: Deshaun Watson and the NFL reach a settlement for an 11-game suspension

by | Aug 22, 2022 | Stock Market

Deshaun Watson has reached a settlement with the NFL and will serve an 11-game suspension as well as pay a $5 million fine, according to reports from the Associated Press and ESPN. Watson had previously been suspended for six games without pay for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy after 24 women accused him of sexual misconduct, but the NFL appealed that suspension hoping to suspend him indefinitely. The women say the misconduct occurred during several massage therapy appointments over the past several years while Watson was playing with the Houston Texans.

Watson’s first game is set to be the Browns’ game on Dec. 4 in Houston. See also: MoviePass relaunch: The controversial movie-going platform is coming back Watson’s original six game suspension was handed down by independent arbitrator Sue L. Robinson, a former federal judge jointly appointed by the league and players union. Robinson said Watson violated the league’s personal conduct policy after reviewing an investigation into his actions and called his behavior “egregious” and “predatory.”

At the owners’ meetings this earlier in August, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league’s aim of a yearlong ban was warranted following its in …

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