Adam Schefter reportedly being eyed by Caesars Sportsbook when ESPN contract expires
During a week when Adam Schefter’s journalistic ethics have come under scrutiny, the timing of a new rumor involving ESPN’s NFL insider is intriguing.
According to Front Office Sports’ Michael McCarthy and A.J. Perez, Caesars Sportsbook is eyeing the end of Schefter’s contract in 2022 and preparing to pursue the NFL reporter.
Such a high-profile hire would help the sports betting platform present itself as a media company in addition to a gambling enterprise, a perception Caesars has tried to create in recent months by hiring former ESPN personalities like Trey Wingo and Kenny Mayne. McCarthy and Perez also speculate that FanDuel and DraftKings could take a run at Schefter in an attempt to add an acclaimed NFL news-breaker.
These rumblings publicly circulating now raise the question of whether or …
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