Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 3/5/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 16: Offensive tackle Levi Brown #75 of the Arizona Cardinals attempts to bnlock Scott Fujita #55 of the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Louisana Superdome on January 16, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints won 45-14. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

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 which paid players for intentionally injuring the opposition, specifically geared toward quarterbacks. Fujita, an NFLPA member and well-renowned philanthropist, may find himself in a tough position as he was one of the individuals who went to bat for the players during the recent lockout, aiming to improve health benefits beyond the field of play.

The 32-year-old linebacker played in New Orleans between 2006-2009 and was named Saints “Man of the Year” in 2009 due to his work with variable charities.

It is anticipated that additional player names will bubble up as this situation unfolds. Additional details are assured to follow.

[Related: Bounties are wrong, but it doesn’t really bother me that much]

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