The Adam Schefter Podcast
Surprise, Surprise: 9/18/18
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).
Initial Impressions: 9/12/18
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).
Michael Rosenberg: 9/11/18
Adam Schefter talks to "The Man I Never Met: A Memoir" co-author Michael Rosenberg to discuss the process of writing the book, the life of Joe Maio and much more.
Booger McFarland & Richard Sherman: 9/4/18
After recapping a wild weekend that saw the trade of Khalil Mack and much more (:40), Adam Schefter talks to Booger McFarland about his new role on MNF (7:05) and new 49ers CB Richard Sherman about leaving Seattle, a potential work stoppage and more (38:53).
Brian Griese & Jason Robins: 8/27/18
Adam Schefter talks to ESPN's Brian Griese about his personal evolution (7:46), lessons he learned from Keith Jackson (11:30), what he thought of college teammate Tom Brady (16:18), the importance of John Elway in his life (19:02), how the game has changed in the past decade (21:14) & more. Plus, DraftKings CEO Jason Robins on the business of daily fantasy football as the laws continue to change (38:32).
Ryan Clark & Michael Thomas: 8/20/18
Before chatting with Saints WR Michael Thomas about his rise to becoming one of the NFL's elite receivers (28:49), Adam Schefter talks to ESPN's Ryan Clark about his career, his expectations for the 2018 season, his relationship with the late Sean Taylor and much more (:37).
Field Yates: 8/13/18
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.
Melvin Gordon & Pete Bommarito: 8/6/18
Adam Schefter talks to Chargers RB Melvin Gordon about his expectations for the 2018 season, the resurgence at the running back position, comparisons to Todd Gurley & more (:45). Plus, trainer to the stars Pete Bommarito shares his insight on which players are poised for great fantasy seasons (16:06).
Randy Moss: 7/30/18
Adam Schefter talks to 2018 Hall of Fame inductee Randy Moss about his journey from poverty in Rand, WV to one of the greatest receivers in the history of football.
Louis Riddick: 7/23/18
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.
Wade Phillips & Terence Newman: 7/16/18
Adam Schefter talks to Rams DC Wade Phillips about his legendary career in the NFL, the best players he's coached and more (1:03). Plus, Vikings CB and former Phillips pupil Terence Newman talks about what could be his final year in the league, everything he's accomplished on the field and more (27:27).
DeMarco Murray: 7/9/18
Adam Schefter talks with free agent RB Demarco Murray about where he thinks he might end up playing this year, which teams he's already crossed off his list, the growth of Titans RB Derrick Henry and much more.
Ross Tucker: 6/25/18
Adam Schefter talks to NFL veteran and football analyst Ross Tucker about his unusual path in the game, his connection to 9/11 (6:20), his predictions for the 2018 season (26:00) and more.
Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN: 6/18/18
Adam Schefter talks to Sr. NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski about LeBron James' future (4:40), his life as an Insider (11:27), the origin of the "Woj Bomb" (26:10) and more.
Luck & Grubman: 6/11/18
Adam Schefter talks to XFL Commissioner Oliver Luck about his role with the league, Vince McMahon, his son Andrew's health and more (:42). Plus, NFL Executive VP of Business Operations Eric Grubman on his tenure with the league, what he'd say to fans of the teams that relocated during his time and much more (18:57).
Adam Vinatieri: 6/4/18
Adam Schefter talks to Colts K Adam Vinatieri about his expectations to set the NFL's all-time scoring record this season (6:06), the favorite kicks of his career (9:09), the similarities between Peyton Manning & Tom Brady (13:44), Andrew Luck's health (18:10) and more.
DeAngelo Hall & Bruce Irvin: 5/29/18
Adam Schefter talks to former Pro Bowler DeAngelo Hall about his NFL status, what could convince him to return and more (:38). Plus, Raiders LB Bruce Irvin discusses Jon Gruden's first months in Oakland, and his personal journey from being homeless to recently becoming his family's first college graduate (22:26).
