These Anti-Widow/Hawkeye type people seem kind of slow to follow presented information.
Check this.>>>/tv/90927137>But muh guns!
Loud and lures attention. Hawkeye isn't supposed to be like some macho military muskrat. He's supposed to make good use of stealth and practical support utility in the team. If they wanted some plain old soldier, they would have likely scouted Frank Castle as a replacement, but that would be nothing but a downgrade as far as his teamwork applications are concerned.
Also, Bullets are solitary in function, But Clint not only has multi-purpose arrows. (Spreadshot, Explosive, superheating and rope (in avengers), vortex, electric stun field (Civil war) potentially more so long as The directors bother to accent the utilities he's got available.