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Deshaun Watson was grilled by Cleveland media at Browns introductory press conference

We haven't heard Deshaun Watson speak much over the last year, so it was very interesting to see him answer tough questions in front of the Cleveland media on Friday. Overall, it was a bad look for Deshaun and GM Andrew Berry in my opinion. The whole thing was uncomfortable and just felt icky. But that was to be expected in a circumstance like this.

The presser was filled with what seemed to be blatant lies from Watson and Berry. Such as, the money not being that big a factor in Watson's decision to play for Cleveland. Andrew Berry stating that Watson's base salary of $1 million in 2022 wasn't an attempt to avoid financial punishment from the league when a suspension is handed down. Also, the Browns saying they fully investigated the lawsuits against Watson, but didn't actually talk to any of the alleged victims.

Andrew Berry and owner Jimmy Haslam told the media they received "strong recommendations" from their legal team not to speak to any of the woman. The list goes on and on. When Watson was asked tough questions about the sexual assault allegations, he was able to hide behind the ongoing lawsuits and not comment.

Watson was also asked about the status of the lawsuits, and said he didn't plan on settling the cases and plans to keep fighting and trying to clear his name. One of the highlights of the day was Watson saying he has "no regrets" for what has transpired over the last year.

In the end, the Browns basically said they felt comfortable with Deshaun as a person, and that ultimately led to the decision to trade for him.

I highly recommend watching the full press conference above, especially if you're a fan of cringe-worthy pressers. And let's give credit to the Cleveland and national media for asking tough questions and not backing down. See you later Deshaun, you're Cleveland's problem now.

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Deshaun Watson will make his Cleveland Browns debut this Sunday against his former team at NRG Stadium. Watson has completed his suspension from the NFL for alleged sexual misconduct with dozens of massage therapists, and this Sunday will be the first game he has played in 700 days.

The Browns sit at 4-7 hoping Watson will be the spark the team needs to stack some wins and get into the Wild Card race. The Texans are still searching for their second win of the season, and many believe the team will be hiring another head coach come January.

With this in mind, who has the worst reputation? The Texans or Deshaun Watson?

It seems like an easy answer with Watson's legal troubles, but upon further review, the answer has to be the Texans. The Texans have hired two consecutive coaches that no other NFL team even interviewed. It seems like no quality candidates have any interest in coaching the Texans. Watson, however, had teams lining up for his services when the Texans decided to trade him.

Be sure to check out the video above as we dive into this topic and make a convincing case, as crazy as it sounds, that Watson is perceived to have a better reputation.

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