Brent Musburger, VSiN: 5/21/18
Adam Schefter talks to Brent Musburger about the impact of the new gambling laws, his legendary broadcasting career, how NFL football will fare in Las Vegas and much more.
Joe Tessitore & Jason Witten: 5/14/18
Adam Schefter talks to new MNF PxP man Joe Tessitore and analyst Jason Witten about the tryout process (3:10), Witten's decision to retire (6:05), the best spot for Dez Bryant (24:00), the excitement level for the first game they'll call together (26:13) and much more.
Riley & Wilks: 5/7/18
Adam Schefter talks to Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley about what Baker Mayfield will bring to the Browns, if he has any interest in coaching at the NFL level and more (:38). Plus, Cardinals coach Steve Wilks discusses what he likes about Arizona's roster, Josh Rosen's potential, the battle for the starting QB job and much more (17:12). Finally, the return of #AskAdam (29:31).
Kiper, McShay and A.J. Green: 5/1/18
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).
Blue Chips: 4/23/18
Adam Schefter chats with top NFL Draft prospects Bradley Chubb (1:28), Minkah Fitzpatrick (7:42), Isaiah Oliver (17:58) and Luke Falk (25:24). Plus, the return of NFL stats maven Evan Kaplan (32:48).
Who is Baker Mayfield: 4/23/18
Marty talks with Heisman trophy winner and draft prospect Baker Mayfield about the highs and lows of his career. Plus, Ryan McGee joined Marty to chat about Mayfield.
Herbie & The Bear: 4/16/18
Adam welcomes Kirk Herbstreit & Chris Fallica to discuss their perspective on the top players in this year's NFL Draft, their role in ESPN's draft coverage and more (:31). Plus, the return of #AskAdam (21:09).
CTE, Drugs & The Hall of Fame: 4/9/18
Marty talks with Niall Horan at Augusta about his love for golf (1:55) before Jason Day stops by to chat (13:00). Plus Warren Sapp opens up on CTE and Marijuana (23:30).
Draft Prep; Jordan Palmer & Gil Brandt: 4/9/18
Adam Schefter chats with Jordan Palmer about his experiences training some of this year's top QB prospects and much more (:56). Plus, former Cowboys GM and NFL evaluation visionary Gil Brandt talks about his history in the game as well as what he sees from this year's draft class (19:06).
NFL Meetings Part 3: Shanahan, Spielman & Patricia: 4/2/18
Adam Schefter catches up with 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan (:35), Vikings GM Rick Spielman (12:30) and Lions coach Matt Patricia (23:29) to discuss their respective offseasons and their goals for the year ahead.
NFL Meetings Part 2: Gettleman, Jackson & Elway: 3/28/18
Adam talks to Giants GM Dave Gettleman about NY's plans at the top of the Draft, the OBJ situation and more (:40). Plus, Browns coach Hue Jackson on Cleveland's wild offseason and their evaluation of the top QB's in the Draft (12:30). Then, Broncos GM John Elway discusses the struggles of last season, the Case Keenum acquisition and more (18:40).
NFL Meetings Day 1: Chris Ballard & Todd Bowles : 3/26/18
Adam Schefter talks to Colts GM Chris Ballard (:47) about Andrew Luck's health, the trade with the Jets, his interactions with Josh McDaniels and more. Plus, Jets coach Todd Bowles shares his perspective on the trade with the Colts, players he expects to step up this season and more (14:31).
Free Agency Recap: Field Yates & Trumaine Johnson: 3/19/18
Adam Schefter recaps the biggest moves from the first week of free agency with Field Yates (:33). Plus, new Jets DB Trumaine Johnson discusses signing with New York, getting tagged twice by the Rams and much more (26:54).
New League Year, Chris Mortensen: 3/12/18
Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen discuss a wild past week in the NFL and look ahead to what promises to be a whirlwind start to the new league year this week.
Shaquem Griffin & Allen Robinson: 3/7/18
Adam Schefter talks to former UCF LB & Draft Combine standout Shaquem Griffin about his historic performance in Indy, his goals at the next level and more (:40). Plus, Jags WR Allen Robinson discusses where he thinks he'll be playing next season, whether he'll be ready to go at the start of camp and much more (13:05).
Dion Lewis & Phil Savage: 2/27/18
Adam Schefter talks to Patriots RB Dion Lewis about his impending free agency, Tom Brady's longevity and more (:52). Plus, Reese's Senior Bowl Exec. Dir. and former Browns GM Phil Savage previews the combine and shares his thoughts on the NFL Draft (12:40).
AJ McCarron & Frank Reich: 2/21/18
Adam Schefter talks to Bengals QB AJ McCarron about his upcoming free agency, what he'll look for with his next squad and more (:52). Then, new Colts coach Frank Reich weighs in on landing in Indy and his whirlwind couple of weeks (17:18). Plus, your #AskAdam questions (33:33).
Fuller, Clement & Graham: 2/14/18
Adam Schefter talks to new Chiefs CB Kendall Fuller about the trade that sent him to KC and much more (1:08). Plus, Corey Clement (11:35) and Brandon Graham (24:01) reflect on the afterglow of the Eagles' Super Bowl title.
Brian Dawkins & Jeffrey Lurie: 2/7/18
Adam Schefter talks to 2018 Hall of Fame inductee Brian Dawkins about what the Eagles' Super Bowl win means to Philadelphia, reaching Canton and more (:45). Plus, Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie talks about the people who shaped him and the OTHER NFL team he almost purchased (22:10).
Al Michaels: 1/31/18
Adam Schefter talks to broadcaster Al Michaels about his legendary career, preparing to call his 10th Super Bowl, his most memorable moments and more (1:02). Plus, a Super Bowl edition of Evan Kaplan's "Kap Hit" (35:15) and your #AskAdam questions (39:06).
Jerry Rice & Mike Vrabel: 1/24/18
Before a conversation with Hall of Famer Jerry Rice (17:24), Adam Schefter talks to new Titans coach Mike Vrabel about his career, lessons he learned from great coaches and more (:53). Plus, ESPN stats guru Evan Kaplan (26:26) and a new twist on #AskAdam (30:40).
Dick Vermeil & Paul Allen: 1/17/18
After talking to Vikings broadcaster Paul Allen about Minnesota's thrilling victory over the Saints and the NFC Championship (1:02), Adam Schefter chats with former NFL coach and broadcaster Dick Vermeil about his storied career, Jon Gruden returning to the sidelines from the booth and much more (22:37). Plus, Evan Kaplan (51:24) and your #AskAdam questions (55:41).
Sean McDonough, Cam Heyward: 1/10/18
Adam Schefter talks to Sean McDonough about his crazy weekend of games, saying goodbye to Jon Gruden and more (1:01). Plus, Steelers DE Cam Heyward on Ryan Shazier, Pittsburgh's playoff push and more (32:01). Then, a breakdown of playoff story lines with Evan Kaplan (43:01) and #AskAdam (47:06).
18-1 + 10: Tedy Bruschi: 1/3/18
Tedy Bruschi talks to Adam Schefter about his memories of the 2007 season, the pain still caused by "18-1," his recovery from a stroke and much more.
Best Of 2017: 12/27/17
Adam Schefter re-visits some of the best moments from the first year of the podcast.
Reggie Jackson: 12/20/17
After tackling the topics of the week in #AskAdam (:50), Adam Schefter talks to Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson about his beloved Steelers, his life in sports, his thoughts on Herm Edwards taking over at Arizona State and more (16:25). Plus, Evan Kaplan brings some statistical tidbits with another "Kap Hit" (54:30).
Keenan Allen & Jed Hughes: 12/13/17
Adam Schefter talks to Chargers WR Keenan Allen about his phenomenal season, the Week 15 showdown with the Chiefs and more (16:08). Plus, Jed Hughes of Korn Ferry Sports on his success facilitating coaching searches (23:43), and Evan Kaplan's "Kap Hit" on the biggest analytical stories of the week (44:07).
