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Roger Goodell Has Official Tuesday Update On Deshaun Watson

NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Last week, reports surfaced about a new lawsuit tied to Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson. 

When asked if Watson has followed guidelines relating to his original 11-game suspension, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stated today that the Browns' quarterback "has followed all of the terms of the agreement.”

"NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asked whether @deshaunwatson has followed the league’s guidelines tied to his suspension: 'Yes, he has followed all of the terms of the agreement'," Goodell announced today, senior NFL reporter Albert Breer tweeted. 

Goodell's comments today also go hand-in-hand with what Brian McCarthy, Vice President of Communications for the NFL, said when he spoke last Friday about Watson. 

In a tweet sent out by Browns' beat writer Mary Kay Cabot Friday, McCarthy was reported to have said the following on Watson:

"Watson’s status remains unchanged. We will monitor developments in the newly-filed litigation; & any conduct that warrants further investigation or possible addt'l sanctions would be addressed w/in the Personal Conduct Policy."

Watson, should there be no amendments to his current suspension, will be eligible to return in Week 13 when the Browns face the Houston Texans.