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Adam Schefter talks with the biggest names in and around football, taking you inside what makes them tick and how they got to where they are.

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    • Dec 6, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekly NEW EPISODES
    • 44m AVG DURATION
    • 312 EPISODES

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    A Look Inside Andrew Luck's Mind

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2022 45:11


    Adam starts off the podcast discussing Baker Mayfield and his new team, Jon Robinson losing his job, and OBJ visiting the Cowboys. Then ESPN senior writer Seth Wickersham joins the show to discuss his article on why Andrew Luck left football. Adam wraps with a lookahead to Week 14. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Captain Comeback (Ft: Rich Eisen)

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2022 39:14


    Adam starts off explaining why he hasn't had Thanksgiving in 4 years before getting into how he almost missed MNF. After that, sports broadcaster and host of The Rich Eisen Show, Rich Eisen himself, joins us to recap the iconic Michigan vs. Ohio State game. Lastly, Adam looks ahead to Week 13 with the most interesting storylines and matchups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Well Deserved Break... For A Day

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 42:03


    Adam shares why his Thanksgiving will look a little different this year before looking ahead to this weekend's matchups. Then, Cardinals OT Kelvin Beachum joins us to talk about the importance of giving back, his career and his future, and more. Lastly, Adam shares a story about John Elway he's never told before. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Holding Hands With Booger McFarland

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2022 36:25


    Adam starts off with a recap of the biggest storylines from Week 10. Then, Adam is joined by Colts safety Rodney McLeod to talk philanthropy, the crazy season he's gone through, and playing against the Eagles. After that, Adam explains why he'll be holding hands with Booger McFarland in Mexico City. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Topless In The Superdome

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 29:51


    Adam starts off by looking ahead to the most interesting Week 10 matchups. After that, he is joined by Eagles quarterbacks coach Brian Johnson to talk everything from the success of Jalen Hurts, living and playing with Alex Smith, and more! Lastly, Adam explains why he was topless in the Caesars Superdome on MNF. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    F The Picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2022 57:26


    Adam starts off recapping all the latest news and buzz surrounding the trade deadline before sitting down with 49ers HC Kyle Shanahan, Packers HC Matt LaFleur, and Rams HC Sean McVay. Adam asks about their time spent together Washington coaching under Mike Shanahan, their relationships with each other now, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Daily Texts From Deion Sanders

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 44:18


    Adam starts off with a deep dive into the biggest storylines from Week 7 including the looming trade deadline. Then, he is joined by Coach Prime himself, Deion Sanders, to discuss how kids are different these days, how he motivates his players, what he's learned from coaching, and more! Adam wraps up with a preview of Week 8 after explaining why he was wrong during ESPN's MNF broadcast in Foxborough. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Media Mogul: Eli Manning

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2022 39:56


    Adam starts off with the biggest storylines from Week 6 before welcoming media mogul and former Giants QB Eli Manning to the show. Adam and Eli talk everything behind the scenes of the ManningCast, advice for Arch Manning, differences in today's quarterbacks, and more! Adam wraps up with yet another travel story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Back In The Bayou (Ft: Joe Burrow)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 28:51


    Adam starts off recapping the most newsworthy stories from Week 5 before looking ahead to Week 6. Then, Bengals QB Joe Burrow stops by to talk about his new foundation, going back to Louisiana, and his sense of style. Lastly, Adam shares yet another horrible travel story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Quarterback Mysteries

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2022 49:24


    Adam starts off with a breakdown of all the teams who have a question mark for their starting quarterback position and what we can expect from those teams in Week 5. After that, we are joined by sports agent Leigh Steinberg who represents Patrick Mahomes, Tua Tagovailoa, and Cooper Rush. Leigh shares his thoughts on the concussion protocol, his clients, and more. Adam wraps up with a story on why he is the new "travel jinx". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Mind Over Matter

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 63:21


    Adam recaps Week 3's major storylines before welcoming Mentalist Oz Pearlman to the show who shares his expertise on reading people's minds and tapping into will power. After that, former Atlanta Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff shares his new venture with helping NFL teams perfect their rosters. Lastly, Adam explains why he has become the "Grim Reaper". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Perfecting The Griddy w/ Mike Gesicki

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2022 30:53


    Adam starts off with a lookahead to Week 3's major matchups. Then, Dolphins TE Mike Gesicki joins the show to talk doing the "Griddy" as well as helping his team pull off an improbable comeback. After that, Adam explains why he is changing his title from Senior NFL Analyst. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Teaching NFL Greatness

