The following time the Cleveland Browns take the observe subject, quarterback Deshaun Watson might be underneath middle.
Starting on Monday, Watson might be permitted to rejoin his teammates after serving a prolonged suspension as a part of his settlement with the NFL. The veteran quarterback had been dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct by roughly two dozen girls throughout his time with the Houston Texans.
Watson was additionally fined $5 million.
The Browns acquired Watson from the Texans again in March. The controversial commerce noticed Cleveland ship six whole draft picks to Houston, together with three first-rounders, in change for Watson and a 2024 sixth-round choose.
As a part of the deal, Watson was given a five-year, $230 million contract that was absolutely assured. It was the biggest absolutely assured contract in NFL historical past.
“I’ve talked to the fellows,” Browns coach Kevin Stefanski mentioned, through Yahoo Sports activities. “We type of have a plan for that shifting ahead. Deshaun is a good, nice teammate. He has been superior having him again within the constructing and within the conferences rooms. That’s the subsequent step on this the place he can he get on the market and observe.”
In Watson’s absence, Jacoby Brissett has carried out admirably. However he’ll now revert to the backup function, which was the plan all alongside.
Watson final performed in Week 17 of the 2020 season.