Found July 24, 2012 on Phins Phocus:
Last night I had the pleasure of having dinner with ESPN’s Adam Schefter in New York City. It was quite the experience for me as a blogger and football fan. Adam Schefter the person was just as impressive as Adam Schefter the reporter. There were many stories that were exchanged over the evening most off the record and there was the occasional argument over different player’s values in fantasy football this year. A big take away from my night was that there is a lot of information exchanging behind the scenes around the NFL. Schefter explained to me how he has come along in his career as a young reporter in Denver early on trying to get as many stories as possible into the insider he is today we he believes in collaborating with the different organizations to help build a strong relationship where information exchanged can benefit both parties. For those young bloggers out there or those striving to get to the next level in the media, much to my surprise Schefter was surprisingly...

Report: Chiefs, Dontari Poe are “not close” to getting a deal done

Getty Images According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via, the Kansas City Chiefs and first round pick Dontari Poe are “not close” to getting a deal done. “Chiefs and Dontari Poe, the 11th overall pick, right now are not close,” said Schefter, via  ”The next 24 hours are said to be critical to getting a deal done and typically both sides...

Report: Detroit Lions Cut Cornerback Aaron Berry

According to a report by Adam Schefter of ESPN on Twitter this morning, the Lions have finally decided to part ways with cornerback Aaron Berry who has consistently found himself on the wrong side of the law this offseason. The … Continue reading →

Panthers trade Jeff Otah to the Jets

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Carolina Panthers have traded offensive tackle Jeff Otah to the New York Jets for an undisclosed pick. Otah is a very good tackle when he’s healthy.  He’s currently going into the final year of his contract and the Panther likely weren’t going to re-sign him anyway.

Falcons lose Lofa Tatupu for the season

Getty Images According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Atlanta Falcons linebacker Lofa Tatupu will miss the entire 2012 season with a torn pectoral muscle.  The injury was sustained while working out last week. This could be the end of Tatupu’s career.  He decided not to play in 2011 and rest his body after being cut by the Seahawks.

Report: Browns close to signing Brandon Weeden

Getty Images According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cleveland Browns are “on the verge” of signing first round pick, quarterback Brandon Weeden. With running back Trent Richardson getting signed last night, it’s almost certain that Weeden will get signed today.

Lions cut Aaron Berry after second arrest

Getty Images According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Detroit Lions have cut cornerback Aaron Berry after being arrested for assault and DUI this offseason. This doesn’t come as a surprise since Berry isn’t a big name like Nick Fairley.  I’d be surprised if Berry gets picked up by anyone.  
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