It was a little more than a month ago when Rusty Hardin, the attorney representing Houston Texans star quarterback Deshaun Watson in the 22 civil lawsuits alleging acts of sexual assault and misconduct, said he'd been approached about settling the cases out of court. 

Tony Buzbee, working on behalf of Watson's accusers, has suggested via an Instagram post that no deal is imminent. 

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"In response to the many queries we’ve received about the Deshaun Watson case: I typically don’t respond to individual press calls, because it’s easier for me to make one statement here. As I’ve said: There will not be a settlement, at least anytime soon," Buzbee wrote. "I have my best people on the case.