-based prediction for the order of the final ten players on the "Top 100" list. Lastly, Alex Gelhar joins the show to participate in a TV show themed "Elimination Chamber."
Dave Dameshek is joined by Handsome Hank, Ike Taylor and New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan to engage in another Q&A session where they respond to questions from fans and current NFL players. 1. Who are your top 5 players of 2017? 2. What superhero or villain best represents your style of play? 3. Does any team have a better pass rushing duo than Bosa and Ingram? 4. Should fans and players root for their divisional foes after they're eliminated from contention? 5. How does the Saints locker room feel about Adrian Peterson?
On the #GMFB Podcast: The team talks about Nate’s present for Kyle on the show (:44); Kyle and Nate recapped their Father’s Day, and wonder if it should really be “Father’s Weekend,” (3:25); How Colts DB Darius Butler played a fun game on the show and getting athlete’s to open up on camera (19:46); Putting linebacker Brandon Magee through broadcast training and the challenge of moving from the field to behind the camera (20:55); and finally, Nate discusses his encounter with Commissioner Goodell and Antonio Brown at the NFL headquarters (25:22)
On the #GMFB podcast: Kyle discusses his Eddie Lacy-inspired weight loss incentive (1:05); The team discusses the concept of players and weight loss (7:27); The team shares their experiences at the NFL Network Summit (12:08); Kyle recalls asking about celebration dunks (18:39); Peter wonders if legal celebrations may decrease the likelihood of them happening (22:35); The team discusses meeting Will Selva in person (27:55); Peter on his interesting wardrobe change experience (28:35); Kyle shares his awkward handshake experience with Snoop Dog (32:02); and finally, the idea of players watching football-based shows about themselves in the locker room (36:14)
Dave Dameshek is joined by Marc Istook and Patrick Claybon to discuss the NBA Finals, their "life résumé" accolades and whether or not the 2016 College All-Americans could beat the 2016 Atlanta Falcons. Also, in another edition of "Half Empty, Half Full" the fellas talk about the positives and negatives facing the Tennessee Titans ahead of the 2017 NFL season. Plus, the guys participate in a coaching-themed surprise game show and discuss the best comedy movies of the past few decades. Lastly, Shek reads responses from members of the Shek Republic about which all-time NFL teams and players fell short of high expectations.