NFL Appeals Watson Ruling

Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL appealed the 6-game suspension of Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson that was handed down by disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson on Wednesday, seeking a longer suspension and a possible fine.

BEREA, OH – JUNE 14: Deshaun Watson #4 of the Cleveland Browns throws a pass during the Cleveland Browns mandatory minicamp at CrossCountry Mortgage Campus on June 14, 2022 in Berea, Ohio. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Diamond Images via Getty Images)

The league notified the Players Association, who will now have 2 days to file a response to the appeal.

Who will hear the appeal will be decided by Goodell, who could hear it himself or designate someone else.

Per Scott Petrak from the NFL Network is reporting that the league is seeking a full year suspension, siting sources.