Watson rusty in return but Browns get 27-14 win over Texans
Deshaun Watson struggled in a sloppy performance in his first game in 700 days, but a punt return for a touchdown by Donovan Peoples-Jones and two defensive TDs were plenty enough to give the Cleveland Browns a 27-14 win over the lowly Houston Texans Sunday.
Browns QB Watson suspended 6 games, NFL weighs appeal
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games after being accused by two dozen women in Texas of sexual misconduct during massage treatments, in what a disciplinary officer said was behavior “more egregious than any before reviewed by the NFL.”.
Lawyer: 30 women settle Watson-related claims against Texans
An attorney representing 30 women who have accused the Houston Texans of turning a blind eye to allegations that Deshaun Watson was sexually assaulting and harassing women during massage sessions says they have settled their legal claims against the team.
AP sources: NFL insists on indefinite suspension for Watson
The NFL insisted on an indefinite suspension while Deshaun Watson’s legal team argued there’s no basis for that punishment as both sides presented their cases in front of a retired judge in Delaware on Tuesday, two people in attendance told The Associated Press.
Lawsuit: Texans 'turned a blind eye' to QB Watson's actions
A lawsuit alleges the Houston Texans had been told that their former quarterback Deshaun Watson was sexually assaulting and harassing women during massage sessions, but instead of trying to stop him, the team provided him with resources to enable his actions and “turned a blind eye” to his behavior.
Texans look to move on and rebuild in wake of Watson trade
The Houston Texans look to move on in the wake of Friday’s trade of quarterback Deshaun Watson to the Cleveland Browns, hoping the three first-round picks they received in the deal will help them improve a team that has been among the league’s worst the past two seasons.
Capital Highlights — Emergency SNAP benefits again extended
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is again extending emergency food benefits this month, with more than $307 million in emergency allocations expected to help more than 1.5 million Texas [San Marcos, TX] [Hays County news] News San Marcos News, San Marcos Record [Texas State]sanmarcosrecord.com
Houston Texans star J.J. Watt and team "mutually" agree to part ways
J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans have "mutually agreed to part ways," ending the tenure of the face of the franchise and adding another huge change to an offseason filled with upheaval. I want to thank the McNair family for drafting me and giving me my first opportunity in the NFL. Thank you, Houston." Watt said Houston fans have always treated him like family -- except draft night when they booed him, he joked -- and he truly feels like they're part of his family. "The city of Houston has been unbelievable to me," Watt said.cbsnews.com
San Antonio's Jaydyn Carr gets financial tips from Texans' Michael Thomas
San Antonio's GameStop kid investor Jaydyn Carr is getting financial literacy guidance from Houston Texans football player Michael Thomas. Thomas heard about the initiative — and Carr's story — in recent days and knew he wanted to be involved and including the San Antonio kid in his draft. RELATED: San Antonio's kid GameStop investor now in the national spotlight"Jaydyn is pioneering a new wave of financial literacy within the African American community," Thomas added. The Black-owned mobile banking app also features age-appropriate financial literacy quizzes. The free Goalsetter app is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play.mysanantonio.com
Clinton Portis, Carlos Rogers among former NFL players facing U.S. fraud charges
FILE PHOTO: Washington Redskins Clinton Portis celebrates his second touchdown in the second quarter against the Houston Texans during their NFL football game in Landover, Maryland September 19, 2010. REUTERS/Molly Riley/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities on Thursday charged 10 former National Football League players over an alleged scheme aimed at defrauding the U.S. athletes healthcare benefit program. Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis and former Redskins cornerback Carlos Rogers were among those charged by the U.S. Justice Department, according to a notice by the U.S. Attorneys Office for eastern Virginia. Portis, 38, played nine seasons with the Redskins and the Denver Broncos. Rogers, 38, played 10 seasons with the Redskins, the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders.feeds.reuters.com