Rusty Deshaun Watson heavily booed on ugly preseason debut

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Deshaun Watson apologized ahead of his preseason debut with the Cleveland Browns, then was well received by opposing fans. Watson apologized on Friday “to all the women I made an impact” after being accused by two dozen women of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions. Potentially facing a one-year suspension, Watson has … Read more

Cleveland Browns’ Deshaun Watson, in interview, apologizes to ‘every woman I’ve impacted in this situation’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Cleveland Browns strategist Deshaun Watsonfor the first time, publicly apologized to women who accused him of sexual misconduct during massage sessions in an interview on Friday. “I want to say I’m so sorry for all the women I’ve impacted in this situation,” Watson said during a inside interview on the Browns pre-game … Read more

Cleveland Browns’ Deshaun Watson, in interview, apologizes to ‘every woman I’ve impacted in this situation’

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Cleveland Browns strategist Deshaun Watsonfor the first time, publicly apologized to women who accused him of sexual misconduct during massage sessions in an interview on Friday. “I want to say I’m so sorry for all the women I’ve impacted in this situation,” Watson said during a inside interview on the Browns pre-game … Read more

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says evidence calls for at least one-year suspension for Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league is seeking a tougher penalty for Deshaun Watson because the quarterback’s actions were “flagrant” and “predatory behavior.” Last week, the NFL officially appealed Watson’s six-game suspension, which was rendered by NFL Disciplinary Officer Sue. L Robinson earlier this month. At a league meeting called … Read more

NFLPA responds to call from NFL’s Deshaun Watson

The NFLPA was given two business days to file a brief in response to the NFL’s requests. Deshaun Watson call. The union has, as expected, followed up on the filing of a memorandum in response (Twitter link). This matter now falls to the appeal appointee, Peter Harvey, who Roger Goodel designated to hear the appeal … Read more

Browns QB Deshaun Watson suspended for 6 games

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games on Monday for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy following accusations by two dozen women in Texas of sexual misconduct during treatment for massage, in what a disciplinary officer called behavior “more egregious than any previously reviewed by the NFL. Watson, who played four seasons … Read more

Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson suspended 6 games for violating NFL personal conduct policy

Cleveland Browns strategist Deshaun Watson will serve a six-game suspension for violating the league’s personal conduct policy following accusations of sexual misconduct, disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson said Monday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter . Watson will not be fined, the source told Schefter. Robinson’s full 15-page conclusion stated that although Watson violated the … Read more

Ruling in Cleveland Browns QB Deshaun Watson disciplinary case expected Monday, sources say

Sue L. Robinson, the disciplinary officer jointly appointed by the NFL and the players’ union, is expected to render a decision Monday on whether Cleveland Browns strategist Deshaun Watson violated the league’s personal conduct policy following accusations of sexual misconduct, sources have confirmed to ESPN. If Robinson, a former U.S. District Judge, imposes a penalty, … Read more