Saints' Tyrann Mathieu reacts to Ravens using franchise tag on Lamar Jackson: 'Feel some kind of way about it'
If Lamar Jackson plays under the non-exclusive tag, he will earn $32.416 million in 2023, but if he does sign with another team, the Ravens receive two first-round picks as compensation.foxnews.com
Bitter cold loss leaves Browns outside playoffs once again
There's nothing left for the Cleveland Browns to accomplish this season, another failed one in a long line of malfunctions for one of the NFL's most inept franchises. “My decision,” Stefanski said. Stefanski declined to elaborate on Garrett's violation, but that Stefanski had to bench his best player for any time with the Browns still mathematically alive in the playoff chase underscores the team's sorry state.news.yahoo.com
Browns, Deshaun Watson eliminated from playoff chase
On a freezing day for football, the Browns' most jarring chill came at the end. Unable to deliver the big play in the clutch, quarterback Deshaun Watson's second home game ended with him being sacked, perhaps a fitting conclusion for a Cleveland season grounded from the start. Watson threw three incompletions in the final minute — tight end David Njoku dropped a possible tying TD with 30 seconds left — before being thrown for a loss on Cleveland's last play as the Browns lost 17-10 on Saturday to the New Orleans Saints.news.yahoo.com
Deshaun Watson returns from ban, declines to express remorse – Houston Public Media
Watson has been accused by more than two dozen women of sexual harassment and assault during massage sessions. He has settled 23 civil lawsuits brought by the women, while two others, including one filed in October, are pending.houstonpublicmedia.org
Texans’ top defensive effort squandered in loss to Browns: ‘Not good enough’
Roy Lopez celebrated raucously in the end zone, thoroughly enjoying the moment. The Texans’ defensive tackle swarmed Cleveland Browns star running back Nick Chubb for a safety, bringing him to the ground after defensive tackle Maliek Collins and linebacker Christian Harris’ penetration slowed Chubb down and allowed Lopez to finish the play.
A rusty Deshaun Watson booed relentlessly in debut for Browns, still earns victory over Texans
Deshaun Watson got hit hard by defensive tackle Michael Dwumfour as he released the football, and he didn’t see Jalen Pitre waiting in coverage, reading his eyes. The Texans’ rookie safety alertly intercepted Watson in the end zone when he tried to force a pass over the middle to wide receiver Amari Cooper.
Watson rusty in return but Browns get 27-14 win over Texans
Deshaun Watson struggled in a sloppy performance in his first game in 700 days, but a punt return for a touchdown by Donovan Peoples-Jones and two defensive TDs were plenty enough to give the Cleveland Browns a 27-14 win over the lowly Houston Texans Sunday.
If NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson's return would be on hold
If the NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson wouldn’t be playing this week or anytime this year. The league wanted to suspend Watson for at least one season over sexual misconduct allegations but settled for 11 games after an independent arbiter initially gave him a six-game ban. Watson, who has been accused by more than two dozen women of sexual harassment and assault during massage therapy sessions, makes his debut for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday facing his former team in Houston.news.yahoo.com
Chubb's TD in OT gives Brissett, Browns 23-17 win over Bucs
Nick Chubb scored on a 3-yard touchdown run with 19 seconds left in overtime and Cleveland rallied to stun Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 in Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett’s final start before Deshaun Watson returns from his suspension.
Bills beat Browns 31-23 after snow shifts game to Motor City
Josh Allen threw a go-ahead, 5-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs late in the first half and Buffalo beat the Cleveland Browns 31-23 after the NFL moved the Bills’ home game to Detroit due to several feet of snow blanketing western New York.
Deshaun Watson to start vs. Texans after suspension, GM says
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will return from his 11-game NFL suspension for sexual misconduct allegations and start in Houston against his former team on Dec. 4, general manager Andrew Berry reiterated Wednesday. During his bye week news conference, Berry said Watson has “done everything and more” since returning to the team's facility last month and will play immediately when he's eligible next month. Watson played four seasons with the Texans, who traded him to the Browns in March.news.yahoo.com
QB Deshaun Watson leaves Browns as NFL suspension begins
Cleveland starting quarterback Deshaun Watson began serving his NFL suspension for alleged sexual misconduct Tuesday, a punishment that will keep him away from the Browns until Oct. 10. Watson, who was placed on the reserve/suspended by commissioner list before practice, was spotted leaving the team's facility and driving away a little after 3 p.m. EDT. A three-time Pro Bowler with Houston, Watson will miss 11 games, pay a $5 million fine and must undergo mandatory treatment and counseling before he can be reinstated.news.yahoo.com