Texans and Dolphins have Deshaun Watson have deal in place – with one big problem

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Time is winding down for the Dolphins and Texans to afloat hold connected a commercialized for Houston backmost Deshaun Watson.

Miami proprietor Stephen Ross has reportedly approved the trade, but connected the information that Watson’s ineligible issues are settled earlier the woody is done, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Watson is facing 22 civilian lawsuits of intersexual misconduct and 10 women person filed constabulary complaints. Watson denied the allegations soon aft they were made nationalist successful March.

The Dolphins and Texans person reportedly agreed to compensation connected a woody that volition nonstop Watson to Miami, but his off-field issues could halt the full process. And it’s improbable that Watson’s ineligible woes volition beryllium resolved earlier the commercialized deadline connected Nov. 2.

The Panthers person besides been intimately linked to Watson.

Ross besides wants to cognize if commissioner Roger Goodell plans to suspend Watson nether the NFL’s idiosyncratic behaviour argumentation and if so, for however long, according to the outlet.

“I cognize what it’s astir and I’m not dealing with it,” Ross told reporters connected Tuesday astatine the NFL owners meetings.

The Dolphins and Texans person  agreed to a Deshaun WatsonThe Dolphins and Texans person agreed to a Deshaun WatsonGetty Images

On Tuesday, Goodell said the NFL doesn’t person capable accusation to spot Watson connected the connected the exempt list, which is equivalent to that paid administrative leave. 

“We don’t person each the entree to that accusation and pridefulness ourselves connected not interfering with it,” Goodell said astatine an NFL owners gathering successful New York. “That process is ongoing … We don’t consciousness we person that indispensable accusation to spot him connected the exempt list.”

Per the corporate bargaining agreement, the NFL volition not subject Watson until his ineligible concern has been adjudicated.