Scott Fujita

#99LB,
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 250
Born:
College: California
Birth Place: Ventura, California
Draft: 2002 5th round (8th pick) by the
  • Former colleagues view Packers' Russ Ball as future NFL GM
    Packers Wire

    Former colleagues view Packers' Russ Ball as future NFL GM

    Former colleagues from the Kansas City Chiefs and New Orleans Saints see Russ Ball – the Green Bay Packers vice president of football operations and player finance and the secret weapon of Ted Thompson’s front office staff– as a future general manager in the NFL. The comments came from a revealing feature on Ball from Michael Cohen of PackersNews.com. “I’m surprised that he’s not a general manager in the NFL,” former Saints head coach Jim Haslett said. “There’s nothing that he hasn’t done to qualify him to be a successful general manager. He’s done it all.” Ball, 57, has been with the Packers since 2008. Before being hired by Thompson in Green Bay, Ball served 10 years with the Chiefs and six

  • Saints shows some love, restructure RT Zach Strief's contract
    Saints Wire

    Saints shows some love, restructure RT Zach Strief's contract

    The Saints were planning for the future when they selected OT Ryan Ramczyk 32nd overall last April, but on Friday, they let longtime veteran and current starter at right tackle Zach Strief know they still value his services. New Orleans restructured the 33-year-old’s contract, giving him an opportunity to earn an extra $1 million in 2017. The Saints upped Strief’s base salary by $700K, making him set to earn $1.7 million next season. His per-game roster bonus was also raised by $300K, from $1.4 million to $1.7 million, which increases his cap hit for 2017 to $6.1 million. 2017 will be Strief’s 12th season with the Saints, who drafted him in the seventh round back in 2006. He’s made 92 starts