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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.

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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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.




Week 12: Wins, Losses, & Lessons Learned

Adam starts off the podcast by answering: Will the Pittsburgh Steelers remain undefeated? Next, former Houston Texans GM Rick Smith joins the show to share what he's been going through over the last 3 years and what his hopes are for returning to the NFL. Lastly, ESPN's Evan Kaplan joins Adam to preview this week's Thanksgiving matchups as well other major storylines for Week 12.


Women In Football

Adam starts off this podcast by recapping some of Week 10's most interesting moments. Then, former CEO of the Oakland Raiders Amy Trask calls in to discuss women in football after the Miami Marlins hired Kim Ng as the first female general manager. After that, interim head coach for the Atlanta Falcons Raheem Morris calls in to discuss how he is preparing to play the New Orleans Saints. Lastly, Evan Kaplan joins the show to preview Week 11's most exciting matchups.


Talking Life, Love, and Tom Brady with Jim Gray

Adam starts off this week's podcast with insight into how COVID-19 has impacted each team around the league. Then, broadcaster Jim Gray calls in to talk about everything from his interview with Muhammad Ali at 18 years old, to what it is like working with Tom Brady. Next, Evan Kaplan joins Adam to preview the great matchups of Week 10. Lastly, Adam wraps up the show with a few thoughts from this weekend.


NFL Trade Deadline & Joe Montana Offers Advice

Adam starts off this week's podcast with all of the NFL trade deadline news from around the league. Then, former legendary NFL QB Joe Montana joins Adam to talks everything from admiring today's top quarterbacks to a potential career comeback. Lastly, ESPN's Evan Kaplan calls in to preview the great matchups of Week 9.


Setting Cowboys Fans Straight

Adam starts off the podcast with news regarding Antonio Brown and how it benefited his Fantasy Football team. Next, NFL agent Mike McCartney joins Adam to explain how he is often mistaken for Head Coach of the Dallas Cowboys Mike McCarthy on Twitter. Then, Buffalo Bills TE Tyler Kroft and his wife Alexa discuss with Adam how the birth of their first child likely spared Tyler from getting placed on the COVID-19/reserve list. Lastly, ESPN's Evan Kaplan calls in to preview Week 8's most...


Happy National Tight End Day To George Kittle

Adam starts off the podcast with news from Miami about QB Tua Tagovailoa. After that, Adam is joined by 49ers TE George Kittle to talk everything from Panda Express to navigating this uncertain season. Next, former Michigan WR Nico Collins talks about his decision to opt out of this season. Lastly, ESPN's Evan Kaplan joins Adam to preview the great Week 7 matchups.


Dak Prescott Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever

Adam starts off the podcast by addressing some of the most recent NFL news around the league. Then, television personality Jim Cramer joins Adam to discuss everything from Dak Prescott's injury to fantasy football advice. Next, former Philadelphia Eagles LB Connor Barwin calls in to share his perspective on Dak Prescott's injury and Dak's timetable to return. Lastly, ESPN's Evan Kaplan joins Adam to preview the great QB matchups of Week 6.


Eric Ebron Says The Steelers Are Prepared For Anything

Adam starts off the podcast with some insight into the breaking news that took place throughout the weekend with positive COVID-19 tests around the league. Then, Steelers TE Eric Ebron joins Adam to discuss unexpectedly getting a Week 4 BYE and how the Steelers are handling it. Next, former Cincinnati Bengals LB Reggie Williams talks with Adam about designing the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida that currently hosts the NBA Bubble. Lastly, ESPN's Evan Kaplan calls in to preview...


Emergency Pod: First COVID-19 Crisis

Adam sits down to explain the current situation the NFL is faced with after several Tennessee Titans players have tested positive for COVID-19. Adam spells out what that means for the Minnesota Vikings, the Pittsburgh Steelers, and the rest of the league moving forward.


Ryan Fitzpatrick Loves Paying It Forward With Tua Tagovailoa

Adam starts off the podcast with some insight into the Kansas City Chiefs' success. Next, he sits down with Miami Dolphins starting QB Ryan Fitzpatrick to talk everything from teaching Tua Tagovailoa to being a Dad to 7 children. Then, Adam offers some analysis of the injuries surrounding the San Francisco 49ers. After that, ESPN's Evan Kaplan joins the show to discuss major storylines heading into Week 4. Lastly, Adam wrap's up with a funny story about Matthew Berry and Chris Berman.


