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According to Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot, a 24th civil complaint against Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson is set to be filed on Monday.

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This new complaint comes just days after a 23rd case was filed against Watson, when word came that the quarterback had given each of the first 22 women who filed suits against him a $100,000 payout, according to a lawsuit.

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The customer in the 24th complaint, like the others, will be represented by attorney Tony Buzbee and will allege sexual misbehaviour by Watson during massage visits.

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Whether by coincidence or not, the announcement of the 24th case came just after Watson's lawyer, Rusty Hardin, published a statement clarifying an earlier radio interview in which he attempted to argue that "happy ending" massages were not illegal.

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Buzbee told ESPN's John Barr after Hardin's bizarre interview that Watson's lawyer "may have single-handedly ruined his client's case" with his statements.

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Watson is expected to play for the Browns this season after being traded from the Houston Texans earlier this year and signed a five-year, $230 million contract with Cleveland.

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Watson will not face criminal charges after two grand juries failed to indict him, and the NFL has not yet punished him or placed him on the Commissioner's Exempt List, both of which would make him ineligible to play for the Browns for an indefinite period of time.

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According to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Watson's internal probe was "nearing the end" in late May, but things could easily alter now that the two new incidents have surfaced.

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