Adam Schefter

Adam Schefter

Father, Husband, Son, Brother, University of Michigan graduate, masters degree from Medill, NFL Insider for ESPN.

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By the end of today, every NFL training camp will be open, in session, with players having reported and preparing for Wednesday’s practices.

Mega merger: Hollywood entertainment agency ICM Partners has acquired football agency Select Sports Group. ICM reps Samuel L. Jackson, Regina King, Chris Rock, Ellen DeGeneres, John Cena, J Cole & Khalid; SSG reps Kyler Murray, Andy Dalton, Taysom Hill, Bradley Chubb, others.

Lamar Jackson is not practicing today in a COVID-related case the league still is trying to process, per @jamisonhensley  and me. Jackson, who tested positive on Thanksgiving, had another test that NFL officials flagged. NFL now going through science, and Ravens awaiting answers.

Deshaun Watson is on the field for the Texans’ first training camp practice.

Before the 49ers practice begins today, No. 3 overall pick Trey Lance signed his four-year, $34.1 million fully-guaranteed contract.

Jets’ first-round pick Zach Wilson is signing his fully-guaranteed, four-year contract projected to be worth, $35.1 million, including a signing bonus of approximately $22.9 million.

Aaron Rodgers’ reworked deal now is signed, per sources. Here are the “on paper” concessions in the new contract: 🏈2023 year is voided. 🏈Forfeiture provisions were removed from the contract, preventing the Packers from pursuing prorated portions of Rodgers’ signing bonus.

With fans in attendance at all 32 training camps today, the Colts, Patriots, Saints and Washington Football Team will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations at their sites.


2020 has been fired, per sources.

Patriots’ HC Bill Belichick will not be traveling to Washington nor accepting the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he announced today.

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Detroit is dealing QB Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for two future first-round picks, a third-round pick and QB Jared Goff, per sources. Two former No. 1 overall picks trading places in the first blockbuster NFL trade of 2021.

After the Texans’ latest loss today, J.J. Watt was asked how he and his team would be able to bounce back next week. His answer is required watching for many.

Reigning MVP Aaron Rodgers is so disgruntled with the Green Bay Packers that he has told some within the organization that he does not want to return to the team, league and team sources told ESPN on Thursday. More on NFL Live now....

Chiefs and QB Patrick Mahomes have reached agreement on a 10-year -- 10-year! -- contract extension that ties him to Kansas City through the 2031 season, league sources tell ESPN.

Trade, pending physical: Patriots are trading TE Rob Gronkowski and a seventh-round pick to the Buccaneers for a fourth-round pick, source tells ESPN.