That is the suspension length for Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, as ruled by former U.S. District Court Judge Sue Robinson.
Six games is the baseline for suspension in the NFL’s new personal conduct policy for violations involving assault, battery, domestic violence or sexual assault. A second offense of the personal conduct policy will result in banishment from the NFL.
On Monday morning, Watson settled three more civil lawsuits against him. Twenty-four women filed lawsuits in against Watson in total. He’s settled all but one.
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In Watson’s absence, the Browns are expected to turn to backup Jacoby Brissett for the six-game stretch that will see the team play two home games and four on the road.
Immediately after the news of Watson’s suspension came out, “Cleveland Browns” and “Only 6” were trending on Twitter. Suffice to say, plenty of people have thoughts. Here’s a look at some of them: