Deshaun Watson is suspended for 6 games over sexual misconduct
Deshaun Watson's situation has finally been clarified.
Sue Robinson, a retired federal judge, has handed down a six-game suspension to Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield.
who was accused of sexual misconduct by more than 20 female massage therapists, according to Adam Schefter.
Watson has reached civil settlements with 23 of the 24 accusers who have sued him, with three more settlements announced on Sunday.
The Houston Texans, Watson's former team, settled lawsuits with 30 of his accusers in July.
Terms of the settlements were undisclosed.
The NFLPA announced on Sunday that they had no plans to appeal Robinson's decision and urged the NFL to do the same.
“In advance of Judge Robinson’s decision, we wanted to reiterate the facts of this proceeding,” the union said in a statement
"First and foremost, we have fully cooperated with every NFL investigation and provided the most comprehensive set of information
A former Federal Judge — appointed jointly by the NFLPA and NFL — held a full and fair hearing
...has read thousands of pages of investigative documents and reviewed arguments from both sides impartially.
Accusers had repeatedly accused Watson of lurid, unwanted sexual behavior.
Watson did not face criminal charges pertaining to the allegations, and has vehemently denied any non-consensual sexual contact with his accusers.
Watson sat out all of last season, with pay, as these allegations lingered and he otherwise wanted a split from the Texans.