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Scott Fujita: ‘What the hell are you doing, Roger?’

This week, there was quite the fallout from the players’ appeal meetings with Roger Goodell over the Saints bounty scandal. Each player walked out of the brief encounters firing away at Roger Goodell, including Browns linebacker Scott Fujita. The outspoken union leader spoke with Dave Zirin on SiriusXM and offered some more candid thoughts, describing

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While We’re Waiting… Cleveland Fans, the Morning After

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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. “We can’t keep clinging to the past. We are drunk on our sorrows, telling and retelling stories in a masochistic whirlpool of despair. People

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NFL to Allow Fujita et al to Appeal Bounty-based Suspension

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita and other players involved in the ongoing New Orleans Saints’ bounty program investigation will get their chance to appeal suspensions handed down by the NFL. Per reports, the league has set a June 18 date for Fujita, along with linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive ends Anthony Hargrove and Will Smith,

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Fujita suspension upheld as Goodell’s standing is confirmed

The first tactic to try and poke holes in Roger Goodell’s punishment of players for the Saints bounty program has failed. The first order was to try and claim that Roger Goodell didn’t have standing to punish players under the current form of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Specifically, the players were questioning whether the current

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NFL News: Browns’ Scott Fujita Appeals 3-Game Suspension

As expected, Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita has appealed a three-game suspension which had been handed down from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as a punishment for the player’s role in the New Orleans Saints bounty program. Fujita, along with former teammates Johnathan Vilma, Will Smith and Anthony Hargrove, were all given punishments of various lengths

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NFL News: Browns LB Scott Fujita Suspended Three Games

For his role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita has been handed a three-game suspension from the National Football League. In an interview with Sports Illustrated‘s Peter King, Fujita, a known philanthropist and well-respected veteran, said that while he contributed money for teammate performance and “big plays,” it was never

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Report: Goodell will “drop the hammer” on players involved in bounty scandal

According to the NFL Network’s Dan Hanzus, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has decided punishment of individual players associated with the Saints’ ‘bounty’ program is warranted. “In an appearance Tuesday on “The Rich Eisen Podcast,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said “evidence was clear that the players embraced it” in regard to the Saints’ pay-for-performance scheme. Goodell

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Browns

Browns fans shouldn’t pay for Saints bounty program

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As the New Orleans Saints scramble to make plans for Sean Payton’s year off from the game (possibly by talking to Bill Parcells) the players who played with the Saints from 2009 – 2011 wait for punishments to be handed down. As is the case with Scott Fujita and the Browns, they have to wait

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While We’re Waiting… Holmgren’s role, Thompson’s flaw and more gigantic Tribe minor league food

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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. “Perhaps the overall organizational strategy could have been amended to include the possibility of blowing up the future to land “one really talented player.”

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Roger Goodell drops the hammer on the Saints for Bountygate

All that was left was to find out the punishments. According to reports that are threatening to break Twitter as we speak, the punishments are harsh. Whether of not they are too harsh is for you to decide. Adam Schefter reports via twitter that the punishments are as follows: Saints head coach Sean Payton is

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Report: Browns LB Scott Fujita Implicated in Saints Bounty Allegations

Amidst the whirlwind of implications surrounding former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Greg Williams and a “bounty” program, we have a report that includes current Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports that Fujita is one of several players who had allegeldy obtained additional benefits as a part of the Saints much-discussed  program

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The Best Browns Since 1999 – Linebackers

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Inside linebacker hasn’t been a position of strength overall for the Browns since 1999.  They’ve had some solid players and some very good players, but they’ve lacked a superstar.  Still, in Browns fans minds the choices were pretty clear.  D’Qwell Jackson scored over 2700 first place votes while Andra Davis came in a distant second

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Cleveland Sports Quick Hitters

What do you do with those little pieces of news and information that really don’t warrant a full blown post? You bundle ‘em. I give you my Cleveland Sports Quick Hitters for the week- – Josh Cribbs is in the local news again, for comments about being sick of losing after the Cincinnati game. This

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Browns

Browns React to Fan Reaction

The frustration is alive and well.  I would call it paramount, but this football team we root for each and every Sunday between August and early January continues to surprise us all when it comes to ways in which a team finds itself on the losing side of the outcome ledger. And with the continually evolving

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NFL Injury Update: Browns Anticipate Return of Hillis, Fujita

One week after providing career-highs for Montario Hardesty, the Cleveland Browns believe that starting running back Peyton Hillis will join the team for their Week 8 game against the San Francisco 49ers. Hillis missed his second game this season after sustaining a hamstring injury during the team’s Week 6 loss in Oakland.  In his place,

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On the Bright Side, The Browns Defense

The Browns definitely missed Joe Haden yesterday.  Dimitri Patterson gave Raiders receivers a bit too much room and they made some catches in front of him.  That being said, the horror story that could have been written about the day the Browns were without Joe Haden wasn’t written because Patterson proved to be an adequate

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