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Linebacker Scott Fujita called it a career Monday, after signing a one-day contract so he can officially retire a member of the New Orleans Saints.
Fujita, 33, spent four of his eleven NFL seasons with the Saints. During that time in New Orleans, Fujita played in two NFC Championship games and won Super Bowl XLIV against the Indianapolis Colts. He also spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Browns.
“I’ve been fortunate to play in this league for a long time and for some great organizations, but there is no doubt that my times spent in New Orleans were some of the best years of my life,” Fujita told the team’s website.
“The way the team and the community embraced us when we first arrived, and the way they continue to do so, even today, shows how deep this connection is. I’m honored to be a part of this organization and so proud to retire as a New Orleans Saint.”
The former fifth-round selection recorded 598 tackles, 23.5 sacks, eleven forced fumbles and ...
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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 time in Cleveland will be marred by his lack of play due to injury and unfortunately...
Many moons ago I happened to be living right outside of San Francisco when Joe Montana retired. I had nothing to do and had the means to get into the city so I went to the ceremony. I'll never forget it--this guy passed around a parody of some song pretty much praising Joe. When we sang it (we were right next to the stage) he looked over and commented--very cool.
Scott Fujita has been a very good football player for many years since being drafted in the 5th round by the Chiefs way back in 2002, but has been battling a neck injury he suffered during the week 5 game last season while with the Browns. He was placed on season ending injured reserve shortly after that injury and is possibly looking to have surgery in the near future.
Veteran linebacker Scott Fujita announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday.Fantasy Spin:He signed a one-day contract with New Orleans to finish his career as a Saint. Fujita, who spent his last three seasons with Cleveland, collected 767 tackles, 23.5 sacks and seven interceptions during his 11-year career.
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