ESPN's NFL Insider Adam Schefter joins The Woj Pod to discuss his new book, "The Man I Never Met," a memoir on his family, love and his football reporting life. They also discuss Tom Brady and the Patriots. 1:11: If the Patriots could have a do-over, would they have kept Jimmy Garoppolo? 3:33: How much patience did Garoppolo have left to wait behind Tom Brady? 5:59: The similarities between Garoppolo and James Harden as each became a star upon getting their own team. 8:17: The backstory behind Schefter’s memoir ‘The Man I Never Met’ about his wife’s late husband, Joe Maio, who died in the 9/11 attacks. 14:17: Schefter’s honesty and transparency throughout the book about his personal life. 16:37: The benefits of having Michael Rosenberg as a co-author and how he helped shape the book. 18:35: The responsibility of telling such a personal story and his wife’s approval of the book. 22:40: Schefter including intimate details of his dating life from before meeting his wife. 24:03: How Schefter’s wife has come to terms with the rigorous time demands of his career. 26:04: What Schefter learned about Joe through writing and reporting the book.
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Adrian Wojnarowski, the most dominant force in NBA reporting, brings you inside the league with The Woj Pod. Woj is probing the biggest newsmakers in the sport – from the commissioner, to general managers, coaches and star players – to bring listeners inside the processes, personas and stories that impact the NBA. Beyond longer sit-down interviews in our New York studios, Woj will deliver real-time podcasts with league personnel built around breaking news.