Browns QB Deshaun Watson’s listening to earlier than disciplinary officer will start Tuesday

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s listening to earlier than disciplinary officer Sue Robinson, collectively appointed by the NFL and NFL Gamers Affiliation, begins on Tuesday, NFL Community’s Tom Pelissero reported on Saturday.

Watson is going through potential self-discipline from the NFL, which is independently investigating whether or not he violated the league’s personal-conduct coverage after Watson was accused of sexual assault and misconduct throughout therapeutic massage periods.

It was introduced final Tuesday that Watson had reached confidential settlements with 20 of the 24 ladies who’ve filed civil lawsuits alleging he dedicated sexual misconduct.

Watson has beforehand denied any wrongdoing and maintained any intercourse with the ladies was consensual. Two grand juries in Texas have declined to indict Watson on prison complaints filed by 10 ladies.

Watson met with league investigators in Could.

“I met with the NFL a pair weeks in the past, and I did every part they requested me to do, I answered each query honestly that the NFL requested me,” Watson informed Browns reporters on June 14. “I spent hours with the folks they introduced down, and that is all I can do is simply be sincere and inform them precisely what occurred. I do know they’ve a job and so I’ve to respect that, and that is what we needed to do is cooperate. They should decide that is for the league.”

Watson has not performed in an NFL recreation for the reason that 2020 season when he was with the Houston Texans. Watson sat out the 2021 season after he requested a commerce out of Houston earlier than allegations of sexual misconduct first surfaced in March 2021.

The Browns traded for Watson in March 2022 and signed him to a five-year, $230 million absolutely assured contract.