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Sport Report: Punishment for Browns' Deshaun Watson expected to be announced Monday

01:51  01 august  2022
01:51  01 august  2022 Source:   yardbarker.com

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  Watson Reports to Browns Training Camp While Awaiting Ruling The three-time Pro Bowler showed up with the rest of Cleveland’s quarterbacks despite not knowing his status for the 2022 season. Editors’ note: This story contains accounts of sexual assault. If you or someone you know is a survivor of sexual assault, contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673 or at https://www.rainn.org.The Browns rookies and quarterbacks reported to CrossCountry Mortgage Campus for training camp on Friday. Among the team’s group of signal callers was Deshaun Watson, despite not currently knowing h Watson is waiting for a ruling from Sue L.

The Cleveland Browns are still unsure how long they will be without Deshaun Watson, although there's little doubt that a suspension is on the way for the quarterback. The team will get its answer to that question soon, as Jonathan Jones of CBS says a punishment from retired judge Sue L. Robinson is expected to be announced Monday.

Jul 28, 2022; Berea, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) walks off the field during training camp at CrossCountry Mortgage Campus. © Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports Jul 28, 2022; Berea, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) walks off the field during training camp at CrossCountry Mortgage Campus.

According to Jones, the NFL is pushing for an indefinite suspension for Watson.

Watson, 26, has been accused of sexual misconduct, including allegations of assault, stemming from visits with dozens of massage therapists. Two grand juries declined to indict Watson earlier this year, and he has settled at least 20 of 24 lawsuits filed against him.

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Earlier in 2022, Watson was traded by the Houston Texans to the Browns and signed a five-year, $230 million with his new team. Last year, Watson sat out the entire 2021 season after the allegations surfaced.

In June and July, Robinson heard arguments from Watson, the NFL and the NFL Players Association. The NFLPA and Watson's legal team reportedly intend to challenge the punishment in federal court if he's suspended for a year or longer.

Watson spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Texans.

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