Saints' Tyrann Mathieu reacts to Ravens using franchise tag on Lamar Jackson: 'Feel some kind of way about it'
If Lamar Jackson plays under the non-exclusive tag, he will earn $32.416 million in 2023, but if he does sign with another team, the Ravens receive two first-round picks as compensation.foxnews.com
Bitter cold loss leaves Browns outside playoffs once again
There's nothing left for the Cleveland Browns to accomplish this season, another failed one in a long line of malfunctions for one of the NFL's most inept franchises. “My decision,” Stefanski said. Stefanski declined to elaborate on Garrett's violation, but that Stefanski had to bench his best player for any time with the Browns still mathematically alive in the playoff chase underscores the team's sorry state.news.yahoo.com
Browns, Deshaun Watson eliminated from playoff chase
On a freezing day for football, the Browns' most jarring chill came at the end. Unable to deliver the big play in the clutch, quarterback Deshaun Watson's second home game ended with him being sacked, perhaps a fitting conclusion for a Cleveland season grounded from the start. Watson threw three incompletions in the final minute — tight end David Njoku dropped a possible tying TD with 30 seconds left — before being thrown for a loss on Cleveland's last play as the Browns lost 17-10 on Saturday to the New Orleans Saints.news.yahoo.com
Watson rusty in return but Browns get 27-14 win over Texans
Deshaun Watson struggled in a sloppy performance in his first game in 700 days, but a punt return for a touchdown by Donovan Peoples-Jones and two defensive TDs were plenty enough to give the Cleveland Browns a 27-14 win over the lowly Houston Texans Sunday.
If NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson's return would be on hold
If the NFL had its way, Deshaun Watson wouldn’t be playing this week or anytime this year. The league wanted to suspend Watson for at least one season over sexual misconduct allegations but settled for 11 games after an independent arbiter initially gave him a six-game ban. Watson, who has been accused by more than two dozen women of sexual harassment and assault during massage therapy sessions, makes his debut for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday facing his former team in Houston.news.yahoo.com
Chubb's TD run in OT powers Browns past Brady, Bucs 23-17
Nick Chubb scored on a 3-yard touchdown run with 19 seconds left in overtime and Cleveland rallied to stun Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 in Browns quarterback Jacoby Brissett’s final start before Deshaun Watson returns from his suspension.
Bills beat Browns 31-23 after snow shifts game to Motor City
Josh Allen threw a go-ahead, 5-yard touchdown pass to Stefon Diggs late in the first half and Buffalo beat the Cleveland Browns 31-23 after the NFL moved the Bills’ home game to Detroit due to several feet of snow blanketing western New York.
Deshaun Watson to start vs. Texans after suspension, GM says
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will return from his 11-game NFL suspension for sexual misconduct allegations and start in Houston against his former team on Dec. 4, general manager Andrew Berry reiterated Wednesday. During his bye week news conference, Berry said Watson has “done everything and more” since returning to the team's facility last month and will play immediately when he's eligible next month. Watson played four seasons with the Texans, who traded him to the Browns in March.news.yahoo.com
Defending Super Bowl champion Rams open season as underdogs
Matthew Stafford, Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams will raise their Super Bowl banner Thursday night before kicking off the NFL season at home where they became the second straight team to hoist the Vince Lombardi trophy in their own stadium.
QB Deshaun Watson leaves Browns as NFL suspension begins
Cleveland starting quarterback Deshaun Watson began serving his NFL suspension for alleged sexual misconduct Tuesday, a punishment that will keep him away from the Browns until Oct. 10. Watson, who was placed on the reserve/suspended by commissioner list before practice, was spotted leaving the team's facility and driving away a little after 3 p.m. EDT. A three-time Pro Bowler with Houston, Watson will miss 11 games, pay a $5 million fine and must undergo mandatory treatment and counseling before he can be reinstated.news.yahoo.com
NFL, Deshaun Watson agree to 11-game suspension after sexual harassment allegations
Deshaun Watson #4 of the Cleveland Browns takes off his helmet during Cleveland Browns training camp at CrossCountry Mortgage Campus on August 09, 2022 in Berea, Ohio. The NFL and NFL Players Association settled on an 11-game suspension for Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, the league announced on Thursday. Watson initially received a six-game suspension, but, according to NBC Sports, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pushed for a full-season suspension and a $5 million fine because of Watson's "predatory behavior." Watson, who was traded to Cleveland in March, had 24 lawsuits filed against him from women alleging sexual harassment during massage treatments. I take accountability for the decisions I made," Watson said in a statement Thursday.cnbc.com
Browns backup QB Brissett moves into Watson's starting spot
Jacoby Brissett has jumped ahead of Deshaun Watson on Cleveland's depth chart. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Brissett will take the majority of snaps with Cleveland's first-team offense starting Sunday, a move necessitated by Watson's pending suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy for sexual misconduct allegations. Watson, who made his debut with the Browns by starting Friday's exhibition win over Jacksonville, has been the No. 1 quarterback throughout training camp.news.yahoo.com
Watson apologizes, then struggles in Browns preseason debut
Deshaun Watson apologized before his preseason debut with the Cleveland Browns and then got an earful from opposing fans. Watson apologized Friday “to all the women I have impacted” after being accused by two dozen women of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions. Potentially facing a year-long suspension, Watson publicly expressed remorse and contrition for the first time since he was accused of sexually harassing or assaulting the women during therapy sessions in 2020 and 2021.news.yahoo.com