NFL star Deshaun Watson is currently at the center of many sexual assault allegations. After an inquiry into his alleged sexual assaults, Deshaun Watson was first given a six-game suspension. Given the fact that Watson was accused of assaulting up to 30 women, many supporters were perplexed at the time of this decision.

A longer Watson ban was presumably unavoidable. This punishment was deemed to be wholly insufficient by the public, and it turns out that the NFL concurred. The NFL has been contesting the ruling for the past few weeks, and today Watson and the NFL reached an understanding.

Watson’s suspension has been reduced from a full year to 11 games, and he must also pay a $5 million fine to the NFL. His first game back will reportedly be against the Houston Texans, according to TMZ. In a statement on the subject, Roger Goodell indicated that Watson will now need to go through some kind of mental assessment before beginning a treatment program.

Deshaun has committed to doing the hard work on himself that is necessary for his return to the NFL. This settlement requires compliance with a professional evaluation and treatment plan, a significant fine, and a more substantial suspension. We are grateful to Judge Robinson and Peter Harvey for their efforts in addressing these matters, which laid the foundation for reaching this conclusion.

Even though it’s one of the harshest penalties in NFL history, it’s understandable given the claims that led to it. Please share your thoughts on the suspension in the comments section below. As always, keep checking back to Thirsty for more NFL news.

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