On Tuesday, the NFL said there are currently “no restrictions” on quarterback Deshaun Watson’s involvement in Houston Texans activities as the league continues to investigate allegations of sexual assault and abuse. misconduct against him.
Watson showed up at camp on Sunday but is still asking for a trade. A league source said Athleticism that the NFL has not been permitted to speak to many plaintiffs of the 22 civil lawsuits filed against Watson, or to relevant third parties. The league also does not have access to evidence gathered by the police, whose criminal investigation is ongoing.
A spokesperson for Watson’s attorney’s office Rusty Hardin confirmed Athleticism Monday that 10 women filed complaints against Watson. Eight of the women are among the 22 who have filed civil lawsuits against him. Two women who filed a complaint with the Houston police did not file civil lawsuits against Watson.
Through his lawyer, Watson has denied all of the allegations.
For more on Aaron Reiss’ 53-player screening for the Texans, click here and a timeline of events surrounding Watson is available here. Also below, Sheil Kapadia answers seven key questions regarding a trade that could send Watson to an oft-mentioned suitor: the Philadelphia Eagles.
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