Deshaun Watson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Houston's Mayor Tony Buzbee expresses concern regarding NFL’s handling of Deshaun Watson investigation

    Pro Football Talk "If, as it appears, the silence of the past few weeks regarding the Deshaun Watson lawsuits was the result of efforts to settle the pending 22 civil cases, those efforts apparently have ended. At least for now. Attorney Tony Buzbee, who represents the 22 women suing..." May 13

  • Texans' QB Deshaun Watson unlikely to be suspended for entire 2021 season?

    Yardbarker "Very little has been said in recent weeks about the situation surrounding Deshaun Watson and the sexual assault lawsuits he is facing. The assumption is that Watson will either be suspended or placed on the Commissioner’s Exempt list, but is there still a possibility we could see him on..." May 12

  • Silence persists regarding Deshaun Watson situation

    Pro Football Talk "The first month of the Deshaun Watson legal controversy featured numerous social-media posts, written statements, and press conferences. For nearly three weeks, silence has prevailed in the Watson situation. It’s obvious, given the sharp shift in efforts by the lawyers..." May 11

  • Insiders Think Deshaun Watson's Season Will Be Interrupted Amid Lawsuits

    Bleacher Report "People in the NFL reportedly expect Deshaun Watson's 2021 season to be interrupted in some fashion while the quarterback is facing 22 civil lawsuits from women alleging sexual assault or misconduct.  "I think most people around the NFL believe Deshaun..." May 11

  • Texans GM on QB situation: 'We're all at the same point, essentially'

    Yardbarker "Houston Texans owner Cal McNair said last week that he did not have "anything new" about the situation involving disgruntled quarterback Deshaun Watson, who reportedly requested a trade before he learned he was facing at least 22 civil lawsuits alleging acts of sexual..." May 11

  • Eagles still interested in a Deshaun Watson trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Texans have been in a holding pattern with Deshaun Watson since multiple women accused him of sexual assault. It is unclear whether the star quarterback still wants out of Houston or if a trade is possible given the circumstances, but apparently at least one team remains..." May 10

  • Surprise teams favorites for Deshaun Watson trade

    Sportsnaut "Deshaun Watson is unlikely to ever suit up for the Houston Texans again. As the Pro Bowl quarterback deals with the legal turmoil from nearly two dozen civil suits for sexual misconduct, his NFL future hangs in the balance. Watson demanded a trade in January, wanting to..." May 10

  • Houston Texans ‘Slowly Moving on From’ Deshaun Watson

    Total Pro Sports "The Houston Texans haven’t really said much about in regards to Deshaun Watson after multiple women came out and accused him of sexual misconduct and assault. In fact, the team is reportedly “slowly moving on” from him, as ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler said Sunday on..." May 09

  • The curious case of Deshaun Watson's March massage

    USA Today "The NFL never has investigated a case quite like Deshaun Watson’s. Other NFL player conduct investigations typically have involved only a small number of incidents at most. By contrast, 22 women have sued Watson, accusing him of sexual misconduct during massage..." May 09

  • Deshaun Watson’s immediate NFL future in jeopardy

    Clutch Points "There appears to be a very real possibility Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson will not be under center when the 2021 season begins. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora said during an interview on 106.7 The Fan’s The Sports Junkieshe does not envision..." May 06

  • Texans owner doesn't 'have anything new' on QB Deshaun Watson amid lawsuits

    Yardbarker "The Houston Texans have endured a tumultuous offseason that has included star quarterback Deshaun Watson reportedly requesting a trade and later learning he was facing at least 22 lawsuits alleging acts of sexual assault and misconduct, the acquisitions of veteran backup signal-caller..." May 04

  • Store In Houston Is Already Selling Deshaun Watson Jerseys Half-Off Amid Rumors Of Post June 1st Trade

    Total Pro Sports "It appears that some stores in Houston already see the writing on the wall when it comes to Deshaun Watson. Not only does he not want to play for the franchise any longer, but he likely won’t even play next season due to his legal issues with some 22 women accusing him of sexual..." May 03

  • Adam Schefter Gives Major Update On Deshaun Watson’s Future With Texans

    The Spun "During ESPN’s live NFL Draft coverage on Saturday, Adam Schefter dropped an eye-opening update on Deshaun Watson‘s future with the Houston Texans. What a whirlwind couple of months it’s been for Watson and the Texans. It began when the young superstar..." May 02