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 44:01


    Adam starts off by sharing his thoughts on Week 1. Then, he is joined by the assistant head coach and defensive coordinator of the Buffalo Bills, Leslie Frasier, to compare his time playing on the '85 Bears to his Bills team today. After that, John Brown, father of Equanimeous and Amon-Ra, joins Adam to discuss raising two NFL WR's who scored TD's 2 minutes and 14 seconds apart this past weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Make Way for QuadZilla

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2022 38:44


    NFL Week 1 is here and Adam shares his excitement as he previews what he is most looking forward to before Packers RB AJ Dillon, also known as QuadZilla, joins the show to share what he expects out of himself and the team as a whole this upcoming season. Then, ESPN's Evan Kaplan joins Adam to preview the biggest storylines and matchups for Week 1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Dream Team with Troy Aikman and Joe Buck (Ft. Brian Callahan)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 69:24


    Troy Aikman and Joe Buck hop on to discuss their new role in the booth for Monday Night Football and their career journey to ESPN. Then, they share each other's greatest attributes, their friendship through out the years, and what games they are most excited to call. Next, Bengals Offensive Coordinator Brian Callahan joins Schefter and shares his background, what it was like growing up with a NFL head coach, and the future of Joe Burrow. Later, Schefter gives fantasy draft advice heading in to the start of the regular season.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    It's All About the Numbers (w/ Brandin Cooks)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 22, 2022 42:38


    Adam is joined by Houston Texan's WR Brandin Cooks who talks about why we shouldn't sleep on the Texans, how he plans to top his stats from last season, and more. Then, fantasy football expert Adam Levitan from Establish The Run gives us everything we need to know about drafting the best fantasy team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Fantasy Football... It Means Everything (Ft: Liz Loza)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 51:36


    Adam starts off recapping a few storylines around the league including Lamar Jackson, Zach Wilson, and more. Then, he is joined by ESPN's newest addition to the Fantasy Football team: Liz Loza. Adam and Liz discuss which players to take, which players to avoid, and how to tackle your fantasy draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Fantasy Football Breakdown With Daniel Dopp

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 52:24


    Adam starts off this week's podcast with a few updates regarding Deshaun Watson. Then, he is joined by his former producer turned Fantasy Football Focus co-host Daniel Dopp to discuss his career path at ESPN. Then, Dopp breaks down the keys to drafting a successful fantasy team, sleeper picks to keep an eye on, and the top league winners for this year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Creating & Remembering History

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 58:02


    Adam starts off this week's podcast with a recap of all the news surrounding Deshaun Watson (check out Adam's bonus Deshaun Watson episode for a deeper dive). After that, Adam is joined by former NFL safety LeRoy Butler ahead of his induction into the Football Hall of Fame. The two chronicle LeRoy's career and pick out moments from his childhood that have shaped him into the man he is today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Reacting to Deshaun Watson News With Kimberley Martin

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 18:44


    Adam is joined by ESPN NFL reporter Kimberley Martin, who just got back from a week in Cleveland, to break down and react to the news of Deshaun Watson's suspension. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Can The Lions Snap Their Playoff Drought? (Ft: Aaron Glenn)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 25, 2022 37:43


    Adam starts off with an update out of Cleveland regarding Deshaun Watson as well as a recap on the new deal Kyler Murray received. After that, he is joined by the Lions' defensive coordinator, Aaron Glenn, to talk through Detroit's defense, their hopes for the upcoming season, and whether the Lions can break the longest playoff drought in NFL history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Jets Have Endless Potential (Ft: Braxton Berrios)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 45:18


    Adam starts off this podcast with a few updates from around the league; including Deshaun Watson, Lamar Jackson, and the QB "battle" in Pittsburgh. After that, he is joined by Jets WR Braxton Berrios to talk about his new deal, playing with Tom Brady, going on double dates with Christian McCaffrey, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    We're All Interested In Tom Brady (Especially Greg Olsen)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 49:59


    Adam starts off this week's episode with a few updates from stories around the league: including the Washington Commanders. After that, former NFL TE and current Fox Sports NFL Analyst Greg Olsen joins the show to talk about Tight End University, his son TJ after a heart transplant, and competing with Tom Brady for a job he hasn't started yet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Faith & Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 47:06


    In this week's episode, Adam sits down with two men (Eric LeGrand and Vernon Turner) who each share their incredible stories of inspiration, hope, and football. Both men hope to add some perspective and offer insight into their journey with football and how it helped them cope with their individual struggles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    A Glimpse Into the Future With Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 63:52


    Ryan Fitzpatrick joins Adam to hold his unofficial retirement press conference. Then, he shares why he chose to retire now and the unique way he announced his retirement. Then, he reflects on his favorite players to play against and the most memorable games throughout his career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    100 Days Until Kickoff

