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Something to Think About: Clausen vs Bradford

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bradford essentially went into the offseason as the starting QB. everything in the offeseason and training camp leading up to the regular season, including all four preseason games went on with him as the starter.

clausen is at least a couple months behind bradford. they went into this season intending on moore being able to do the job for a year or two while they brought clausen along slowly. they changed course and clausen suddenly finds himself thrown into the starting role. give him a couple months and i doubt you will find as much separation between them. next year you won't find much at all.

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bradford essentially went into the offseason as the starting QB. everything in the offeseason and training camp leading up to the regular season, including all four preseason games went on with him as the starter.

clausen is at least a couple months behind bradford. they went into this season intending on moore being able to do the job for a year or two while they brought clausen along slowly. they changed course and clausen suddenly finds himself thrown into the starting role. give him a couple months and i doubt you will find as much separation between them. next year you won't find much at all.

I certainly hope you're right, the lack of reps with #1s at camp is a legitimate point...

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bradford essentially went into the offseason as the starting QB. everything in the offeseason and training camp leading up to the regular season, including all four preseason games went on with him as the starter.

clausen is at least a couple months behind bradford. they went into this season intending on moore being able to do the job for a year or two while they brought clausen along slowly. they changed course and clausen suddenly finds himself thrown into the starting role. give him a couple months and i doubt you will find as much separation between them. next year you won't find much at all.

I thought for most of camp AJ feely was the starter untill he got hurt??

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Wasn't Bradford prepped for the starting role for much of TC? I mean, even when they were doing the "we don't know who will start" thing, they were still giving Bradford half or over half the reps with the 1st stringers.

I don't remember seeing Clausen getting a ton of reps with the first string guys back then, I remember all off-season and TC, it was the Matt Moore show.

That, and Bradford seems to be getting all day in his pocket compared to what the Panthers Oline is giving Clausen.

Not using any of it as an excuse, just saying.

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I thought for most of camp AJ feely was the starter untill he got hurt??
I know exactly, but AJ Feeley did start the first pre-season game (the one he got hurt in), so I would assume that he got the reps in TC.

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Yeah, the crazy thing about that is they said the one tackle is a rookie and the other is in his 2nd year I think... Pretty pathetic when you look at our line...

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+1 on Bradford going through TC as the starter. Also, while the Rams' WRs aren't superstars they also aren't rookies.

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Well I mean if your looking for a defense of Clausen... He's done something that Bradford has yet to do... Go a whole game without throwing an int...

That comparison can't even be close to made. Bradford throws much more, his first start he threw over 50 times. Clausen throws 20-30. Also, Bradford has done something Clausen hasn't yet: win.

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bradford essentially went into the offseason as the starting QB. everything in the offeseason and training camp leading up to the regular season, including all four preseason games went on with him as the starter.

clausen is at least a couple months behind bradford. they went into this season intending on moore being able to do the job for a year or two while they brought clausen along slowly. they changed course and clausen suddenly finds himself thrown into the starting role. give him a couple months and i doubt you will find as much separation between them. next year you won't find much at all.

found a link..going into camp Feely was the starter and Bradford did not start all 4 games..when Feely got hurt Bradford took over

A.J. Feeley will start ahead of No. 1 overall draft pick Sam Bradford in the Rams' second preseason game, although the rookie might get a few more plays

Bradford and veteran A.J. Feeley split the first- and second-team reps equally, a slight change designed to get more work for Feeley as the season approaches

http://www.nfl.com/preseason/story/09000d5d819e0318/article/rams-to-start-feeley-ahead-of-rookie-qb-bradford-vs-browns

http://espn.go.com/blog/nfcwest/post/_/id/21446/first-impressions-from-rams-practice

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That comparison can't even be close to made. Bradford throws much more, his first start he threw over 50 times. Clausen throws 20-30. Also, Bradford has done something Clausen hasn't yet: win.

Wins, like losses, are a team effort.

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