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Roger Goodell Was Asked About The Deshaun Watson Investigation

Roger Goodell on the field before an NFL game.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell enters the stadium ahead of the game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Over the past few weeks, no athlete has dominated the headlines more than Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson.

In late March, the Browns made a blockbuster trade with the Houston Texans for the Pro Bowl quarterback. However, there are still significant questions about how many games - if any - Watson will be able to play in 2022.

The NFL is still investigating the allegations from 22 women who claimed sexual misconduct by the former first-round pick. Just before the 2022 NFL draft kicked off, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was asked about a possible suspension for Watson.

Goodell didn't have much to offer.

"We’re taking it very seriously," Goodell told ESPN, via Browns reporter Jake Trotter. "Our investigators are working on that. … There’s no timetable on it. … The investigation is still ongoing."

There are still 22 civil lawsuits against Watson, though it's unclear when - or if - those will ever go to trial.

The Browns clearly aren't worried about Watson's longterm availability. Cleveland gave the star quarterback a $230 million guaranteed contract, the largest in NFL history - by far.

Will he receive a suspension?