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Deshaun Watson settles 20 civil suits, faces NFL suspension

Jun. 21, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s decision to settle 20 of 24 civil lawsuits for sexual misconduct may not dissuade the NFL from giving him a lengthy suspension, a person familiar with the league’s investigation told the Associated Press on Tuesday. ...

Deshaun Watson again denies sexual misconduct claims

Jun. 14, 2022 22:27 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The new lawsuits — and potential for more — against Deshaun Watson may have further damaged his image and swayed opinion about him. However, they've only deepened his resolve. The Cleveland Browns quarterback reiterated Tuesday that he never...

Browns excuse Mayfield from camp, Watson situation expands

Jun. 08, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson's complex legal situation has the Cleveland Browns in limbo and unclear about the quarterback's immediate future. They have a better handle on Baker Mayfield's. The team said Wednesday that Mayfield, who lost his job when the Browns...

Browns' Watson named in 24th lawsuit by massage therapists

Jun. 06, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A 24th woman filed a civil lawsuit Monday alleging sexual misconduct by Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, who is also awaiting possible discipline from the NFL. The latest lawsuit was filed in Houston by attorney Tony Buzbee, who is representing all 24...

Browns QB Watson facing lawsuit from 23rd massage therapist

May. 31, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Another massage therapist has filed a civil lawsuit against Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, raising the number of women who have accused him of sexual misconduct to 23. Attorney Tony Buzbee, who is representing all the women, filed the latest lawsuit...

Watson on field with Browns as legal storm swirls around QB

May. 25, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Deshaun Watson was impossible to miss in his orange jersey, pants and helmet — the one with “Watson” taped on the front just in case anyone wasn't sure. As he showed off his right arm with tight spirals, engaged in friendly trash talk, smiled and laughed...

Watson accuser felt 'scared' and threatened by Browns QB

May. 24, 2022 22:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the women accusing Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct while she gave him a massage said she felt threatened by a comment he made following a therapy session. Appearing on HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” Ashley...

Browns' Watson caps busy week as NFL investigation continues

May. 20, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson's week included meeting with NFL investigators and golf in the Bahamas with his new Browns teammates. Next week he'll be back on the field, and under more public scrutiny. Some of the women who have accused Cleveland's quarterback of...