Deshaun Watson, QB (CLE)

NFL Players Association files reply

The NFL Players Association has responded in writing to the NFL's appeal of disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson's decision to recommend a six-game suspension for Watson for violating the league's personal conduct policy, Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Barring a settlement between the NFL and NFLPA, the appeal will be heard by former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey, who was appointed to do so Thursday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Citing a source familiar with the appeal, NFL Network's Judy Battista indicated that the league is seeking a one-year suspension for Watson. According to ESPN.com, there's no timeline for when Harvey will hear the appeal, but the report notes that according to the league's personal conduct policy, it's in line to be done on an expedited basis.

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Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt

RB | CLE

Participating in team drills Sunday

Hunt returned to team drills Sunday after voluntarily sitting out the last two days while disgruntled with his current contract, Jake Trotter of ESPN.com reports.

David Bell

WR | CLE

Could play preseason opener

Cleveland head coach Kevin Stefanski did not rule out Bell playing the preseason opener Friday in Jacksonville, Chris Easterling of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Kareem Hunt

Kareem Hunt

RB | CLE

Wants new contract

Hunt has not participated in team drills over the last two days as he looks for a contract extension, Josina Anderson of CBS Sports reports.

David Bell

WR | CLE

Off PUP list

Bell was activated off the PUP list Saturday, Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports.

Jakeem Grant Sr.

Jakeem Grant Sr.

WR | CLE

Gets steady reps

Grant has benefited from injuries at wide receiver to get steady reps during drills, Anthony Poisal of the Browns' official site reports.

Deshaun Watson

Deshaun Watson

QB | CLE

Goodell names designee for appeal

Commissioner Roger Goodell has designated former New Jersey attorney general Peter C. Harvey to hear the league's appeal of Watson's six-game suspension for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, NFL.com reports.

Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper

WR | CLE

Quick return to practice

Cooper (ankle) returned to practice Wednesday after missing Tuesday's session, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Nick Chubb

Nick Chubb

RB | CLE

Looking ready for Week 1

Chubb participated Tuesday in the first fully padded practice of Browns training camp, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.