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(Pro Football Talk)   Is the League performing a rope-a-dope maneuver by leaking purported acceptance of a reduced sentence for Watson so it can later appeal to the Commissioner?   (profootballtalk.nbcsports.com) divider line
    More: Followup, Appeal, appeals process, very language of the CBA, Judge Robinson, Sue Robinson, appeal process, league, first day of the Deshaun Watson  
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379 clicks; posted to Sports » on 29 Jun 2022 at 10:50 AM (13 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-06-29 11:17:42 AM  
14 votes:
The management of the Browns should call a news conference and just punch themselves in the balls for an hour straight. It would be less embarrassing than the way they handled this.
 
2022-06-29 12:29:45 PM  
6 votes:

OkieDookie: saintstryfe: Can anyone give me a reason his suspension should be less than one month per accusation? 24 additional months?

Because Roger Goodell is a worthless sack of shiat.


He, like most presidents, is just the electable idiot whose role is to be the PR punching bag while the real people in charge do whatever they want to make as much money as possible.
 
2022-06-29 11:13:14 AM  
4 votes:

RAWISRADFORD: I love the browns
I hate that we made this move

... it's obvious the league (through the Texans) is tryin to avoid airing their culpability in these CRIMES.


But were the league and the Browns really dumb enough to not see this coming? I also doubt that the Browns were acting independently of the league when they traded for him and paid him all the money. Surely there was agreement in advance what kind of punishments were going to be handed out. They are d-bags either way, but I really cannot imagine that they did not have this all decided a while ago with all the evidence they had.
 
2022-06-29 11:08:56 AM  
3 votes:
I love the browns
I hate that we made this move

... it's obvious the league (through the Texans) is tryin to avoid airing their culpability in these CRIMES.
 
2022-06-29 12:04:17 PM  
3 votes:

saintstryfe: Can anyone give me a reason his suspension should be less than one month per accusation? 24 additional months?


Because Roger Goodell is a worthless sack of shiat.
 
2022-06-29 11:54:52 AM  
2 votes:
Can anyone give me a reason his suspension should be less than one month per accusation? 24 additional months?
 
2022-06-29 2:08:16 PM  
2 votes:
I just truly don't understand, as well, what was wrong with Baker Mayfield. He was a good QB, I'd personally kill for him on the Giants rather then Daniel Jones. They ejected a very good QB for a hot mess who won't play, at the very best, for over a year and a half, while earning the enmity of the entire league, the hate of every social organization, with no guarantee Watson will ever be what he was?
 
2022-06-29 12:21:38 PM  
1 vote:
I mean it makes sense, if we gave people one month in prison for mass murder instead of the death penalty they would be much less likely to appeal.
 
2022-06-29 1:27:32 PM  
1 vote:
If it came from Florio his "source" is his ass
 
2022-06-29 3:37:55 PM  
1 vote:

saintstryfe: I just truly don't understand, as well, what was wrong with Baker Mayfield. He was a good QB, I'd personally kill for him on the Giants rather then Daniel Jones. They ejected a very good QB for a hot mess who won't play, at the very best, for over a year and a half, while earning the enmity of the entire league, the hate of every social organization, with no guarantee Watson will ever be what he was?


Not only that but they managed to absolutely destroy their relationship with Mayfield so he won't be playing in a Browns uniform this season regardless of what happens with Watson.    Contrast that with the 49's Jimmy G situation and it looks like an absolutely massive failure by the Browns orginization.
 
2022-06-29 5:39:20 PM  
1 vote:

ElFugawz: RAWISRADFORD: I love the browns
I hate that we made this move

... it's obvious the league (through the Texans) is tryin to avoid airing their culpability in these CRIMES.

But were the league and the Browns really dumb enough to not see this coming? I also doubt that the Browns were acting independently of the league when they traded for him and paid him all the money. Surely there was agreement in advance what kind of punishments were going to be handed out. They are d-bags either way, but I really cannot imagine that they did not have this all decided a while ago with all the evidence they had.


I don't think anyone has ever lost too much be assuming the Cleveland Browns management was stupid.

Browns figured the league would provide cover and if he wins games the vast majority of Browns fans will forget, fast.
 
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