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Skip and Shannon have strong reactions to latest report about Watson's punishment

Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe react to Deshaun Watson settling 20 of the 24 lawsuits against him on Tuesday. Both Skip and Shannon believe settling these cases was the right move for Watson, but league VP of communications Brian McCarthy has stated that settling the cases will have no impact on punishment.

Finally, the guys react to an article in USA Todayreporting that the NFL will seek a full year suspension.

"Three people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports that they expect the NFL will push for a one-year suspension. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on behalf of the NFL."

Both Skip and Shannon conclude that anything less than one year seems pretty unlikely at this point, but this could come with some complications for commissioner Roger Goodel. Especially when an appeal takes place, which seems like the favorite at this point because one side is not going to be happy with the decision.

Check out the video above for the full discussion.

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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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