well, they help
yeah i think there's a better chance than zero. i personally don't think it's super likely but i wouldn't be shocked either; people tend to underestimate how significant the pull of the guy who recruited them is to a player, and it's not like he'd have to battle for playing time.
i was thinking about this a few days ago as i was looking at my 11W archival stuff, and i had saved a screenshot of a comment from the dubcast that said i sound like i did bath salts when i was younger. and i've told that to people i know, and they get really upset on my behalf, but honestly i just think stuff like that is hilarious. you just have to reach a zen like state of not giving a shit
i'd go a size up. i think the shirts hold their shape pretty well over time, but like a lot of fitted-type shirts they tend to run a little smaller