Attorney For Women Suing Deshaun Watson Says Browns Have Not Contacted Him
Written by B87FM on March 21, 2022
Tony Buzbee, who’s representing the 22 ladies bringing accusations of sexual assault and sexual misconduct in opposition to Deshaun Watson, says that the Cleveland Browns by no means contacted him earlier than buying and selling for the 26-year-old quarterback. The staff launched a press release on Sunday claiming to have spent a “tremendous amount of time” researching the case.
“The Browns group didn’t attain out to me. I didn’t count on them to take action, and might perceive why they didn’t. However, understanding what I do know, they most likely ought to have,” Buzbee stated, in response to ESPN’s John Barr.
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On March 11, a Texas grand jury determined to not indict Watson on prison expenses; nonetheless, he nonetheless faces civil circumstances.
Watson and the Browns agreed to a five-year deal on Friday value a document $230 million, all of which is assured.
After explaining that they’ve spoken with Watson and investigated the lawsuits, the Browns wrote in a press release: “These in-depth conversations, the in depth analysis course of, his dedication to being a fantastic teammate and devotion to serving to others inside the NFL, inside the neighborhood, and thru his charitable initiatives supplied the muse for us to pursue Deshaun. We’re assured in Deshaun and enthusiastic about transferring ahead with him as our quarterback and supporting his real and decided efforts.”