  • Daniel Jeremiah: 'Everyone' in NFL Thinks Deshaun Watson's Texans Career Is Over

    Bleacher Report "Deshaun Watson's time with the Houston Texans may have come to an end Friday night after the team selected Stanford quarterback Davis Mills with the No. 67 overall pick.   While Watson adamantly requested a trade earlier this offseason, the emergence of more..." May 01

  • NFL commissioner Roger Goodell comments on Deshaun Watson situation for first time

    The Spun "While the NFL Draft is dominating the headlines this week, Deshaun Watson’s troubling situation continues to linger behind the scenes. Prior to the first round of this year’s draft, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell shared his thoughts on Watson and the..." April 30

  • Deshaun Watson ‘Likes’ Hilarious Tweet of Brooklyn Nets Signing Aaron Rodgers After He Demanded Trade

    Total Pro Sports "Deshaun Watson may not be posting anything on social media these days, for obvious reasons, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t logged on and watching what is happening around the world of sports. His trade talks have died down since he demanded out, but now another QB is going..." April 29

  • Will Texans' QB Deshaun Watson be traded this week?

    Pro Football Talk "As the 2021 draft looms, the biggest NFL story of the past six weeks has taken a back seat. It possibly won’t stay there. There’s still a scenario in which the Texans trade quarterback Deshaun Watson before, during, or immediately after the draft. The..." April 28

  • Texans left with what-ifs in diminishing trade market for Deshaun Watson

    Houston Chronicle "This is the week the Texans planned to trade quarterback Deshaun Watson for a draft haul that would have accelerated their rebuilding process. With eight teams showing interest in Watson, the Texans were expected to grant his trade demand sometime before Thursday night’s first..." April 27

  • Were The Dolphins Willing To Trade Tua Tagovailoa For Texans' Deshaun Watson?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Dolphins were at one point viewed as the favorite to land Deshaun Watson in a trade, but those talks fizzled out after the Houston Texans star was accused of sexual assault by multiple women. Had the two sides worked out a deal, however, it sounds like Tua Tagovailoa would have been..." April 27

  • NFLPA executive VP Troy Vincent comments on Deshaun Watson allegations "Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson has been in the news all offseason. It started when he requested a trade from the organization mere months after signing a lucrative long-term contract. Watson’s presence in the news since has not been football related. Rather,..." April 25

  • Tony Buzbee Wants Deshaun Watson’s Phone; Believes He’s Destroying Massage Evidence

    Black Sports Online "There hasn’t been updates in the Deshaun Watson case every day like there was when this first started but it’s still going. The newest development is how the lawyer for Watson’s 22 accusers, Tony Buzbee, is trying to get ahold of Watson’s..." April 24

  • Both sides in Deshaun Watson litigation make accusations of evidence destruction

    New York Post "Six women walked into a courtroom Thursday accompanied by the legal team that has filed civil suit against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson for sexual misconduct on the behalf of 22 plaintiffs. Tony Buzbee, attorney for the plaintiffs, previously told media outlets that he expected..." April 22

  • After being called liars by Deshaun Watson’s lawyer, 12 of Tony Buzbee’s 22 clients will attend status conference

    Pro Football Talk "The cases against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson return to court on Thursday for a status conference. Attorney Tony Buzbee says most of his clients will personally appear for the hearing. Via Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston, Buzbee said that 12 of the 22 plaintiffs have..." April 22

  • Six questions in the Deshaun Watson lawsuits

    USA Today "Deshaun Watson’s attorney finally decided to come right out and say it. All of these women are lying — all 22 of them, according to a statement released Monday by the attorney, Rusty Hardin. Since March 16, each had filed a lawsuit against Watson that accused the..." April 21

  • 2 Of Deshaun Watson’s Accusers Have Agreed To Meet With NFL Investigators

    Total Pro Sports "The sexual misconduct and harassment case involving Deshaun Watson is only getting uglier. Twenty-two women have accused the Texans QB of improper behavior, and now at least two of them have agreed to speak with NFL Investigators. The NFL’s investigation is likely to..." April 20

