New Report Emerges On Potential Settlement Between NFL, Deshaun Watson
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League commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL have appealed for the suspension of Deshan Watson's first six matches.
And the Cleveland Browns are looking for a more harsh punishment for the quarterback.
Goodell says the NFL wants at least one full-season suspension for the 26-year-old QB.
Of course, Watson and Brown are hoping to stay as close to the original sentence as possible.
According to a recent report by Mike Florio of NBC's ProFootballTalk,
A settlement agreement between Watson and the NFL is "not out of the question."
On Thursday, the Associated Press reported that Watson's camp would be prepared to accept an eight-game suspension and a $5 million fine.
But judging by Goodell's recent comments on the matter -
It's hard to imagine the NFL accepting that deal — calling Watson's actions "serious" and violent.
Over the past year, Watson collected 24 civil cases of alleged sexual misconduct stemming from massage therapy sessions with 24 different women.
He settled 20 of these 24 cases in court.
Former New Jersey Attorney General Peter Harvey is overseeing the NFL's appeals,
Which challenges the original decision made by Judge Sue L. Robinson.
Watson is due to start in the Browns' preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars later this evening