How Much Money Deshaun Watson Would Lose If He’s Suspended 2022 Season

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By Tzvi Machlin Amid rumors that Deshaun Watson is facing a season-long suspension by the NFL, the question has to be asked: How much money does the Cleveland Browns quarterback stand to lose? The answer is actually a pretty simple one. Not a whole lot. In fact, hardly any money by the standards of a player like him. When the Cleveland Browns acquired Watson from the Houston Texans in that blockbuster trade in March, they gave him a new contract that effectively protects him (and them) from losing any money to a suspension. Watson receives a $45 million signing bonus, but only has a base salar…

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