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Ruling Expected Monday in Deshaun Watson Arbitration

After a 15-month N.F.L. investigation into claims of sexual misconduct against Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, a decision on how or whether Watson will be disciplined under the league’s personal conduct policy is expected Monday.

Sue L. Robinson, the retired federal judge jointly appointed by the N.F.L. and the N.F.L. Players Association to oversee player discipline, notified both the league and the players union on Sunday morning that she would issue her ruling on Monday, according to two people with direct knowledge of Robinson’s communication. These people requested anonymity because Robinson has not discussed the process publicly.

More than two dozen women have accused Watson of engaging in sexually coercive and lewd behavior toward women he hired for massages from the fall of 2019 through March 2021, when he was a member of the Houston Texans.