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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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Is This Adam Schefter?

Is This Adam Schefter?

2020-06-2958:42

This week, Adam opens the podcast with the news of Cam Newton's signing. Next, Adam is joined by his friend and well-known comedian Frank Caliendo who attempts to perfect his Adam Schefter impersonation. Frank shares how he creates his famous impressions, his most memorable celebrity stories, and more. (5:08) Then, Adam talks with Giants' linebacker Lorenzo Carter who tells us what he's doing to bring about educational equality. (47:51)
Adam opens the podcast with some news regarding the Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott. (1:22) Then, Adam is joined by CNN Reporter, Omar Jimenez who recounts the events that took place the morning of his arrest in Minneapolis a few weeks ago. (6:37) Lastly, Adam talks with the Minnesota Vikings' co-defensive coordinator, Andre Patterson, about his career in football as well as the impact of our country's current events on the Vikings' organization. (35:39)
A Global Timeout

A Global Timeout

2020-06-1557:51

This week Adam moderated an ESPN #OneTeam Speaker Series, which are seminars that bring in athletes and celebrities to address Boys and Girls Clubs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Adam was joined by former Bill's HOF wide receiver Andre Reed and former Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz. The two offer insight into the challenges they have faced with diversity and equality. (7:09) Adam also talks with the NFL's Executive VP of Football Operations, Troy Vincent, who offers his stance on Colin Kaepernick and how the league is making necessary changes in light of social injustice. (28:51)
Adam is joined by Los Angeles Clippers' Head Coach, Doc Rivers. The two talk everything from racism, to protesting, to the lessons Rivers' father taught him growing up. Later, they dive into the lectures Rivers gave to a few NFL teams this offseason and who he thinks the Chicago Bears will pick as their starting QB.
A Time Of Change

A Time Of Change

2020-06-0245:38

Adam is joined by ESPN's Marcus Spears to talk about what is going on in our country today. (2:22) Then, Adam talks with the NFL's Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Allen Sills, who says he is absolutely optimistic we will be playing football in 2020. (29:30)
Football Is Essential

Football Is Essential

2020-05-2601:01:38

Adam starts this weeks episode with a bit of news on Jerry Jones and the Cowboys. (00:38) Then, he is joined by the NFLPA's Executive Director, DeMaurice "De" Smith who comments on the state of the league, the return of football, and the NFL CBA. (6:35) Next, the team physician for the University of Michigan and the Detroit Lions, Dr. Asheesh Bedi, comments on what it has been like to work with injured athletes during this time. (35:58) Lastly, we close with a segment of Ask Adam. (53:26)
New NFL Face Masks?

New NFL Face Masks?

2020-05-1847:53

Adam is joined by Steelers RB James Conner, who talks about training in quarantine, expectations for this upcoming season, and his new book. Then, we hear from Dr. Thom Mayer who says players may be recommended new helmets and face masks for this upcoming season that would help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Lastly, we close with an Ask Adam segment where Adam answers fans' questions.
Backyard Haircuts

Backyard Haircuts

2020-05-1101:02:14

Adam is joined by ESPN Analyst Louis Riddick. The two discuss staying busy and active during the pandemic as well as what this upcoming NFL season might look like. Next, NFLPA's Medical Director Dr. Thom Mayer calls in to give us a medical update. Lastly, we close with Ask Adam where Adam answers a handful of your questions and shares a few personal stories!
For a special edition of The Adam Schefter Podcast, Adam is joined by ESPN Draft Analyst Todd McShay for the first time since Todd announced he was diagnosed with COVID-19. Todd discusses what he's been dealing with for the last few weeks as well as what missing the NFL draft meant to him. We are very happy Todd is feeling healthy again; we wish him and his family all the best.
A New Chapter For Everyone

A New Chapter For Everyone

2020-05-0401:10:37

Adam is joined by former 49ers OT Joe Staley. The two talk about Joe's career playing in the NFL, his decision to retire, and what's ahead. (2:14) Next, Adam talks with Andy Dalton about signing with the Dallas Cowboys. Andy also touches on his times in Cincinnati and what he'll remember most.23:49) Then, Adam welcomes the NFLPA's Medical Director, Dr. Mayer, who shed a positive light on what this upcoming NFL season might look like. (34:41) Lastly, we wrap up with an Ask Adam segment (54:24) and Adam shares the commencement speech he made this past weekend! (1:01:14)
NFL Draft Recap

