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Adam Schefter divulges what Tom Brady’s agent told him after he prematurely broke Brady’s retirement news


When it comes to breaking NFL news, there is non better than Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Not only is Schefter almost always first on big news, but he is accurate.

Well, even the best have a slip up every now and then and that is what happened to Schefter when he prematurely broke the Tom Brady retirement news back in January.

Following Schefter breaking the news that Brady was going to retire from the National Football League, he got a call from Brady’s agent, Don Yee.

During his appearance this week on “Pardon My Take,” Schefter divulged what Yee told him on that phone call.

From 97.1 The Ticket:

“The first contact I had with Don Yee was afterwards,” Schefter said. “When he called, he said – and my wife was in the office – and I haven’t talked about this before, but I’m in my office, it’s a Saturday afternoon, there was a snowstorm in New York, wife is sitting there, Don Yee calls and said “why would you not call me in advance?’ I said, ‘I did call you, multiple times, left messages, never heard back from you.’ He said, ‘I have a statement I want to read to you.’ Now, when he said that, I will say I thought OK, what have we got here? What’s this statement going to be?”

This sounds like a case of wanting to be first rather than accurate.

*Been there, done that!

Written by W.G. Brady

W.G. Brady is a Detroit-based journalist who has been covering the Detroit sports scene for Detroit Sports Nation for several years. He is in his early 30s and has a wealth of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, W.G. has established himself as a respected and knowledgeable journalist known for his in-depth coverage of the teams and athletes in Detroit. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for sports, W.G. has become a go-to source for fans and readers looking for the latest news and analysis on the Detroit sports scene. He has a good reputation in the sports community and is respected for his unbiased coverage of sports events. W.G. is known for his ability to uncover hidden stories and provide unique perspectives on the teams and athletes he covers. He has a good understanding of the city of Detroit and its sports culture, which he uses to inform his reporting and analysis. He continues to be a respected journalist in the Detroit sports industry.

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