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How O'Brien's ego painted the Texans into a dark corner

When Bill O'Brien traded away Jadeveon Clowney to the Seahawks in August, many of the Texans faithful already had some reservations.

Now with J.J. Watt out for the rest of the season with a pectoral injury, and with all the moves Houston made during this season, a spotlight is shining down on Bill O'Brien concerning some of the decisions the Texans have made with him at the wheel.

ESPN 97.5's Joel Blank explains why Bill O'Brien and the Texans are in a tough spot right now.

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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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