Deshaun Watson was accused of harassment, but new information about his case is rather interesting. There was an attempt to make everything go away, but that didn’t happen.

Pro Football Talk reports that Deshaun Watson offered each plaintiff $100k to settle their cases against him. This all came out at the bottom of page two of the 23rd lawsuit, filed by Nia Smith, against the Browns’ quarterback.

“Of course, we now know that Deshaun Watson offered each Plaintiff $100,000 to settle their cases, but not all would accept that amount, due to the aggressive nondisclosure agreement that Watson’s team proposed.”

This was an attempt to settle his cases “at the behest of the Dolphins.” The team obviously wanted those cases settled before they would make a trade for Watson. 18 of the 22 cases were ready to be settled, but four plaintiffs refused.

It appears that a nondisclosure agreement would have been part of the settlement, but that might have derailed things. It was reported that a disagreement about nondisclosure agreements attached to the settlement threw a wrench in plans. They were set to receive $100k each, an amount that he could certainly afford, but then things took a drastic left turn and we are in the current situation we see ourselves in today.

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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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