How Deshaun Watson Became the N.F.L.'s Biggest Scandal
This episode contains details of alleged sexual assault.
In the past year, more than 20 women have accused the star N.F.L. quarterback Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct.
Despite the allegations, Watson has signed one of the most lucrative contracts in the history of football, with the Cleveland Browns, and will take the field today for training camp.
Guest: Jenny Vrentas, a sports reporter for The New York Times.
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- The accusations have been frequent and startling: More than two dozen women have said that Watson harassed or assaulted them. Watson and his lawyers say the encounters were innocuous.
- N.F.L. players pay a small price when accused of violence against women, a peer-reviewed study has found.
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