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Following preseason debut, Deshaun Watson has no comment on his apology

Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, after months of proclaiming that he did nothing wrong, apologized to the women “impacted” by his behavior in an interview that was televised before his preseason debut on Friday night. After the game, Watson had nothing to add.Via Jake Trotter of ESPN.com, Watson declined to comment on his apology, or to [more]

Deshaun Watson plays three series, completes one pass for 7 yards

Deshaun Watson‘s night is over, and who knows when we will see him again.From what he showed Friday night, the Browns quarterback needs all the work he can get.Watson played three series Friday night, going 1-for-5 for 7 yards before Joshua Dobbs replaced him with 14:02 remaining in the second quarter. Jacoby Brissett, who is [more]

Deshaun Watson publicly apologizes to “the women I have impacted”

As rumors swirl of a potential settlement of the NFL’s effort to discipline Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, he finally has shown remorse toward the massage therapists who accused him of wrongdoing.“Look, I want to say that I’m truly sorry to all of the women that I have impacted in this situation,” Watson told Aditi Kinkhabwala [more]

Deshaun Watson is warming up, readying to start vs. Jaguars

It wasn’t a certainty that Deshaun Watson would get to play tonight, even after the Browns announced he would start against the Jaguars.But appeals officer Peter Harvey did not issue a ruling Friday on the NFL’s appeal of a six-game suspension for the quarterback. So, Watson is on the field, warming up with teammates in [more]

Is today the day Peter Harvey rules on the Deshaun Watson appeal?

Today could be the day that the NFL issues its final ruling in the Deshaun Watson case.Today probably will be the day, especially if hand-picked Roger Goodell surrogate Peter Harvey will be suspending Watson for a full year, effective immediately.The Browns play a preseason game tonight in Jacksonville. The Browns already have announced that Watson [more]

Report: Kyle Allen tested positive for COVID-19, will miss preseason opener

Texans quarterback Kyle Allen tested positive for COVID-19 Mark Berman of Fox 26 reports.The positive test kept Allen out of Thursday’s practice, and it will keep him home for the team’s first preseason game Saturday against the Saints.Texans coach Lovie Smith announced earlier in the night that Allen was out for “personal reasons.”Allen signed a [more]

For NFL, Deshaun Watson’s settlement proposal is surely too little, too late

With appeals officer Peter Harvey quite possibly poised to impose a lengthy suspension on Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson as soon as Friday, Watson’s camp has floated the notion of Watson accepting an eight-game suspension, along with a $5 million fine.The league has yet to offer any indication as to its position regarding Watson’s reported proposal. [more]

Report: Deshaun Watson would accept eight-game suspension, pay $5 million fine

As the NFL prepares to impose an unprecedented punishment on Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson for four instances of non-violent sexual assault, Watson has made a last-ditch effort to resolve the situation.According to Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press, Watson “would accept” an eight-game suspension and pay a $5 million fine to resolve the situation.We placed [more]

Texans sign B.J. Emmons

The Texans put running back Darius Anderson on injured reserve after he had knee surgery this week and they moved to replace him on the roster Thursday.The NFL’s daily transaction report brings word that the team has signed B.J. Emmons to their 90-man roster.Emmons was undrafted out of Florida Atlantic last year and he signed [more]

Texans voiding Adam Shaheen trade due to failed physical

Earlier this week, the Texans agreed to acquire tight end Adam Shaheen from the Dolphins.Now that deal is off.Multiple reports indicate Shaheen failed his physical due to a preexisting knee condition. That means Shaheen will revert back to Miami’s roster.Though he failed the physical, Shaheen has not missed any time during Dolphins training camp.Shaheen and [more]

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

As the Miranda warnings explain, Anything you say can and will be used against you. That concept applies in plenty of other legal contexts and settings.When it comes to the blunt, candid comments made by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday regarding Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, a question has emerged as to whether Goodell’s remarks [more]

Browns announce they plan to start Deshaun Watson on Friday

The Browns announced they plan to start Deshaun Watson in the preseason opener at Jacksonville on Friday. It’s now up to appeals officer Peter Harvey to determine if that will happen.The NFL wants an immediate suspension of Watson, and the NFLPA hasn’t ruled out the possibility as both sides wait for a ruling from Harvey. [more]

NFL wants immediate suspension of Deshaun Watson, NFLPA doesn’t rule it out

Earlier today, we raised the possibility of appeals officer Peter Harvey ruling in the next two days that Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson should be suspended for a full year, and that it should begin immediately. We have an update.Yes, the NFL has asked for a one-year suspension starting now. If implemented before Friday night, this [more]

Could Peter Harvey block Deshaun Watson from playing in the preseason?

As Peter Harvey ponders the NFL’s appeal of the six-game suspension imposed on Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, the league wants Watson to be banished for a full calendar year.Here’s an important question, if Harvey gives the NFL what it wants. (And there are plenty of reasons to think he will.) Will Watson be immediately suspended?It [more]

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