• Pat Leonard's NFL Notes: Will optics govern final Deshaun Watson ruling? Or will NFL get its unprecedented ban?

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    Roger Goodell's appointee in the Deshaun Watson appeal, former N.J. attorney general Peter Harvey, could drop the hammer of an indefinite suspension plus a major fine on the Cleveland Browns quarterback this week.
    Or Harvey could marginally increase Watson's six-game suspension, handed down by neutral judge Susan Robinson, and reveal this process to be more of a negotiated compromise than the league and union have portrayed it to be.
    Miami-based attorney Brad Sohn, who has litigated several cases covering football's collective bargaining agreement, thinks it will be the latter: something...
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