Tony Buzbee, the lawyer for most women who have sued Deshaun Watson for sexual misconduct, put ESPN’s Adam Schefter on blast.
Earlier this year, Schefter found himself in hot water when he appeared to sympathize with Watson after he was acquitted by a grand jury.
This is why Deshaun Watson, from the beginning, welcomed a police investigation: He felt he knew that the truth would come out. And today, a grand jury did not charge him on any of the criminal complaints.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2022
On Thursday, Buzbee referenced Schefter’s tweet during a press conference.
Tony Buzbee, the attorney for 24 women who sued Deshaun Watson (all but one has settled), takes issue with this tweet by ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. Buzbee called it "nonsense" and cited posts like that as a reason why victims don't come forward in sexual assault incidents. pic.twitter.com/e7xtYzbshH
— A.J. Perez (@byajperez) August 4, 2022
We all know about the tweet that was sent out from a so-called insider. These kind of tweets, this kind of foolishness, is exactly why people do not pursue justice.”
"We all know about the tweet that was sent out from a so-called insider. These kind of tweets, this kind of foolishness, is exactly why people do not pursue justice."
Attorney Tony Buzbee slams Adam Schefter during a presser, bringing a giant cutout of his Deshaun Watson tweet. pic.twitter.com/JWw1qiic1r
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) August 4, 2022
Buzbee is currently calling on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to significantly increase Watson’s suspension above six games.
“Our message to the NFL is simple and clear: Every victim of sexual assault is watching the NFL and Roger Goodell,” Buzbee said.
“Six games isn’t even a slap on the wrist. It’s a kiss on the cheek