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Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

Posted on: April 29, 2011 9:23 am
Edited on: April 29, 2011 9:35 am
 
Posted by Andy BenoitJ. Clausen

NFL Players are returning to work Friday morning. One of the first to show up at his team’s facility was Jimmy Clausen in Carolina.
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Sam Wyche of NFL.com reports that the Panthers had a voluntarily team meeting at 8:45 a.m. Clausen arrived at the team’s facility at 7:25.

Wyche asked Clausen the obvious question: what does he think of the Cam Newton selection?

"They've got to do what they got to do," Clausen said.

It will be interesting to see how Clausen and Newton jive when the two start working out and practicing together. As Joe Fortenbaugh of National Football Post points out, Clausen currently wears number 2 -- Newton's number at Auburn. Generally, rookies purchase their numbers from veterans. But how would it look for Clausen to sell to the man brought in to replace him so soon?

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Comments

Since: Oct 13, 2006
Posted on: November 1, 2011 6:15 pm
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

I have never been more wrong in my entire life. Although Carolina's record doesn't reflect it appears halfway through the season that Cam Newton is the real dea. Mr. Newton, I apologize.



Since: Jun 16, 2007
Posted on: May 17, 2011 1:43 pm
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

You'd understand why they have given up on Clausen so quickly if you paid attention to the Panthers last year.  That said, because Clausen was playing there was absolutely no reason to pay attention to the Panthers.



Since: Oct 13, 2006
Posted on: April 29, 2011 12:55 pm
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

I wonder if Carolina will draft Andrew Luck next year considering they have a lock on being the worst team in the NFL. I would have traded out of the first pick trying to secure two first rounders at next year's draft because EVERYONE knows the Panthers wanted to draft Andrew Luck.
It's like they're settling and buying into the overblown hype of Cam Newton. The team has made their bed and now they'll have to sleep in it for the next 5 - 7 years!!



Since: Jan 21, 2008
Posted on: April 29, 2011 12:44 pm
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

I'm not a fan of Jimmy Clausen but damn I have never seen a franchise give up on a quarterback so fast.  They could have least gave him one more year to produce and should have drafted A.J. Green to help him out.  He had no help from his line or from his running backs last year.  They gave up on him after a horrible performance his rookie year.  There have been a lot of great quarterbacks who have had a rough rookie year and their team didn't give up on them like this.  I hope this situation has lit a fire in him to compete and prove to the front office that they made a huge mistake by drafting Newton who is clearly not ready for the complexity of running a NFL offensive playbook.  



Since: Mar 19, 2008
Posted on: April 29, 2011 11:34 am
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

Hated the Clausen pick last year and hate the Newton pick this year. Richardson is allowing Marty Hurney to turn this team into the Lions from the last decade (the matt millen years, before he was finally fired 1000 WR picks later...).



Since: Sep 11, 2008
Posted on: April 29, 2011 11:22 am
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

Congrats to the Panthers.....you'll be picking 1st again for the next two years. What a joke!




Since: Oct 29, 2008
Posted on: April 29, 2011 10:37 am
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

Amen! It will take years for Carolina to recover from their recent bad choices. They will become the Detroit of the future, if they're not already there.



Since: Jun 16, 2007
Posted on: April 29, 2011 10:05 am
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

Contrary to reports, the Panthers are still waiting for Clausen to "show up".



Since: Sep 19, 2007
Posted on: April 29, 2011 10:02 am
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

I guess he's getting an early start to ride the bench...
Go ahead Jimmy and be a douch... I know you want to.



Since: Jul 10, 2007
Posted on: April 29, 2011 9:43 am
 

Clausen shows up to work early Friday morning

i think both Clausen and Newton will amount to nothing in the NFL. Cam is highly overrated and will show signs of a Jamarcus Russell shortly. Two bad choices by Carolina in the draft. There were much "smarter" QB's out threre to grab as well as an offensive lineman. Carolina what were you thinking.


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