NFL’s PED Suspension Policy Should Force League’s Hand on Watson Appeal

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By Evan Bleier On Monday, U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson recommended that Deshaun Watson should be suspended for six games for violating the NFL’s personal-conduct policy after investigating sexual assault claims made against him by multiple women. In her ruling, Robinson referred to the Cleveland quarterback’s behavior as “predatory” and “egregious,” but she determined that Watson had committed “non-violent” sexual assault. (Seems impossible.) Both Watson and the NFL have until Thursday to appeal the ruling. Watson will not and the NFL is still mulling it over. On Tuesday, the NFL announced…

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