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Emotional infancy defines NFL cut day

Emotional infancy defines NFL cut day By: Scott Fujita – Updated Aug 30, 2013 12:32 PM ET Video: Scott Fujita on NFL Cuts Over the next few days there are going to be a bunch of awkward semi bro-hugs in NFL locker rooms. And in some cases, no hug at all. In others, maybe a hand-shake. […]

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Team Gleason Experiment Peru

The Team Gleason Experiment Peru Post by Scott Fujita Team Gleason is in the memory-making business. As you probably noticed in Steve’s blog post Wednesday, he doesn’t do anything half-speed. Sure, ALS is a challenge. He can’t dive head first into a river like he once did. Or pull his own rip-cord after jumping out […]

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Acceptance by Example

Acceptance by Example, on the Field and at Home By SCOTT FUJITA; Published: March 23, 2013 My three young daughters, like most kids, are curious and ask a lot of questions. My wife and I are as open and honest with them as possible. But there’s one question I’m not prepared to answer: “Why aren’t […]

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Response to Open Letter…

Dear Mr. Fujita, I am writing to you today on not only on behalf of all Cleveland Browns fans, but also on behalf of fans of the NFL across the nation and the globe. I hope you take a minute to read my letter, if only to get a fan’s perception of the current labor negotiations […]

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What’s going to happen in the NFL?

I encourage everyone to view the links at the bottom of the page and share with anyone you think might be interested. We’re approaching the end of the current league year in the NFL, and if a new Collective Bargaining Agreement isn’t reached by midnight March 4, the players could be locked out. Translation: We can’t […]

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And the winner is…

So we’ve gotten some great input for my new jersey number. Some hilarious, some demanding, others pretty matter-of-fact. Here are some of the best pieces of commentary received: “99 might look super gross, unless you’re now a 3-4 OLB, go for it. Go out like you came in with 51.” “99 ’cause you can’t get […]

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Vote for my new jersey number…

I need everyone’s input for my new jersey number with the Browns. I know…just a number. But since I joined the team last month, everybody seems to have an opinion. So…it’s up to you! Primary possibilities are 99 and 51, but I think 59 can also be discussed. Let us know what you think! Comment […]

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When it hit me…

It’s been a few weeks now since we won the Super Bowl, and everywhere I go, someone will ask: “Has it hit you yet?” My typical response is more or less a “yes” with a brief explanation about how incredible everything has been…the parties, the parades, the fans, the moments shared with teammates, etc. And […]

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Super Bowl Diary: Game Day

Super Bowl Sunday, February 7, 2010 Time to Make it Happen “There are those that make it happen, those that watch it happen, and those that stand around and wonder what the hell happened.” — Drew Brees This will be my last entry before we take the field this evening for Super Bowl XLIV. Usually […]

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Super Bowl Diary: Day Six

Saturday, February 6, 2010 Won’t Be Long Now “Well, there is no denying it…I would love to be strapping it up with you fine gentlemen. Exhaust yourself and enjoy a victory for this city and for yourself. You control this thing. Be courageous, be smart, have fun” — 37 Steve Gleason, one of my favorite […]

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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