The women’s group called Deshawn Watson’s ruling “unacceptable, offensive and dangerous.”

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Six game suspension Deshawn Watson Monday was torn up by the National Organization for Women (NOW) hours after the decision was announced.

Former federal judge Sue L. Robinson ruled and overturned the suspension. quarterback Cleveland Browns. The NFL has three days to appeal the decision. Watson has faced two dozen civil lawsuits alleging sexual harassment. He settled 23 of them. He also avoided criminal charges by two grand juries in Texas.

NOW called the decision “unacceptable, offensive and dangerous, but not surprising.”

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Deshawn Watson #4 of the Cleveland Browns watches the Cleveland Browns practice camp at the CrossCountry Mortgage Campus on July 27, 2022 in Berea, Ohio.

Deshawn Watson #4 of the Cleveland Browns watches the Cleveland Browns practice camp at the CrossCountry Mortgage Campus on July 27, 2022 in Berea, Ohio.
(Nick Cammett/Getty Images)

“The NFL and the multi-billion dollar sports industry are committed to resolving sexual misconduct, assault and violence,” the women’s organization said in a press release. “They even wrote it into Deshawn Watson’s $230 million contract!

“The Browns knew their star recruit would be sidelined for at least part of this year’s season due to his record of sex offenses, and so they restructured his contract, making the bulk of his $46 million first-year payout a ‘signing bonus. “. “not tied to him playing actual games.”

The organization called on the NFL to “change its business model” going forward.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshawn Watson (center) takes part in practice during an NFL training camp, Monday, August.  January 1, 2022 in Berea, Ohio.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshawn Watson (center) takes part in practice during an NFL training camp, Monday, August. January 1, 2022 in Berea, Ohio.
(AP Photo/Nick Cammett)

DESHAUN WATSON’S ABSENCE EXPLAINED IN DISCIPLINARY OFFICER’S 16-PAGE REPORT

“Deshaun Watson must not profit from his horrendous behavior and the NFL must change its business model that allows, permits and covers up sexual misconduct to one that respects women and holds rapists accountable,” the group said in a statement.

“Shame on the Cleveland Browns for rewarding Deshawn Watson and shame on the NFL for maintaining a system where money talks and women are not heard.”

If the NFL decides to appeal, Watson could return in Week 7 against Baltimore Ravens.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshawn Watson prepares to throw a pass during NFL practice camp, Monday, August.  January 1, 2022 in Berea, Ohio.

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshawn Watson prepares to throw a pass during NFL practice camp, Monday, August. January 1, 2022 in Berea, Ohio.
(AP Photo/Nick Cammett)

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The game will be scheduled for October. 23 in Baltimore. This is the same month as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.