QB Talk & Injury Reports

Adam starts off the show with a funny family story as well as his major takeaways from Week 2. Then, former NFL running back CJ Anderson calls in to discuss his retirement and the many injuries from Week 2. Next, ESPN's Evan Kaplan joins the show to preview the major QB matchups in Week 3 and what to expect in those games. After that, Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt calls in to talk season projections and staying healthy. Lastly, Adam closes the show with his final thoughts on what...


Chase Young Will Never Forget His NFL Debut

Adam is joined by the Washington Football Team's Rookie Defensive End Chase Young to talk about his first NFL game without fans. Then, ESPN's Ed Werder calls in to discuss what things are like reporting on games under this season's circumstances. And lastly, Evan Kaplan discusses all the major storylines heading into Week 2.


The 2020 NFL Season Is Days Away!

Adam starts off by addressing all of the recent NFL news... most notably at the QB position. Then, he talks with the full Monday Night Football crew of Louis Riddick, Steve Levy, and Brian Griese about getting the MNF job and what this season will look like for them. Next, Adam catches up ESPN fantasy expert Field Yates as they give you last minute fantasy draft advice. And lastly, Adam brings you all of the most interesting NFL storylines heading into the season with ESPN's research...


Spilling All Fantasy Football Draft Secrets!

Adam starts off this week's episode with news out of Jacksonville, Florida regarding Leonard Fournette (1:23). Then, Adam talks with Denver Bronco's Safety, Justin Simmons, about social injustice and it's impact on the NFL. (9:01) After that we get into all the fantasy football tips and tricks you need before your draft with Evan Silva and Adam Levitan of Establish the Run. (24:10) But, the fantasy talk doesn't stop there. After that, Adam is joined by Pete Bommarito who trains NFL players...


Who Should You Draft In Fantasy Football? (ft: Matthew Berry & Mike Clay)

Adam is joined by Fantasy Focus Football’s Matthew Berry and Mike Clay. The three have an in depth discussion of their favorite fantasy players, who they’re drafting, and what their fantasy expectations are for this season. Then, former Cowboys' WR Drew Pearson calls in to discuss the Pro Football HOF, his famous 2017 NFL Draft Speech, and more.


Should We Play College Football?

Adam is joined by one of the new hosts of ESPN's morning radio show, Keyshawn Johnson. Keyshawn tells us that he thinks there should NOT be a college football season; he also breaks down how he believes college athletes should be paid. He even tells us who the better player is: him or his nephew, Saints' Michael Thomas. (5:31) Lastly, Adam talks with former DE for the Miami Hurricanes, Greg Rousseau, about his decision to opt out of this CFB season. (38:48)


NFL Live's New Host: Laura Rutledge

Adam is joined by the new host of NFL Live, ESPN’s Laura Rutledge. The two talk Laura’s career journey that led to this accomplishment on top of being two of the most clumsy ESPN employees. Next, Adam talks with fantasy football expert, John Hansen, who offers his advice as we head into the 2020 fantasy football season.


Mike Golic Reflects On His Outstanding Career

Adam is joined by ESPN's Mike Golic as he reflects on his 22 year career in ESPN Radio after airing his final episode last Friday August 31st 2020. The two reminisce in some of Mike's favorite career memories and Mike shares his advice on job seeking, family matters, and more. Next, Adam talks with the Los Angeles Rams' trainer Reggie Scott about preparing for this upcoming season.


Bill Polian's Dine and Dash

Adam talks with former NFL General Manager, Bill Polian. He shares a funny story about Bill and his time on ESPN's campus. Then the two talk about this upcoming football season and Bill shares his insight on how he believes everything will unravel in the coming months. (5:35) After that, Adam chats with New Orleans Saints' Punter and member of the NFLPA executive committee, Thomas Morstead. Thomas shares his experience preparing for this season as well as his reaction to the Miami Marlins...


Emmanuel Acho Shares His Wisdom

Adam is joined by Emmanuel Acho who dives into the inspiration, motivation, and future plans for “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”. The two discuss Acho’s past and where he is headed with all of his success in the future. (5:08) Then, Katie Camlin, the Beer Manager at Plaza Liquor in Kansas City, joins Adam to talk about how she was the first to report Patrick Mahomes’ mega deal. (35:38)