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AP sources: NFL insists on indefinite suspension for Watson

Jun. 28, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

The NFL insisted on an indefinite suspension while Deshaun Watson’s legal team argued there’s no basis for that punishment as both sides presented their cases in front of a retired judge in Delaware on Tuesday, two people in attendance told The Associated Press. The hearing will...

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. ...

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 star Garrett keeping open mind about Deshaun Watson

Jun. 01, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Aware of the public's perception, Myles Garrett has made up his own mind about Deshaun Watson. Garrett has focused on how the embattled quarterback has conducted himself with the team since joining the Browns while facing serious legal consequences and possible...

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 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...

AP source: Browns QB Watson to meet with NFL reps in Texas

May. 16, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — NFL officials will meet this week with Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson as the league continues to investigate whether he violated its personal conduct policy, a person familiar with the plans told The Associated Press on Monday. Watson, who is facing 22...