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Adam Schefter says he regrets emailing story to Washington Football Team for approval

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It is absolutely a common and often beneficial practice to “run information past sources” before publishing a story. And while the obsequious tone of the email is off-putting, some of it is clearly joking, and the rest can be chalked up to source-building. But sending a full draft to a source before your employer, and framing it all as fair game? That is far beyond normal practice, and a revealing look at how NFL scoops are driven by front offices.

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