NFL Draft Recap

2020-04-2858:12

Adam is joined by ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. and NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah. The three recap this past weekend's NFL Draft and take a look ahead to next years draft. (4:43) Next, Adam talks with Bill Belichick's significant other Linda Holliday. The two talk about Bill and Linda's dog, Nike, and why he was sitting in Bill's seat on-air during the draft. (32:11) Lastly, we close with a segment of Ask Adam. (47:31)
Adam is joined by presumptive #1 overall pick in this years NFL draft, Joe Burrow. The two talk expectations for this season and Joe's conversation with Peyton Manning this past weekend. (5:31) Adam also talks with the man who has the #1 overall pick, Cincinnati HC Zac Taylor. The two talk everything from Joe Burrow to draft weekend set up. (14:03) Lastly, we close with an Ask Adam segment. (27:42)
Drafting From Home

Drafting From Home

2020-04-1401:18:34

Adam is joined by the GM of the Atlanta Falcons, Thomas Dimitroff, to talk through what it will be like drafting from home. Dimitroff says he's "calm and welcoming" of a virtual draft. (3:54) Next, Adam's speaks with ESPN's Trey Wingo who will be hosting this years draft. Trey jokes with Adam about previous draft experiences and how different this experience will be. (23:21) Lastly, we get a quick medical update from the Medical Director for the NFLPA, Thom Mayer. (53:21) We end this weeks episode with an Ask Adam segment where Adam answers fans' most pressing questions.(1:09:38)
A Virtual NFL Draft

A Virtual NFL Draft

2020-04-0601:07:50

Adam is joined by Buffalo Bills GM, Brandon Beane, to discuss the new virtual NFL Draft and what complications may arise. Then, Adam gets personal with former ESPN broadcaster Bob Ley as the two share stories surrounding the current state of sports and the world we are living in today. Adam also welcomes in Doctor Thom Mayer for the second week in a row to give us a medical update in relation to the NFL. Lastly, we close the show with an Ask Adam segment, that will become a regular segment moving forward, where Adam answers his fans' most pressing questions!
Will We Have An NFL Season?

Will We Have An NFL Season?

2020-03-3001:03:18

Adam is joined by the Medical Director for the NFL Players Association, Thom Mayer who shares insight into how the NFL is coping with the COVID-19 virus. Dr. Mayer answers some of our most pressing questions as football fans including whether or not we will have an NFL season in 2020. Then, Adam welcomes media analyst Michael Lombardi who talks about how front offices are getting ready for a draft without having a lot of information. Lastly, Arizona Cardinals' Defensive End Chandler Jones joins the podcast to talk about how last week he donated 150,000 meals to food banks in Arizona and New York.
TB to TB

TB to TB

2020-03-2344:32

Adam is joined by the NFL's Chief Medical Officer, Allen Sills. The two discuss the COVID-19 outbreak and the impact it has had and will continue to have on the NFL. Then, former Tampa Bay Buccaneer and current Fox Sports Analyst Ronde Barber joins the show to discuss Tom Brady, the future of the Bucs, and more.
The NFL Never Stops

The NFL Never Stops

2020-03-1640:15

Adam is joined by ESPN's Chris Mortensen to discuss everything from how the Corona Virus has impacted the NFL to major NFL free agency storylines. He also talks with Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Shaq Barrett about leading the NFL in sacks last year and his thoughts heading into next season.
Shocked and Stunned

Shocked and Stunned

2020-03-0937:40

Does ESPN's Jeff Darlington still stand by his statement that he would be "shocked and stunned" if Tom Brady remained a New England Patriot? Adam and Jeff dive into the Tom Brady free agency storyline. Then, Chargers' HC Anthony Lynn joins the show to comment on his quarterback situation and what free agency will look like for the Chargers. And finally, we flip the script with Lions' HC Matt Patricia who stops by to ask Adam his hard hitting questions.
Assault.

Assault.

2020-03-0229:11

Adam is joined by Barstool Sports' Big Cat and PFT from Pardon My Take. The three dive into Adam's famous "Assault." tweet. They also get to the bottom of the Trey Wingo Bear Story. Adam even offers to join journalistic forces with PFT's dog, Leroy.
Adam is joined by Kansas City Chiefs' GM Brett Veach as they chat about winning the Super Bowl, when he knew Patrick Mahomes was special and more. Plus, ESPN's Field Yates talks about the combine
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Phil Maynard

Expected a stuffy business Shefty got a smart, thought provoking, and personal side of Shefter that makes him a great interviewer and fantastic presenter. Fun, smart, and I hope Shefter continues to explore his fun side. Dude is a talent.

Jan 11th
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Gio Viscardi

Love the podcast, go bears

Oct 5th
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