Attorneys for numerous females taking legal action against Deshaun Watson over claims of sexual misbehavior are looking for the files from the NFL’s examination into the previous Houston Texans quarterback.
According to a movement submitted Friday by the females’s lawyers, Tony Buzbee and Cornelia Brandfield-Harvey, the legal group looks for any and all reports and files from the NFL’s examination into Watson, consisting of taped interviews, witness declarations and interactions. The notification of intent to take deposition by composed concerns likewise requests for photos and “any other type of documents in your files and/or documents regarding the investigation of Deshaun Watson.”
Watson, who was traded to the Cleveland Browns in March, has actually rejected any misbehavior and promised to clear his name.
A hearing with NFL disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson, a retired judge, ended Thursday in Delaware. According to ESPN’s Dan Graziano, Robinson requested for post-hearing briefs, which will be due the week of July 11.
There is no set timeline for Robinson’s choice. A source informed Graziano that Robinson is anticipated “to take her time,” although she is anticipated to rule prior to the Browns open training school late next month on whether the 26-year-old broke the league’s individual conduct policy and whether to enforce discipline.
The NFL has actually been promoting a suspension of a minimum of a year, according to Graziano, who reported that both sides participated in numerous efforts to reach a settlement while the hearing was still occurring however stay not able to concur.
Last month, Watson settled 20 of 24 suits implicating him of sexual misbehavior when he bet the Texans.
Information from The Associated Press was utilized in this report.