Cleveland Browns QB Ruling Deshawn WatsonA disciplinary hearing is scheduled for Monday, NFL Network insider Tom Pelissero reported Sunday afternoon.
Watson’s three-day hearing before former U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson Conclusion A brief post-mortem hearing from Watson and NFL representatives was filed the week of July 11.
Appeals of decisions will be handled by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell or his designee. 2020 Collective Agreementbut NFLPA is statement Sunday, preceding Robinson’s ruling to uphold her decision regardless of the outcome.
The NFLPA has ended its statement asking the NFL to do the same.
Before a disciplinary hearing in late June, Watson agreed: confidential settlement Twenty of the 24 women who filed civil lawsuits claimed he had committed sexual misconduct during massage sessions.
Watson denied the allegations. Two Texas Grand Juries refused to prosecute Watson on criminal charges filed by ten women.
Watson has not appeared in an NFL game since the 2020 season with the Houston Texans. Watson asked the team for a trade during the offseason before the first allegations of sexual misconduct were filed in March 2021.
texans sued In a lawsuit filed on June 27, 30 women claimed the organization enabled them to cheat while on Watson’s team. The woman’s attorney confirmed she reached all 30 on July 15. confidential settlement with the team.
Brown traded He moved to Watson in March, signing a five-year, fully guaranteed deal worth $230 million.
Watson reported to the team’s training camp on July 22 and is in full attendance while the NFL and NFLPA await Robinson’s decision.