The lawyer representing the women accusing Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct said Sunday he would address “important and significant developments” in the case against the NFL star.
While we wait for that, Texans owner Cal McNair came out on Monday and delivered a strong repsonse to the allegations against Watson.
In the first part of the letter, McNair speaks on the team making numerous moves this offseason to improve the roster.
“We thank you for your continued support and commitment to the Houston Texans. We are deep in planning for the new season and very much looking forward to welcoming you back to NRG Stadium General Manager Nick Caserio and his staff have been incredibly busy during the first month of the new league year as we’ve completed over 40 transactions, including four trades.
We are working hard to improve our roster, increase competition across the team and foster a culture of winning, while we remain focused on our ultimate goal – bringing a championship to this great city of Houston.”
That’s when the letter began to address the numerous civil lawsuits against quarterback Deshaun Watson.
“We want to take this opportunity to address the complaint filed with the Houston Police Department (HPD) and the allegations made in the civil lawsuits filed against Deshaun Watson. We want to assure you that we take these allegations very seriously.
As reported, HPD and the National Football League are conducting investigations and we will cooperate fully. We respect the legal process and will continue to monitor the situation closely. While we await the conclusion of these investigations, we express our strong stance against any form of sexual assault.
Our family and the entire Houston Texans organization are deeply troubled by any form of abuse and we condemn this type of behavior. We will continue to commit resources to help prevent abusive behaviors from occurring in our community and focused on our ultimate goal – bringing a championship to this great city of Houston.”
Watson is facing 22 lawsuits accusing him of sexual misconduct. His lawyer also released 18 testimonials from women dismissing any concerns about his behavior.