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Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun WatsonHe was suspended for six games in the 2022 regular season, but his case remains open.
The Wednesday evening news will be NFL stated that they are looking for applicants the decision of independent disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson, meaning that there’s a chance Watson’s suspension could either be lengthened or shortened.
The league is seeking a suspension of one year, and a potential appeal challenging the appeal raises the possibility Watson could return to the field sooner.
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Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski told reporters that he’s preparing for anything, getting his quarterbacks ready for different scenarios.
“We’ll let that play out, but we’ve got to get Deshaun ready to play,’’ Stefanski said before Day 8 of Browns training camp, According to Cleveland.com. “He hasn’t played football in a year. We’ve got to get Jacoby (Brissett) ready to play. He’s potentially going to be playing early for us and starting, and we’re going to be counting on him.
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“Same for (Josh] Dobbs (Josh Rosen). All of those guys need to be available for play. So I just look at it as we’re going to use every opportunity we have out here, individual drill, post-practice, during practice — we’ve got to get all these guys ready to play.’’
Brissett, the presumed week 1 starter, has appeared in 37 games across six years with three organizations.
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According to NFL.com Brissett said Tuesday that “Since it’s been in this league since I was a player, it’s been a man up.” “That was my rookie year. That experience helps with not just the playing, but also with the mindset that you have to be available whenever your number is called.”
“It is a good feeling to have that trust in the organisation. He said, “I’m excited about the opportunity.”
The Browns will open their preseason against the Jacksonville Jaguars in August 12. Stefanski stated that there is a possibility that Watson could be on the field.
“These preseason games will be an opportunity to play when it’s a game setting and the defense can come after you and you’re truly in a game,’’ he said. “I think that that’ll really be more when you get closer to getting reps, than say at practice.’’
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