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 41:33


    Adam starts the show with updates on Aaron Donald and Colin Kaepernick. After that, he is joined by the Minnesota Vikings' new head coach Kevin O'Connell who shares stories on how the Ram's celebrated their Super Bowl win, what he sees in Dalvin Cook, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Professional Athlete to Neurosurgeon

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 40:14


    Adam starts off this week's podcast with a few news and notes from around the league including the start of OTA's. Then, he is joined by former NFL safety Myron Rolle who details how he went from being a professional athlete to becoming a neurosurgeon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The 2022 NFL Schedule Is Here

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 47:18


    Adam starts off this week's episode with a breakdown of who he believes has an advantage and who is at a disadvantage with their upcoming season schedule. After that, Adam is joined by the NFL's Mike North and Onnie Bose who help create the NFL schedule to break this year's schedule down even further. Lastly, Adam wraps up with a few personal stories and Tom Brady's new broadcasting gig. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Welcome To NY Jermaine Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 30:28


    Adam starts off this week's episode with a few notes regarding the 2022 season schedule. Then, Adam is joined by the Jet's 3rd first round draft pick Jermaine Johnson to talk about the draft process and what made him want to be a Jet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Annual Draft Recap With Mel Kiper Jr. & Todd McShay

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 43:13


    Adam is joined by his ESPN colleagues Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay to recap this year's NFL draft. Adam also shares several stories from his weekend at his son's graduation, what he observed while NOT at the draft, and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    NFL Draft Week: Everything You Need To Know

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 40:25


    Adam starts off today's episode with one of this year's biggest draft storylines regarding Deebo Samuel. After that, Adam is joined by ESPN's draft analysts Matt Miller and Jordan Reid to discuss where the QB's will go, which players certain teams should target, and more! Everything you need to know heading into this week's NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The Greatness Continues & A Major Draft Announcement

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 36:37


    Adam starts off this week's episode with a few notes surrounding this year's NFL draft and why it's an important draft for wide receivers. Then, he is joined by sportscaster Bryant Gumbel as he celebrates a career milestone. After that, Adam shares a draft announcement you won't want to miss.

    Remembering Dwayne Haskins

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 49:53


    Adam starts off today's episode with a formal apology and a tribute to the late QB Dwayne Haskins. After that, he sits down with former NFL linebacker Whitney Mercilus and former Texans reporter John McClain, who both recently retired, to look back on their careers.

    No Days Off (ft. Todd Bowles)

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 34:37


    Adam Schefter shares his insight from the NFL owners meetings including Pete Carroll sharing his opinions with owners regarding hiring practices in the NFL and the new details of the overtime rules. Plus, Schefter shares a draft memory from the 2000 NFL Draft. Then, Todd Bowles joins Schefter to talk about his new role as the Buccaneers' head coach, the impact Bruce Arians had on his life, and learning lessons throughout his career. 

    It's All About The Wide Receivers (Ft: Christian Kirk)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 36:57


    Adam starts off with a detailed breakdown of the most recent high profile wide receiver moves including: Christian Kirk, Tyreek Hill, and more. Adam also shares an exclusive draft story (a new weekly segment) and this week's story is about Baker Mayfield. Then, Adam is joined by Christian Kirk himself who recounts free agency and his excitement for his move from Arizona to Jacksonville.

    Are The Browns Risking Too Much?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 40:06


    Adam starts off this episode with a recap of every major move that has occurred in the NFL over the last several weeks. After that, former Browns CEO Joe Banner joins the podcast to breakdown the "gamble of a lifetime" with the signing of Deshaun Watson. Have the Browns taken too much of a risk? Joe and Adam dive into every aspect of this deal and what it means for future NFL contracts.

    Happy "New League Year" Buffalo Bills

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2022 12:24


    Adam hosts another solo podcast as he reflects on all the moves of free agency day three. Adam details every signing (such as Von Miller), he discusses what impact Deshaun Watson's singing will have on certain free agents, and which players we are still waiting on.

    Free Agency Day Two: Waiting on Watson

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 11:13


    Adam hosts another solo podcast recapping day two of free agency with Aaron Rodgers putting pen to paper, Deshaun Watson being entertained by a number of teams, and who else we are still waiting to hear from.

    Breaking Down the Start of Free Agency

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 13:52


    Adam hosts a solo podcast where he dives into all the major news around the NFL as we begin free agency. Adam covers everything from Tom Brady un-retiring to which players have already secured a deal. After that, Adam looks ahead to which of the leagues' stars we're stilling waiting on and where they could end up.

    Covering ALL The Headlines (ft: Mitch Trubisky)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 38:01


    It's BIG news Tuesday! And with that, Adam dissects all the major headlines of the day including: the blockbuster trade involving QB Russell Wilson, where Deshaun Watson will go, and more! Then, Adam is joined by soon to be unrestricted free agent Mitchell Trubisky, who talks about which team he might be calling home. Adam wraps up with more news and notes; plus a fun travel story from the NFL Combine.

    Raised by the Game of Football (Ft: Mike McDaniel)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2022 68:33


    It's NFL Combine week! And with that, Adam goes around the league detailing the current situations of Aaron Rodgers, Deshaun Watson, Kyler Murray, and more. Then, Adam is joined by the new HC of the Miami Dolphins, Mike McDaniel, to talk about his career path and what we can expect from him and his team.

    Winning Super Bowls & Changing Diapers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 41:16


    Adam starts off with a look-a-head to this offseason and which quarterback we'll be focusing on in the coming weeks. After that, Adam is joined by Rams WR Van Jefferson who recounts the events of winning the Super Bowl while his wife gave birth to their first son. Lastly, Adam wraps up with a few stories from the first weekend of the NFL offseason.

    Is Joe Burrow The Next Andrew Luck?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 14, 2022 45:17


    Adam starts off this week's episode with a recap of Super Bowl LVI and all the storylines that came out of this last weekend. Then, he is joined by HOF executive Bill Polian who shares his insight and opinions on the Super Bowl and the looming offseason ahead. Lastly, Adam wraps up with a few more news and notes from the weekend.

    It's All About Honesty With Keegan-Michael Key

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 7, 2022 51:35


    It's Super Bowl Week, and with that Adam starts off this week's episode with a look-ahead to Super Bowl LVI. After that, he is joined by actor/comedian/host of this year's NFL Honors, Keegan-Michael Key to discuss his love for the Detroit Lions and hosting the NFL Honors awards show. Then, Adam is joined by ESPN's Jeff Darlington to recap the events that surrounded Tom Brady's retirement and the legacy he leaves behind.

    Football In Flavortown (Ft: Guy Fieri)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 49:26


    Adam starts off this week's episode with the retirement of Tom Brady before getting into a conversation about food and football with Guy Fieri. After that, HOF running back Jerome Bettis joins the show to talk about going back to school, the future of Big Ben and the Steelers, and more!

    Take Care Of Your Mentals (Ft: Jay Glazer)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 53:42


    Adam starts off this week's episode with a look back on the incredible games we watched this past weekend. After that, he sits down with TV personality Jay Glazer, who talks about his mental health, working in this industry, the lesson's he's learned, and more. Adam wraps up with a look ahead to next week's matchups and what we hope to see in the Conference Championship games.

    The Team Just Got Bigger...

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 48:44


    Adam starts off this week's episode with a look back to last weekend's Wild Card matchups as well as another hectic travel story. Then, Adam sits down with the newest edition to the ESPN family, Senior College Football Writer Pete Thamel. The two reminisce on Adam's early days at ESPN, look towards which QB's will be taken in the upcoming NFL draft, and more! Lastly, Adam wraps up with a look-ahead to next weekend's Divisional Round matchups.

    Let The NFL Firings & Hirings Begin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 37:09


    Adam starts off this week's podcast with a few notes on Sunday night's insane game between the Raiders and the Chargers. After that, Adam comments on the latest news regarding firings and hirings around the league. Then, Adam is joined by former NFL cornerback James Hasty who discusses his work with teams around the league and filling their open coaching positions. We wrap up with a look-ahead to the playoffs.

    Troy Aikman Does It All

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 67:21


    Adam starts off today's episode with another brutal travel story and how he shadowed his daughter at work for the day. After that, Adam gets into some of the biggest storylines coming off Week 17 heading into Week 18 before we sit down with Troy Aikman. Adam and Troy talk about everything from life outside of football, John Madden and his impact, owning an NFL team one day, and more!

    Schefter Meets The Simpsons

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 63:15


    Adam starts off this week's episode with a bit of breaking COVID news that hits close to home. After that, he looks ahead as we enter Week 17, with what we can expect from certain players and matchups. Then, Adam is joined by two men who wrote and produced an episode of the Simpsons where Adam is a guest star! Lastly, Adam sits down with the founder of Champion Causes, an organization that helps donate fantasy football winnings to top Fantasy players' charities.

    Michigan's Top Draft Prospect: Aidan Hutchinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2021 52:39


    Adam starts off this week's podcast with a deep dive into Michigan's DE, Aidan Hutchinson, who is projected to be taken in the top 5 of the 2022 NFL Draft before Aidan himself joins the show to detail this experience. After that, one of the men Aidan watches closely, 49ers DE Nick Bosa, joins the show to talk about the Comeback Player of the Year and the season the 49ers have been having. Adam wraps up with a lookahead to next week's matchups and fantasy football playoffs.

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