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In the Deshaun Watson appeal, will Peter Harvey give the NFL anything other than what the NFL wants?

Getty Images Commissioner Roger Goodell has decided not to personally handle the appeal of the Deshaun Watson suspension, even though the Commissioner had the power to do so under the Personal Conduct Policy. He has instead delegated the matter to former New Jersey Attorney General Peter Harvey. There’s no specific deadline for Harvey to issue …

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Deshaun Watson: NFL to appeal Cleveland Browns' quarterback six game suspension

Deshaun Watson: NFL to appeal Cleveland Browns’ quarterback six game suspension

On Monday, Watson was suspended without pay for the first six games of this season for violating the NFL’s personal conduct policy in private meetings with massage therapists while he was with the Houston Texans. The NFL had asked Sue L. Robinson, the former judge hired by the NFL and its players union to decide …

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Why sources and legal experts expect NFL to appeal Deshaun Watson's suspension

Why sources and legal experts expect NFL to appeal Deshaun Watson’s suspension

Judge Sue L. Robinson, the jointly appointed NFL disciplinary officer, issued a lengthy ruling on Monday explaining her legal reasoning for why she suspended Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson for six games, a punishment stemming from him allegedly engaging in a disturbing pattern of sexual misconduct involving female massage therapists. “Although this is the most …

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Browns QB Watson suspended 6 games, NFL weighs appeal

Browns QB Watson suspended 6 games, NFL weighs appeal

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games Monday after being accused by two dozen women in Texas of sexual misconduct during massage treatments, in what a disciplinary officer said was behavior “more egregious than any before reviewed by the NFL.” The punishment handed out by the game’s disciplinary officer, former federal judge …

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