NOW Slams NFL for ‘Enabling Predators Like Deshaun Watson’

The National Organization for Women (NOW) accused the NFL of “enabling sexual misconduct, assault, and violence” against women on Monday following the league handing down a 6-game suspension to Cleveland Brown’s quarterback Deshaun Watson, who made headlines after 24 women accused him of sexual harassment during massage sessions in 2020 and 2021.

Deshaun Watson #4 of the Cleveland Browns looks on during Cleveland Browns training camp at CrossCountry Mortgage Campus on July 27, 2022 in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Getty Images)

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.

The Associated Press