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The Adam Schefter Podcast

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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Matthew Berry, Evan Silva & Adam Levitan

Senior ESPN Fantasy Analyst Matthew Berry stops by to talk about the ESPN's Fantasy Football Marathon and shares some of his sleepers for 2019. Plus, Evan Silva and Adam Levitan from EstablishTheRun.com stop by for more fantasy talk.


12 Aug 2019

Rank #1

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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.


2 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Kiper, McShay and A.J. Green

Before chatting with Bengals WR A.J. Green about his offseason and Cincy's draft class (29:35), Adam Schefter dishes with Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay about their draft grades, what to look forward to next season, the majesty of breakfast for dinner and much more (:31).


1 May 2018

Rank #3

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Field Yates

Adam talks to colleague and fantasy expert Field Yates about the upcoming season, the notable names he'd avoid (9:36), who'd he'd take with the top pick (19:20), the players that stand out the most in his rankings (23:30) and much more.


13 Aug 2018

Rank #4

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The Future Is Now

Adam Schefter talks to Mel Kiper Jr.& Todd McShay about their impressions of this year's draft and their favorite draft memories (:54). Plus, Evan Kaplan dives into the statistical trends (40:37) and Adam catches up with Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins (46:55) and Stanford's Bryce Love (54:46).

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22 Apr 2019

Rank #5

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After discussing the ripple effects of the Antonio Brown deal with Field Yates (:47), Adam Schefter catches up with Raiders GM Mike Mayock (7:48), 49ers GM John Lynch (25:18), Chiefs GM Brett Veach (32:50) and "Pardon My Take's" Big Cat & PFT Commenter (44:30).


11 Mar 2019

Rank #6

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Bruce Arians, Championship Preview

After a revealing interview with new Bucs coach Bruce Arians (:38), Adam Schefter breaks down the Conference Championship matchups with Evan Kaplan (13:23), and answers your questions with another edition of #AskAdam (23:40).


15 Jan 2019

Rank #7

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Andrew Luck's Retirment, Cooper Kupp & Pete Bommarito

Adam Schefter shares his thoughts on Andrew Luck's surprise decision to retire before the 2019 NFL season. Plus, Rams WR Cooper Kupp on his return to football after an ACL tear in 2018 and Pete Bommarito of Bommarito Performance on who he thinks is poised to have a big NFL season.


26 Aug 2019

Rank #8

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Rob Gronkowski, Steve Levy, Kevin O'Connell

Rob Gronkowski shares the story of his first time using CBD oil, how it helped to change his life for the better and if Tom Brady could entice him to play football again. Plus, Steve Levy on calling MNF and Redskins' Offensive Coordinator Kevin O'Connell


2 Sep 2019

Rank #9

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New NFL Face Masks?

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.


18 May 2020

Rank #10

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Initial Impressions

Adam Schefter & Chris Mortensen discuss their Week 1 impressions (:28), look ahead to Week 2 (7:40) & more. Plus, Evan Kaplan examines the numbers that will be key in Week 2's biggest matchups (12:13).


12 Sep 2018

Rank #11

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Louis Riddick

Adam Schefter talks to ESPN's Louis Riddick about his three-phase life in the NFL, how he still critiques his film, interviewing for GM jobs around the league, his predictions for the 2018 season and more.


23 Jul 2018

Rank #12

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Draft Recap

Before catching up with recently retired K Sebastian Janikowski (45:08), Adam Schefter talks to Louis Riddick (:46) and Evan Kaplan (39:11) about the best and worst of the NFL Draft, criticism of the Giants and more.


30 Apr 2019

Rank #13

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Super Bowl Bound

Before catching up with new Browns coach Freddie Kitchens (31:23), Adam Schefter talks to Field Yates about the pair of instant classics in the conference title games, potential rule changes as a result of the controversial finishes in those games and more (:42). Plus, Evan Kaplan takes a big-picture look at the Super Bowl LIII matchup (23:09).


21 Jan 2019

Rank #14

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Pat McAfee and Brian Banks

ESPN analyst Pat McAfee talks about coming to ESPN, the crew he gets to work with and his iconic TD call from last years' Lions-Packers game. Plus, Brian Banks discusses the movie coming out about his life where he was falsely accused of committing rape and spent over 5 years in prison.

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5 Aug 2019

Rank #15

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Surprise, Surprise

Before chatting with Broncos rookie sensation Phillip Lindsay (17:49), Adam Schefter reacts to the latest developments with Josh Gordon (:53) & Antonio Brown (4:40). Plus, Evan Kaplan joins Adam to discuss what the Gordon acquisition means for the Patriots' offense along with the best matchups of Week 3 (7:05). And, the return of your #AskAdam questions (36:40).


18 Sep 2018

Rank #16