  • Deshaun Watson’s GF Jilly Anais Still Riding With QB Despite Allegations

    TMZ "Deshaun Watson's girlfriend is making it abundantly clear she's sticking with the quarterback despite the NFL star's massage therapy scandal. Jilly Anais -- who's been dating the 25-year-old Texans signal-caller for the past couple years -- joined up with Watson..." April 19

  • Attorneys for Deshaun Watson file answers to lawsuits filed against him

    Click 2 Houston "Attorneys for Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson have filed a response in at least one of the 22 civil cases filed against the football star. In a court document filed Monday morning, attorney Rusty Hardin, who is representing Watson, wrote that his legal team has already..." April 19

  • Witnesses, Accusers In Deshaun Watson Case Could Be Facing Legal Trouble Over Practicing Without A License

    Total Pro Sports "The Deshaun Watson case has already been a stringe one over the past few weeks, but it has only gotten crazier with the new information that has come out. The Houston Chronicle’s Alex Stuckey has been working hard behind the scenes and found out that several witnesses of Deshaun..." April 18

  • Houston Chronicle finds errors on both sides of Deshaun Watson cases

    Pro Football Talk "The 22 lawsuits against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson eventually will play out in a court of law. For now, the cases have been playing out in the court of public opinion. The Houston Chronicle has found that the effort to win hearts and minds of the average..." April 16

  • Texans GM Nick Caserio declines to comment on Deshaun Watson’s future

    Pro Football Rumors "In a Friday chat with reporters, Texans GM Nick Caserio declined to delve into the lawsuits against Deshaun Watson or the trade talk surrounding him. With respect to “the legal process,” Caserio explained that his focus is on the Texans’ offseason program..." April 16

  • Carolina Panthers could still pursue Deshaun Watson trade

    Sportsnaut "When Deshaun Watson requested a trade, the Carolina Panthers immediately got involved with the hope of landing a new face for the franchise. Everything changed in March when the first of 22 sexual assault allegations emerged against the Pro Bowl quarterback. As more women..." April 15

  • New lawsuit brings Deshaun Watson allegations back to 22

    Houston Chronicle "A Houston makeup artist has filed a new lawsuit against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson, accusing him of sexual assault and harassment during two massage sessions at his home in September and November 2020. The woman's litigation means that 22 lawsuits are standing against..." April 15

  • Philadelphia Eagles are still eyeing Deshaun Watson

    Clutch Points "The situation between the Houston Texans and quarterback Deshaun Watson has gotten even murkier over the past few months. Despite Watson’s current legal issues, the Philadelphia Eagles continue to express interest in trading for the gunslinger in order..." April 14

  • One Deshaun Watson sexual misconduct lawsuit has been dismissed, lawyer says

    Fox News "One lawsuit against Deshaun Watson was dismissed, the Houston Texans quarterback’s lawyer said Tuesday. Watson was facing 22 civil lawsuits alleging sexual misconduct over the course of more than a year, but Rusty Hardin told the NFL Network that..." April 14

  • Tony Buzbee Says Deshaun Watson Refuses To Keep His Accusers Name Between Lawyers

    Black Sports Online "I do believe you should know who your accusers are. When you are being accused of a crime or in this case massage assaults, your attorneys should know exactly who are the people filing lawsuits against you. What I don’t understand is why Hardin and Watson would want..." April 13

  • Where the Deshaun Watson Sexual Misconduct Cases Might Go Next

    Complex "Over the course of just two weeks, nearly two dozen women have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. These allegations, which were made in lawsuits and, in several cases, echoed by accusers’ public statements, describe a..." April 13

  • Deshaun Watson suspension increasingly likely in 2021

    Sportsnaut "Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson began his offseason by demanding a trade and planned to sit out the start of the 2021 NFL season to force a move. Now, in the wake of 22 civil suits for alleging unwanted sexual acts, the star quarterback might not be able..." April 12

  • Carolina still eyeing Deshaun Watson trade despite Sam Darnold acquisition

    Clutch Points "Well folks, it looks like the Carolina Panthers are taking this idiom very seriously: the NFL is a quarterback’s league. Just a year after getting rid of franchise cornerstone Cam Newton and replacing him with arguably the best placeholder in the league in Teddy..." April 12

