Browns' Harris 'likely' needs season-ending knee surgery
Cleveland Browns starting center Nick Harris will likely need season-ending surgery on his right knee that was injured on the second play of the exhibition opener against Jacksonville on Friday night. Coach Kevin Stefanski didn't provide any details on Harris' injury or test results. “All of these injuries stink," Stefanski said Saturday on a Zoom call with reporters.news.yahoo.com
Watson apologizes, then struggles in Browns preseason debut
Deshaun Watson apologized before his preseason debut with the Cleveland Browns and then got an earful from opposing fans. Watson apologized Friday “to all the women I have impacted” after being accused by two dozen women of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions. Potentially facing a year-long suspension, Watson publicly expressed remorse and contrition for the first time since he was accused of sexually harassing or assaulting the women during therapy sessions in 2020 and 2021.news.yahoo.com
NFL appeals 6-game suspension for Browns quarterback Watson
The NFL is appealing a disciplinary officer’s decision to suspend Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson for six games for violating the league's personal conduct policy, giving Commissioner Roger Goodell or someone he designates authority to impose a stiffer penalty. Former federal judge Sue L. Robinson issued her ruling Monday after Watson was accused by two dozen women in Texas of sexual misconduct during massage treatments while he played for the Houston Texans. In her 16-page report, Robinson described Watson's behavior as “more egregious than any before reviewed by the NFL."news.yahoo.com
Browns QB Watson suspended 6 games, NFL weighs appeal
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games 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.”.
Deshaun Watson gets muted reaction at Browns' open practice
Deshaun Watson sprinted onto the field to a light round of cheers Saturday at the Cleveland Browns' first open practice of training camp. The noticeably muted reaction reflected the uncertainty surrounding Cleveland’s controversial new quarterback. Watson was the focal point as the Browns worked out in front of a near-capacity crowd at their suburban headquarters.news.yahoo.com
Lawyer: 30 women settle Watson-related claims against Texans
An attorney representing 30 women who have accused the Houston Texans of turning a blind eye to allegations that Deshaun Watson was sexually assaulting and harassing women during massage sessions says they have settled their legal claims against the team.
Deshaun Watson’s legal team set to face off versus NFL
The NFL insisted on an indefinite suspension while Deshaun Watson’s legal team argued there’s no basis for that punishment as both sides presented their cases in front of a retired judge in Delaware on Tuesday, two people in attendance told The Associated Press.
Deshaun Watson settles 20 civil suits, faces NFL suspension
A person familiar with the NFL's investigation tells The Associated Press that Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson's decision to settle 20 of 24 civil lawsuits filed against him for sexual misconduct may not dissuade the NFL from giving him a lengthy suspension.
Former Houston Texans star DeAndre Hopkins getting suspended 6 games for violating NFL’s PED policy, multiple reports say
Former Houston Texans star DeAndre Hopkins, now of the Arizona Cardinals, is getting suspended by the NFL for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs, according to multiple reports.
Browns unwilling to make Mayfield's messy situation worse
Already at odds with Baker Mayfield, the Cleveland Browns are choosing not to get into a public fight with him. No longer part of Cleveland's future, Mayfield is not participating in the team's voluntary offseason program as the team tries to work out a trade to get rid of the 2018 No. 1 overall draft pick. On Wednesday, coach Kevin Stefanski was reluctant to address the polarizing QB at all.news.yahoo.com
Trade for Watson ends up costing Browns a little more
The price for Deshaun Watson went up for the Cleveland Browns in 24 hours. Cleveland's trade for the legally entangled quarterback became official Sunday, when the Browns finalized the complex deal and released statements from owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam explaining their decision to add him to their roster following the team's own extensive investigation. A three-time Pro Bowler, Watson has been accused of sexual misconduct by 22 female massage therapists.news.yahoo.com
🔒 INSTANT REACTION: KPRC 2 Sports weighs in on Deshaun Watson heading to the Cleveland Browns
There's a lot to absorb with the news that Deshaun Watson will be headed to the Cleveland Browns. KPRC 2's sports duo of Randy McIlvoy and Ari Alexander weigh in on numerous points surrounding the pending trade.
Browns release JC Tretter, union president; meeting Watson
The Cleveland Browns released center JC Tretter, who was recently re-elected as president of the NFL Players Association, while the team accelerated its pursuit of controversial quarterback Deshaun Watson. Tretter spent five seasons with Cleveland as a dependable leader and anchor of one of the league's best offensive lines. Tretter also played a major role in the union setting protocols with the league during the COVID-19 pandemic.news.yahoo.com
🔒 Instant reaction from KPRC 2′s Randy McIlvoy to the Houston Texans’ expected hiring of Lovie Smith as their head coach
Earlier today, KPRC 2 sports director Randy McIlvoy confirmed the news that the Houston Texans will hire Lovie Smith as their head coach. Here's his reaction, exclusive to KPRC 2 Insiders.
Browns have new COVID-19 cases going into Raiders game
The Cleveland Browns were placed in enhanced COVID-19 protocols Tuesday following some new positive cases that could impact who is available to play in Saturday's game against Las Vegas. The team is continuing to test and has not yet disclosed the names of any new players testing positive. Cleveland was without three starters for Sunday's win over Baltimore because of positive results last week. The Browns (7-6), who remain in the thick of a tight playoff race in the AFC, host the Raiders (6-7) on Saturday.news.yahoo.com
Odell Beckham Jr. excused from Browns practice amid drama
Odell Beckham Jr.'s days — maybe hours — with the Browns could be numbered. The star wide receiver was excused from practice on Wednesday, a day after his father caused a stir before the trade deadline by sharing a video of quarterback Baker Mayfield not throwing passes to his son. It appears Beckham's release could be imminent.news.yahoo.com