Julian Edelman: 12/6/17
After going around the league with #AskAdam (:38), Adam Schefter talks to Patriots WR Julian Edelman about his knee recovery, family, the state of football and much more (18:02). Plus, a dive into the numbers with Evan Kaplan (50:08).
Case Keenum: 11/29/17
Adam Schefter talks to Vikings QB Case Keenum (15:25) about his individual success and the success of the team thus far, not being named the permanent starter yet and more. Plus, another edition of #AskAdam (1:00).
John Dorsey, Former Chiefs GM: 11/21/17
After another round of #AskAdam (:45), Adam Schefter talks to former Chiefs GM John Dorsey about what he's learned about himself, KC's season and more (16:42). Plus, stat guru Evan Kaplan stops by with some interesting information on the playoff picture (45:20).
Robert Woods, Rams WR: 11/15/17
After Adam Schefter answers rapid-fire questions about the NFL and life in #AskAdam (1:20), he chats with Rams WR Robert Woods about his recent success, L.A. being in the playoff hunt and much more (17:06).
Jay Glazer: 11/8/17
Adam Schefter talks to Fox's Jay Glazer about his career path, competition in the industry, the relationships he's developed through the years, his work with MMA and more.
David Johnson & Jalen Ramsey: 11/1/17
Adam Schefter talks to Cardinals RB David Johnson about his recovery from his wrist injury, the impact of fantasy football on his life, the team's addition of Adrian Peterson and more (1:03). Plus, Jaguars DB Jalen Ramsey talks about Jacksonville's young "savage" defense, and the best players he's ever played with (17:58). Lastly, ESPN's Evan Kaplan talks about what Marcell Dareus brings to Jacksonville (36:09).
BONUS: 30 for 30 Season Two Sneak Peek: 10/30/17
Know Them From Adam shares the trailer for Season Two of 30 for 30 Podcasts, launching November 14th, as well as one of our favorite episodes from Season One, Dan & Dave.
Bill O'Brien: 10/25/17
Adam Schefter talks to Houston Texans' head coach Bill O'Brien about the keys to the team's success this season, what Deshaun Watson has meant to the team, his time recruiting Saquon Barkley when he was at Penn State and more.
Evan Squared: 10/18/17
Adam Schefter talks to Evan Silva about how he became Senior Football Editor at Rotoworld, some players he thinks could do well in the second half of the season, the growth of the fantasy football industry and more. Plus, ESPN NFL Researcher Evan Kaplan joins to talk about some NFL stat trends to keep an eye out for.
Gerald McCoy & Vance Joseph: 10/11/17
Ahead of a meeting with his fellow Oklahoma alum Adrian Peterson, Gerald McCoy talks to Adam Schefter about his feelings on the NFL protests, the play of Jameis Winston and more. Then, Adam talks to Vance Joseph about getting ready for the Giants, his reaction to the Chris Foerster situation, working with John Elway and more.
Dr. Harry Edwards: 10/4/17
Adam Schefter talks to Dr. Harry Edwards about the social issues going on in the country right now, his thoughts on Colin Kaepernick's role in raising awareness, how he feels sports can help impact social change and more.
Chris Berman: 9/27/17
Adam Schefter sits down to talk with longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman to discuss how he's been spending his time, the passing of his wife, his thoughts on the NFL today and more.
Joe Thomas, Browns Tackle: 9/20/17
Browns T Joe Thomas talks to Adam Schefter about his consecutive snaps streak, the trade that almost sent him to Denver, if he could ever see himself leaving Cleveland & more.
Andy Reid & Kenny Stills: 9/13/17
Adam Schefter is joined by Chiefs head coach Andy Reid to discuss the emergence of Kareem Hunt, how Alex Smith handled the drafting of Patrick Mahomes and more. Later, Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills comes on to share details on how the team has dealt with Hurricane Irma and not playing in Week 1.
