Report says Deshaun Watson, Cleveland Browns quarterback, saw at most 66 massage therapists in a 17-month span.

The New York Times reported Tuesday, Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson Booked massage appointments with at most 66 women in the span of 17 months from fall 2019 to spring 2021.

The list of 66 includes 24 women who have sued Watson. One woman filed a lawsuit against Watson but she withdrew her complaint. Two women filed criminal complaints against Watson. At least 15 therapists issued statements of support at Watson's request. There were at least four therapists who contracted with the Texans. Five women were identified by the plaintiffs lawyers during the civil suit investigation. And, at least 15 other women whose appointments were confirmed with Watson. interviews and records reviewed by The Times.

Several of these women spoke publicly for the first-time to the Times. Watson was not sued by the woman and the police were not contacted. One woman said that Watson demanded sexual acts during their massages, even “begging” her for his penis.

The New York Times also reported, that Watson gave a non-disclosure agreement to certain women to sign from Brent Naccara (Texans' Director of Security). The Times reports Watson's NDA was found in Watson’s locker at NRG Stadium just days after Watson posted Watson's Instagram number.

Although the Texans declined comment on the NDA they stated in a statement that Watson's allegations were first discovered by them in March 2021, when the first lawsuit was filed.

The plaintiff allegedly massaged Watson twice in the latest lawsuit filed Monday. According to the lawsuit, Watson had to abruptly leave after receiving a call. According to the lawsuit, Watson was scheduled for a second massage several days later. The woman claims that Watson exposed himself and masturbated during this session and offered no explanation or apology. According to the lawsuit, Watson quit massage therapy “shortly afterwards.”

Rusty Hardin Watson, Watson's attorney released Monday night a statement saying that they could not respond to the lawsuit. Our legal team did not have the time to review this new filing, and we had not yet heard her name. Deshaun denies that he was in any way inappropriate with any of these plaintiffs.”

Watson participated in the Browns' charity golf tournament in Rocky River, Ohio, as the 24th lawsuit was being officially announced. He declined to speak with the media.

Two grand juries from Texas did not decide to indict Watson this year. However, the NFL is now investigating whether Watson violated its code. The NFL also interviewed Watson in person last month as part its investigation. Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the league, stated that he believed the NFL was close to the end of its investigation. However, he couldn't provide a time frame for when a decision might be made.

Watson denied any wrongdoing.

He stated, March 25, that “What I can do is continue to tell the truth” in his first media interview since joining Browns. “And that's because I have never assaulted, disowned or harassed any women in my lifetime.”

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