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Adam Schefter Addresses Email Scandal: 'It Was a Step too Far'

ESPN's Adam Schefter issued a statement on Wednesday addressing his emails sent to then-Washington Football Team president Bruce Allen during the 2011 NFL lockout.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Schefter sent a complete draft of an ESPN story to Allen for approval. The emails surfaced amid the league's investigation into workplace harassment allegations with the Washington Football Team.

“Please let me know if you see anything that should be added, changed, tweaked,” Schefter wrote in the email. “Thanks, Mr. Editor, for that and the trust. Plan to file this to espn about 6 am ….