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4 reasons the Deshaun rumors aren't what you think

With betting lines being set regarding Deshaun Watson's next destination, John Granato and Lance Zierlein discuss if Watson would really be happier playing for Bill Belichick and the Patriots.

That's doubtful because O'Brien runs his organization with a similar iron fist as Belichick, there's a lack of offensive weapons in New England, Belichick is a defensive-minded coach, and this feels like a lateral move for Watson when it comes to winning. Check out the discussion and judge for yourself.

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After Yordan Alvarez suffered an injury on Thursday from colliding into Jeremy Peña in short left field, many fans and media are questioning whether Alvarez should DH exclusively to keep injuries like this from happening.

While this may prevent injuries from happening in left field, there are numerous ways of getting hurt, such as running the bases, and we saw Alvarez miss some time recently with a hand injury from swinging the bat.

Plus, playing Yordan in left where he's at least an average outfielder, allows veterans like Michael Brantley and Jose Altuve to slide in the DH spot to get some much-needed rest over the course of the season. And there's an argument being made that Yordan is better at the plate when he's playing the field.

Be sure to check out the video above as we debate this hot topic!

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