(In addition to being a splendid football player, Fujita is also spokesperson and benefactor to Gulf Restoration Network, one of Levees.org’s strongest allies.)
For this concession, Goodell announced that Fujita’s three-game suspension would be reduced to one. The one-game suspension was meted out because Goodell was “surprised and disappointed” that Fujita did not confront and challenge his superior.
The next day, Fujita replied swiftly and strongly saying, “ I am now purportedly being suspended for failing to confront my former defensive coordinator for his inappropriate use of language. This seems like an extremely desperate attempt to punish me.“
I agree with Fujita’s assessment, and never doubted the integrity of this extraordinary man.
I would have written about this turn of events much sooner, but on Tuesday and Wednesday, as this news unfolded, I was traveling to and from a birthday party for a beloved relative’s 80th birthday party and missed the news.
Note: in the photo, Scott Fujita towers above me, even though I am 5’4” and wearing my tallest heels.
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