Deshaun Watson's legal problems in Houston continue to linger as he prepares for his second Cleveland season.
The Browns quarterback will give a deposition in one of two civil lawsuits that have been filed against him due to sexual misconduct.
Watson was required to produce records from any communications between him and Jane Doe, the plaintiff, as per court documents filed in Harris County Texas.
Watson settled with more than two dozen women in the past who had accused him of sexual misconduct during massage therapy sessions when he was playing for the Texans. Watson was not indicted on criminal charges by two separate grand juries of Texas last year.
Watson's deposition in the case where the woman claims that the quarterback allegedly forced her to oral sex.
Watson was suspended for 11 games by the NFL last season after he violated its personal conduct policy. The Browns acquired the three-time Pro Bowler despite his legal issues in March 2022. They convinced him to change his decision and join Cleveland by offering him a $230 million fully guaranteed contract.
Watson showed signs of rust and went 3-3 in six starts after the suspension was lifted. He has been working out in Houston near his home during the offseason.
On April 17, the Browns will begin their offseason training program.