Roger Goodell’s strong comments about Deshaun Watson could be used against the NFL in federal court

Roger Goodell’s strong comments about Deshaun Watson could be used against the NFL in federal court

Getty Images As the Miranda Warnings explain, Anything you say can and will be used against you. This concept applies in many other legal contexts and environments. When it comes to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s blunt, candid comments Tuesday about Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, the question is whether Goodell’s remarks will be repeated by the … Read more

Roger Goodell: Deshaun Watson’s behavior was ‘outrageous’, ‘predatory’

Roger Goodell: Deshaun Watson’s behavior was ‘outrageous’, ‘predatory’

Editor’s note: This story contains reports of sexual assault. If you or someone you know is a sexual assault survivor, contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 or at https://www.rainn.org NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell called Deshaun Watson‘s behavior “outrageous” and “predatory” on Tuesday in response to a question about the league’s appeal against a … Read more

Kareem Hunt Makes a Contract Stand; Deshaun Watson helps unite the team: what happened on Day 9 of Browns training camp

Kareem Hunt Makes a Contract Stand;  Deshaun Watson helps unite the team: what happened on Day 9 of Browns training camp

BEREA, Ohio – Kareem Hunt had a very eventful 27th birthday. Shortly after the end of training, it became known that Hunt had suspended team exercises at the training camp due to a contract dispute. He wants an extension, he first told cleveland.com in June, and has made his feelings known by only attending single … Read more

The NFLPA believes Deshaun Watson will play in the first week, but it remains highly unlikely

The NFLPA believes Deshaun Watson will play in the first week, but it remains highly unlikely

USA TODAY sports While the NFL’s appeal to the NFL regarding the six-game suspension imposed on Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson is headed for an “accelerated” (by rule) resolution, the NFL Players Association appears to be attempting every possible leverage for one create settlement. That effort includes getting some in the media to believe that Watson … Read more

NFLPA responds to Deshaun Watson’s appeal

NFLPA responds to Deshaun Watson’s appeal

The NFLPA had two business days to submit a brief response to the NFL Deshaun Watson appeal. As expected, the union submitted a reply (Twitter shortcut). This matter now goes to appeal candidate Peter Harvey, who Roger Goodell destined to hear the League’s appeal. Harvey helped the NFL craft its personal conduct policy, and the … Read more

Deshaun Watson has rejected an NFL settlement offer that would have suspended him for less than a year, the report said

Deshaun Watson has rejected an NFL settlement offer that would have suspended him for less than a year, the report said

With the NFL now appealing Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension, there’s a very real chance his punishment will get worse in the coming weeks. The NFL originally wanted Watson suspended for at least a year, and now the league will be looking to actually make that happen, the statement said CBS Sports NFL insider Jonathan Jones. … Read more

Deshaun Watson has turned down the NFL’s settlement offer that would have suspended him for less than a year

Deshaun Watson has turned down the NFL’s settlement offer that would have suspended him for less than a year

With the NFL now appealing Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension, there’s a very real chance his punishment will get worse in the coming weeks. The NFL originally wanted Watson suspended for at least a year, and now the league will be looking to actually make that happen, the statement said CBS Sports NFL insider Jonathan Jones. … Read more

Agent’s Take: Dissect and try to understand the Deshaun Watson Disciplinary Case

Agent’s Take: Dissect and try to understand the Deshaun Watson Disciplinary Case

The long-awaited decision whether Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson violated the NFL’s code of conduct was made Monday by Disciplinary Commissioner Sue L. Robinson, appointed jointly by the NFL and NFLPA. Watson’s case was the first under a revised NFL collective agreement process in which Commissioner Roger Goodell is no longer the sole arbiter for the … Read more

NFL appeals Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension

NFL appeals Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension

The NFL appealed Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension Wednesday, a league spokesman said. The league is appealing the sentence imposed Monday by a third-party disciplinary officer following a hearing into allegations that Watson engaged in sexual coercion and lewd behavior on two dozen women he hired for massages. The NFL is seeking an … Read more

Deshaun Watson: NFL to appeal Cleveland Browns quarterback’s six-game suspension

Deshaun Watson: NFL to appeal Cleveland Browns quarterback’s six-game suspension

The National Football League will appeal Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s six-game suspension, the league said on Wednesday. [Original story, published at 3 p.m. ET] Attorney Tony Buzbee, who appeared on ESPN’s “First Take,” attacked the investigation, saying he hopes the NFL will appeal the case, but his clients are upset and disappointed by a … Read more