  • Deshaun Watson Supporter Mentions His Multiple Erections During Sessions

    Total Pro Sports "Last month, Rusty Hardin released a memo which included a list of 18 message therapists, who went on the record in defense of Houston Texans Quarterback Deshaun Watson. Masako Jones, who has six years of experience as a message therapist, had this to say in her..." April 12

  • Examining the dual narratives around Deshaun Watson's many massages

    ESPN "IN LATE FEBRUARY, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and his girlfriend, singer and model Jilly Anais, were photographed in front of Atlanta's InterContinental Hotel as Watson arrived to participate in a charity rally of 70 colorful Ferraris, McLarens and other luxury sports..." April 12

  • Texans remove Deshaun Watson from intro to in-house TV show

    Clutch Points "The news coming out of the Houston Texans organization is still growing, as sexual assault allegations against Deshaun Watson continue to pile up. In fact, Deshaun Watson’s value in the league is dwindling as well. The Carolina Panthers were originally all-in on the..." April 12

  • Deshaun Watson Has No Trade Value At The Moment

    Black Sports Online "No one wants to trade for someone who might not play. I think his trade value will be fine if he settles the cases and takes a suspension. The interesting thing will be a scenario like this. What if the cases get settled but the NFL decides to suspend him, what do..." April 11

  • Deshaun Watson massage therapist tries to explain text messages that could hurt Watson’s case

    Pro Football Talk "On March 31, Jasmine Brooks became one of 18 massage therapists who issued statements in support of Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. On April 6, attorney Tony Buzbee attributed to Brooks (without specifically naming her) text messages that seemed to mesh with..." April 11

  • Deshaun Watson Reportedly ‘Still Trying To Settle’ All 22 Cases Against Him

    Total Pro Sports "From non-stop trade talks to 22 women accusing Deshaun Watson of being a sexual deviant during massage sessions. On Friday, Harris County judges ruled that four of Deshaun Watson’s accusers must refile their lawsuits under their real names. Rusty Hardin and other attorneys for..." April 10

  • Aaron Wilson acknowledges “lack of sensitivity” to “serious nature” of allegations against Deshaun Watson

    Pro Football Talk "If the aftermath of the news that the Houston Chronicle has parted ways with NFL reporters Aaron Wilson over comments he made on a Boston radio station regarding the Deshaun Watson situation, Wilson has issued a statement via social media. “I made a mistake..." April 10

  • Deshaun Watson’s Long-Time Masseuse Says He Never Asked Her For Sexual Favors

    Total Pro Sports "Jasmine Brooks has been trending a lot over the past few days after attorney Tony Buzbee attempted to expose her messages to the world regarding the Deshaun Watson situation. Buzbee read a statement provided by Jas Brooks that said: “I began providing massage therapy to Deshaun..." April 10

  • Texans reporter out of job after calling Deshaun Watson allegations 'a money grab' in radio interview "Aaron Wilson, the Houston Texans beat writer for the Houston Chronicle, is out of a job, according to Defector's Diana Moskovitz and Kalyn Kahler, just a few weeks after an eyebrow-raising interview with a Boston radio show. During the interview with The Greg Hill..." April 10

  • Houston Lawyer Disagrees With Deshaun Watson Having Consensual Sex With Masseuses, Says “No Means No”

    Total Pro Sports "The Deshaun Watson saga has to be the most high-profiled and unusual case regarding a top QB we have seen in quite some time. 22 allegations against the Houston Texans QB is one thing, but most of what we are hearing continues to play out on social media by one lawyer. Tony Buzbee,..." April 10

  • Deshaun Watson Admits Sexual Encounters with Masseuses, Always 'Consensual'

    TMZ "Deshaun Watson's attorney says the QB admits he had sexual encounters with some of his massage therapists over the years -- but insists it was always consensual. "Were there consensual encounters? Yes," Watson's attorney, Rusty Hardin, said Friday while..." April 09

  • Deshaun Watson’s Lawyer Says He Cried and Is “Dumfounded” When He Was Told He Forced A Woman

    Total Pro Sports "Deshaun Watson’s lawyer really did not help his case much at all. While taking questions during his press conference on Friday, Rusty Hardin thought it would be a good idea to tell the world Watson’s reaction to being told a woman said he forced her to do things, which..." April 09