Rex Ryan & Beth Mowins: 9/6/17
With the start of the NFL season upon us, Adam Schefter brings on a trio of guests. First is Rex Ryan, who talks about being away from the game for the first time in 30 years, his former players and more. Then, Beth Mowins talks about making history as she gets ready to share the MNF booth with Rex. Finally, Thomas George on his new book, "Blitzed: Why NFL Teams Gamble On Starting Rookie Quarterbacks".
Sam Darnold & Josh Allen: 8/30/17
Adam Schefter is joined by both Sam Darnold and Josh Allen to talk balancing school & football, their passion for the game, what they can improve on, their expectations for this coming season and more.
Scot McCloughan, Former Redskins GM: 8/23/17
Former Redskins GM Scot McCloughan discusses what he's been up to, his thoughts on various QB & RB situations around the league, his thoughts on the 2018 QB class and more.
David Quessenberry: 8/16/17
After a 3-year battle with cancer, Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry sits down with Adam Schefter to discuss his road to recovery, what the team's support meant to him during his battle, his excitement about playing in the NFL again and more.
Matthew Berry & Field Yates: 8/9/17
With fantasy football drafts getting into full swing, Adam Schefter sits down with Matthew Berry and Field Yates to discuss their favorite early, middle and late-round values.
Jerry Jones: 8/3/17
Ahead of his Hall of Fame induction, we revisit the conversation we had with Jerry Jones where he reflects on his path to the NFL and sacrifices he's made for the game he loves.
Terrell Davis: 8/2/17
Former Broncos RB Terrell Davis talks with Adam Schefter about his selection into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, some of his most memorable career moments, running backs that stand out to him in today's NFL and more.
Raiders QB Derek Carr: 7/26/17
Raiders QB Derek Carr talks with Adam Schefter about the addition of Marshawn Lynch and how good he's looked in camp, why money isn't the most important thing and the role faith plays in his life.
Terrell Owens: 7/19/17
Former NFL WR Terrell Owens talks about the NFL's new celebration rules, what he could still bring to an NFL team, why the Eagles won't win the NFC East, the advice he gave to OBJ last year and if the Cowboys can win the Super Bowl with Dak at the helm.
DeAngelo Williams Bonus: The Verdict!: 7/12/17
Free agent RB DeAngelo Williams rejoins Adam Schefter to reveal the teams he won't play for, shares some harsh words about Cowboy fans and much more.
Free Agent RB DeAngelo Williams: 7/5/17
DeAngelo Williams talks about his wrestling debut and retirement, wanting all NFL players to have max deals, why Kickers/Punters should never make more than a RB & the hypocrisy of the NFL's suspension system.
Chip Kelly & Bobby Flay: 6/28/17
Chip Kelly discusses his time with the Eagles and 49ers and why Kaepernick was zero distraction in the 49ers locker room. Plus, Bobby Flay's July 4th cookout grilling tips.
Jeremy Maclin & Greg Olsen: 6/21/17
Ravens WR Jeremy Maclin on the Chiefs' handling of his release and why he chose Baltimore. Plus, Panthers TE Greg Olsen on his current contract and what's left to accomplish.
Chargers QB Philip Rivers: 6/14/17
Chargers QB Philip Rivers discusses how good Keenan Allen has looked in OTA's, the importance of getting Mike Williams healthy, how close they are to competing for a Super Bowl and his desire to become a high school football coach and what Father's Day is like with 8 children in the house.
Jay Cutler & Trevor Siemian: 6/7/17
Adam Schefter welcomes Jay Cutler to discuss if he'd consider returning to the NFL, what Carson Wentz is getting in Alshon Jeffery and why he hasn't signed his retirement paperwork yet. Plus, Broncos QB Trevor Siemian shares what he's learned from Peyton Manning, why he doesn't carry the 7th round persona with him anymore and how he mentally handles the QB competition with Paxton Lynch.
Michael Vick: 6/2/17
Adam Schefter welcomes former Falcons QB Mike Vick to clear up the rumors surrounding his request to retire as a Falcon, his post-NFL plans and his love for teaching the game.
