A grand jury has reportedly been convened in the investigation into Deshaun Watson.
According to Mark Berman, a grand jury has been put together to determine whether or not there is enough evidence against the Texans quarterback to charge him. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
According to sources with knowledge of the situation there is a Harris County grand jury investigation being used to determine if there is sufficient evidence to bring criminal charges against #Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson stemming from the 22 civil lawsuits filed against… pic.twitter.com/xRADFNry3R
— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) August 13, 2021
REPORT: Police Are Trying To Interview The Woman Who Made Graphic ‘Butt’ Allegations Against Texans QB Deshaun Watson https://t.co/S3ASR8MlHH
— Daily Caller (@DailyCaller) August 6, 2021
This is a huge update to Watson’s situation, and it’s the latest sign that it’s unlikely he steps on a field this season.
Sit back and think for a second the kind of PR disaster it would be if the Texans played a guy facing criminal allegations.
Deshaun Watson update: Houston PD has reportedly been inquiring about how it can reach and interview this woman who did an alleged tell all on Youtube but has not filed a civil suit, acc’d to sources. 👇 Plus, I’m told there are zero settlement talks happening https://t.co/N6I641Xclb
— Amy Dash (@AmyDashTV) August 5, 2021
The civil case is already bad enough. It’s been a PR nightmare. Now, imagine what would happen if charges were brought.
Roger Goodell would have no choice but to make sure Watson was put on the commissioner’s exempt list at a minimum.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) July 27, 2021
Keep checking back for the latest details as we have them.