Writing

One Month Burpee Challenge

One month Burpee challenge… Monday: 25’s for time (2 min rest betw sets) + Trail run at end Wk 1- 1×25 Wk 2- 2×25 Wk 3- 3×25 Wk 4- 4×25 Tuesday: Burpees with box jumps (1 min rest betw sets) Wk 1- 5×5 Wk 2- 6×6 Wk 3- 7×7 Wk 4- 8×8 Wednesday: __ Rounds […]

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Michael Sam, Jason Collins paving the way for a better workplace, world

Michael Sam, Jason Collins paving the way for a better workplace, world by Scott Fujita; February 25, 2014 Who cares? What’s the big deal? Why are we even talking about this stuff? These are a few of the questions that have been asked in the wake of Michael Sam’s historic, groundbreaking announcement. Or as Jason Collins prepared […]

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Vikings make splendid call

Fujita: Vikings make splendid call tabbing Zimmer as coach By: Scott Fujita; January 16, 2014 Any NFL club who had a head coaching vacancy at the end of the 2013 season and didn’t at least bring in Mike Zimmer for an interview failed its players and fans. That’s how good this coach is. That’s not […]

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Getting behind childhood cancer fight

Getting behind childhood cancer fight Updated Sep 28, 2013 5:57 PM ET September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I was not aware of this until just last year. I also wasn’t aware of the fact that close to 0 percent of pharmaceutical company research dollars are spent on childhood cancer research as compared to over 60 […]

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Inside the art of the Browns’ deal

Inside the art of the Browns’ deal Updated Sep 20, 2013 1:53 PM ET Like most people, I was shocked to hear the Browns had traded Trent Richardson, the third overall pick of the 2012 draft, to the Indianapolis Colts. I didn’t think much could surprise me in this league anymore, but you just don’t see […]

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Would I Let My Son Play Football?

Would I Let My Son Play Football? By  SCOTT FUJITA; Published: September 17, 2013 In 1987, shortly after I turned 8, I began to lobby my parents for a chance to play tackle football. My father was the coach of a high school freshman team, so in a way, I had been raised around the […]

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How the NFL became a passing league

How the NFL became a passing league Updated Sep 13, 2013 11:29 AM ET It’s a passing league, but balance still wins. Gone are the days of the hard-nosed, old-school head coaches and offensive play-callers who preached toughness and 3 yards and a cloud of dust. If you don’t believe it, just look at the numbers […]

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They Were Right: I Miss the Game

They Were Right: I Miss the Game By SCOTT FUJITA; Published: September 9, 2013 During my career, it seemed like every retired player who visited one of my football teams said some variation of the same thing: “Never take it for granted. What I wouldn’t give to suit up and hear the crowd roar just […]

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Not hard to be a Saint in this city

FOX Sports Exclusive Not hard to be a Saint in this city Updated Sep 6, 2013 1:17 PM ET Like a lot people, I spent a few minutes that afternoon staring at a TV set from a comfortable, air-conditioned living room somewhere, thinking to myself: “Thank God I’m not one of those people.” Then I changed […]

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Mixed Feelings Over N.F.L. Concussion Settlement

Mixed Feelings Over N.F.L. Concussion Settlement By: SCOTT FUJITA; Published: September 2, 2013 I expected a settlement to come at some point. What I didn’t expect was to feel so oddly conflicted about it. Last Thursday, the N.F.L. and the more than 4,500 plaintiffs involved in a consolidated concussion lawsuit agreed to settle their differences […]

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About

Scott Fujita

Scott Fujita was born in Ventura, California on April 28, 1979. He was a three-sport standout at Rio Mesa High School in Oxnard, CA before heading to the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated with Honors in Political Science and earned a Masters degree in Education.

Fujita has played in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys, New Orleans Saints and Cleveland Browns. Read more