Judge Sue L. Robinson issued her determination concerning the Deshaun Watson suspension earlier this week, ruling that the Cleveland Browns quarterback shall be held out for the primary six video games of the 2022 season. However, the NFL is now taking steps to see that lengthened.
On Wednesday, the NFL filed an enchantment during which they may look to improve the size of the suspension.
NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport tweeted out a PR launch that additional explains what is going on concerning the enchantment, the in need of it being that the league can’t enchantment the factual findings of the appointed decide (Robinson on this case) however they’re ready to enchantment the disciplinary determination, which is what they’re doing.
As famous, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will appoint who will hear the enchantment. But the query that’s extra urgent is how long of a suspension the league is in search of for Deshaun Watson.
Deshaun Watson suspension: How long does NFL want to suspend QB?
Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Network and previously of The Houston Chronicle reported quickly after information of the enchantment that the NFL is in search of a full season suspension for the Browns quarterback. Specifically, per Jeff Darlington, they want an indefinite suspension with a minimal of 1 yr.
There was a rightful public outcry over the preliminary ruling of six video games for Watson’s suspension and stories had indicated that the league was pushing for one thing within the ballpark of a season-long suspension from the start, so their determination to enchantment doesn’t come as a lot of a shock.
Regardless, that is removed from over. These proceedings might finally lead to federal courtroom relying on how the enchantment transpires. And if it does lead to that time, there’s a likelihood that Watson might go well with up for the Browns in Week 1 towards Baker Mayfield and the Panthers.