NFL News – NFL’s Deshaun Watson Appeal

deshaun-watson.jpg  Former N.J. Attorney General to Hear NFL’s Watson Appeal – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday designated former New Jersey attorney general Peter C. Harvey to hear the league’s appeal of Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson‘s six-game suspension for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy, NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo reported. “Mr. Harvey served as the Attorney General of New Jersey and is now a partner at the Paterson Belknap firm in New York,” the league said Thursday in a statement. “He has also served as a federal prosecutor. He has deep expertise in criminal law, including domestic violence and sexual assault, and has advised the NFL and other professional leagues on the development and implementation of workplace policies, including the NFL’s Personal Conduct Policy. Mr. Harvey has also served as the Commissioner’s designee in other arbitrations.” Harvey served as the New Jersey attorney general from 2003-2006. Read more at:  https://www.nfl.com/news/nfl-commissioner-roger-goodell-designates-former-n-j-attorney-general-peter-c-ha (Around the NFL Staff)

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