On the eve of Deshaun WatsonDuring the NFL hearing about its sexual misconduct allegations, the NFL informed Watson, the NFL Player’s Association, and Sue L. Robinson, the former federal judge who serves as the disciplinary officer, that it recommends that the Browns’ new quarterback gets indefinite suspension of at least one year.
Watson is accused of sexual misconduct by more than two dozen women and settled 24 civil lawsuits last week. Earlier on Monday, there were more lawsuits: filed against the Houston Texansthe team Watson played for while the allegations took place.
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Since the Cleveland Browns traded for Watson in MarchA suspension in 2022 was believed to be imminent, but questions were raised about the length of the sentence, as two Texas grand juries failed to press charges.
It is now clear that the NFL will demand an entire season for Watson’s penalty.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to news of Watson’s suspension on Monday.
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