Scott Fujita: I feel bad for Browns fans (Video)

Browns fans at Bengals Game Yesterday

In a recent appearance on FOX Sports 1’s “FOX Football Daily,” former Cleveland Browns linebacker discussed the state of Berea and the fans who are impacted by each decision made within it’s confines. In the wake of the open letter penned by Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and the firing of head coach Rob Chudzinski, Fujita

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Fujita: Richardson seemed to be disengaged, high-maintenance

It seems strange to say a fresh start is needed for someone who’s beginning his career, but that might be the case here. Guys get drafted all the time to places they just don’t want to be. I can’t speculate about what’s in any one person’s head, but when a player enters the league wearing

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Former Cleveland Brown Scott Fujita to join new FOX Sports 1 network

Former Browns and Saints linebacker Scott Fujita announced via twitter Monday that he would be joining the new FOX Sports 1 channel. Excited to join @FOXSports1 & @FFD. Will be talking about football & stuff. Will not be punk'd by @JayGlazer. And believe me, he'll try. — Scott Fujita (@sfujita55) August 12, 2013 According to

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D’Qwell Jackson, Chris Gocong and Eric Barton join Athlete Ally

Browns linebacker D’Qwell Jackson and former teammates Chris Gocong and Eric Barton have become ambassadors for Athlete Ally, an organization dedicated to ending homophobia in sports, the trio announced via press release on Friday. Per the release, the addition of these three new Athlete Ally Ambassadors is part of an ongoing effort to empower professional

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NFL News: Scott Fujita to retire as a New Orleans Saint

Scott Fujita’s career in Cleveland went out with a whimper as he missed significant time due to injury, but he apparently wanted to be remembered as a Saint anyway. Fujita reportedly signed a one-day deal with the team that he helped to win a Super Bowl so he could retire there. In the end, Fujita’s

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Neck injury could threaten Scott Fujita’s career

This weekend the Cleveland Browns were without Scott Fujita, and now we are hearing some grim news about the prospects of seeing him on the field ever again. Fujita has a neck injury that could be career-ending, and he may never play another game, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports. That news comes as a major surprise.

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NFL News: James-Michael Johnson “Looks Like He’s Ready to Go”

During his Friday afternoon press conference, Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur stated that linebacker James-Michael Johnson could make his first appearance since injuring his oblique in the team’s final preseason contest. “He had a very good week,” said Shurmur of the rookie linebacker. “I watched him pretty closely because he hasn’t been out here

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NFL News: Browns’ Fujita Will Meet Roger Goodell on Friday

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita will meet with commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday. With the topic being the veteran player’s involvement in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, it was originally reported that Fujita would speak with Goodell in a video conference last Tuesday. The league, however, opted not to proceed and requested a face-to-face

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NFL News: Browns’ Fujita Not Named in Bounty Affidavit

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita may be one step closer to having his name cleared in the New Orleans Saints bounty-based scandal that has permeated his life for the last several months. Per CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora, former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, in a signed affidavit turned over to the NFL as it prepared

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NFL News: Scott Fujita Speaks Out About Replacement Refs

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita played his first game of the season Sunday, and today decided to voice his displeasure about the replacement officials working the games. Fujita is a member of the NFLPA’s executive committee, and was part of the negotiations for the current CBA. [Related: What happened on D'Qwell Jackson's unnecessary roughness penalty]

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While We’re Waiting … Buckeyes Hold On, Braxton’s Crazy Run, Scott Fujita’s Playing Time, ‘Gangnam Style’

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While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Yikes. That game wasn’t pretty at all: “This isn’t supposed to happen. Not at Ohio Stadium. Not against 17-point underdogs. But Ohio State found

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Scott Fujita, Jordan Norwood Among Inactives For Browns Vs. Eagles

The Cleveland Browns have released their list of inactives for Sunday’s opener against the Philadelphia Eagles. Reports surfaced yesterday that newly reinstated linebacker Scott Fujita was unlikely to play, and that was made official Sunday morning. Along with Fujita, Usama Young and Trevin Wade are also inactive on the defensive side of the ball. The

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Scott Fujita ‘Unlikely’ To Play Sunday In Browns Opener, According To Report

Scott Fujita was granted new life on Friday afternoon when a judge overturned a three-game suspension handed out by Roger Goodell for the Saints bounty scandal. Fujita had been working out individually at Baldwin Wallace to stay in shape during his mandated time away from the team. Earlier on Friday, Pat Shurmur said, “I don’t see

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Saints Bounty-Based Suspensions Overturned in Appeal

Linebacker Scott Fujita may in fact get to suit up for the Cleveland Browns on Opening Day. From Sports Illustrated’s Jim Trotter, a three-member appeals panel has overturned the ruling that resulted in players being suspended in the New Orleans Saints bounty case. The panel overturned a ruling by NFL system arbiter Stephen Burbank that

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PFT: Fujita right to be optimistic about week 1

It seemed mysterious to everyone when Scott Fujita proclaimed he was optimistic about playing in the first week of the NFL season. Now Mike Florio from Pro Football Talk has come up with a theory that could explain that optimism. He discusses it in his video podcast PFT Live. What it boils down to is

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Shurmur: James-Michael Johnson Might Start for Fujita

Getting any kind of commitment from an NFL head coach prior to roster cutdowns is a miracle. This is not to criticize Pat Shurmur. There is a lot of football and a lot of moving pieces between now and the opening week against the Philadelphia Eagles. One piece that won’t be moving is Scott Fujita

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Browns vs. Lions – 1st Quarter Recap – Browns Starters Struggle

Brandon Weeden training camp throwing

The Browns faced the Lions in the GLC and the first quarter was certain to be the most interesting as Brandon Weeden and company would take most of their reps before departing. Here’s how it went. Brandon Weeden had a mixed first drive. He threw the ball to the ground a couple times and eventually

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Cleveland Browns Training Camp Report: 8/4/12

Buster Skrine-2

Update:Reports from Berea are that Gocong has a torn achilles and will have season ending surgery as early as Monday. The big story coming out of training camp today is obviously the injury of LB Chris Gocong. The injury occurred on a goal line 11-on-11 drill. Gocong was covering TE Jordon Cameron. Cameron and Gocong

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NFLPA Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Scott Fujita

The Associated Press is reporting that the NFL Player’s Union has filed a lawsuit on behalf of three suspended players, including Browns’ LB Scott Fujita- “The NFL said the action is an “improper attempt to litigate” and said there is “no basis for asking a federal court to put its judgment in place of the

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NFL News: Bounty Suspensions Upheld by Goodell

Cleveland Browns’ LB Scott Fujita had hoped that his suspension would be reduced through appeal. That will not be the case. CBS Sports is reporting that Roger Goodell has upheld the suspensions for all players involved in the Saints ‘Bounty Program’. Fujita, who was suspended for the first three games of this season without pay

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