Colts Owner: Jim Irsay: 5/31/17
Adam Schefter takes a trip down memory lane, and everywhere, with Colts Owner Jim Irsay.
Steelers LT: Alejandro Villanueva: 5/23/17
Ahead of Memorial Day Weekend, Adam Schefter sits down with Steelers' LT Alejandro Villanueva to discuss memories from his military service, blocking for a patient Le'Veon Bell and what's next for his NFL career.
Buffalo Bills GM: Brandon Beane: 5/16/17
Buffalo Bills GM Brandon Beane talks about getting the team back to the playoffs, what he thinks about the Bills' roster as it stands, how he started in the NFL and much more.
Mother's Day Special: Lisa McCaffrey: 5/9/17
Adam Schefter welcomes Lisa McCaffrey to talk about raising a football family, Christian's first lesson in finance and where her son's sports genes really come from.
Post-Draft with Kiper & McShay: 5/2/17
Adam Schefter welcomes Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay to look ahead to the 2018 draft and what's in store for their offseason. Plus, Adam debuts a new segment.
Draft Special: Mahomes, Davis & Cook: 4/25/17
Adam Schefter sits down with QB Patrick Mahomes, WR Corey Davis and RB Dalvin Cook to talk about pre-draft visits, what this time is like and their expectations for the draft.
Schedule Release Special: 4/20/17
Adam Schefter chats with NFL Sr. Director of Broadcast Planning & Scheduling Michael North about the challenges of constructing the schedule, trying to please all parties involved and if Tony Romo had anything to do with the slate of games.
Art Rooney II: 4/18/17
Adam Schefter welcomes Steelers' President Art Rooney II to discussing the teams coaching consistency amidst constant change in the NFL and shares memories of his father.
Art Rooney II & Terry McDonough: 4/18/17
Adam Schefter welcomes Steelers' President Art Rooney II to talk about their coaching consistency & share memories of his father. Plus, Cardinals' VP of Player Personnel Terry McDonough on trying finding the QB of the future in this year's draft.
John Lynch: 4/11/17
Adam Schefter welcomes new 49ers GM John Lynch to talk about his transition from analyst to GM, the teams offseason moves, and their plans for the #2 pick in the draft.
Tom Coughlin & Sean McVay: 4/4/17
From the 2017 NFL Owners meetings, Adam Schefter sits down with Jaguars EVP of Football Operations Tom Coughlin to talk family, his career and teaching the Jags how to win. Plus, Rams HC Sean McVay on his first head coaching job, what he has in Jared Goff, the importance of a good staff and if his interior decorator (his mom) is giving him the family discount.
Sam Ponder: 3/28/17
Sam Ponder joins Adam Schefter to discuss her new role with Sunday NFL Countdown, why she doesn't read the comments and her path from an ESPN intern to a TV host.
Ryan Leaf: 3/21/17
Former Chargers' QB Ryan Leaf discusses his struggles with addiction, how going to prison saved his life, and the long road to redemption and sobriety.
Kirk Cousins: 3/14/17
Adam Schefter talks with Redskins QB Kirk Cousins about his "trade demand," if he wants to be in Washington long-term, and if he thinks he'll miss Week 2 due to the birth of his first child.
Alshon Jeffery & Thomas Dimitroff: 3/7/17
Adam Schefter welcomes Bears WR Alshon Jeffery to talk about free agency and what he's expecting in the coming days. Plus, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff talks about the front office side of the free agency period.
Eddie Lacy & Landon Collins: 2/28/17
Eddie Lacy discusses what he's looking for in free agency, if he wants to stay in Green Bay and how his injury rehab is going. Plus, Landon Collins breaks down the incoming Alabama draft class and what it'll take for him to have a successful offseason.
Jimmy Garoppolo & DeSean Jackson: 2/21/17
Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo discusses potential trade rumors and if he'd rather stay in New England until Brady retires or go somewhere else to be the starter. Plus, Redskins free agent WR DeSean Jackson on what he's looking for in a team and if he'd welcome a return to Philly.
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