Tag:Hunter Caldwell
Posted on: July 28, 2010 12:21 pm

Clausen signs rookie contract

There will be a real quarterback competition in Carolina after all. Now that Jimmy Clausen has signed a four-year deal that includes $2.53 million in guarantees, via the Associated Press , the Panthers second-round pick officially can begin trying to take down Matt Moore, Hunter Caldwell and Tony Pike to win the starting job.

For now, Moore – who played well at the end of last season – is the man to beat. It would be a bit of a surprise if Clausen could rise from third-string to first-string during training camp.

According to reports, Clausen’s deal could be worth as much as $6.3 million.

In other Notre Dame news, second round pick WR Golden Tate tweets today that he also has reached a deal with the Seahawks. From his Twitter page : "Praise God!!! Terms and conditions have been reached for the seattle seahawks! Let's play ball! "

--Josh Katzowitz

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