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Mr. Scot

The future of Clausen

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but the Panthers have always carried 3 QBs on their roster and Gettleman did so in New York as well. In this day and age of injuries to QBs, why risk having only 2 available on game day?

AE can "fill in" as a third QB. No need to keep both DA and JC.

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but the Panthers have always carried 3 QBs on their roster and Gettleman did so in New York as well. In this day and age of injuries to QBs, why risk having only 2 available on game day?

Because we have Armanti, who with our offensive line would be much more serviceable than Clausen. If the holes are still there in the oline we need a more mobile quarter than Pickles. I cringe when he steps up in the pocket right into offensive lineman. Edwards could serve as an emergency QB while not taking up a roster spot. When was the last time the top 2 QBs went down for any other team?

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You mean to tell me that his future isn't as the Panthers star and greatest QB of all time? Has anybody told Mel Kiper yet?

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Not much closer. Tom Brady notwithstanding, it's smash-mouth football with a lot of play action.

I'm not saying that his skill set isn't suited for it, but he's never shown me a talent for short timing routes, and he has shown an ability to throw a deep ball (even if there is a lot of air under it). So given that, I guess my thought here is that it's not too likely Clausen, a product of down-field offenses (Coryell and E-P) would look to join a WCO team. Nor would a WCO team be looking his way necessarily.

If that's the case, then the Jets won't be interested. If I were him, I would be asking my agent to call Buffalo, Jacksonville, and *shudder* Oakland. I can't think of any other team that's a real candidate, although being the backup in Arizona could net some playing time this year when Palmer gets hurt.

Granted all of Clausen's pro experience is with a longball team, but realistically, he hasn't looked that good.

Someone else mentioned Andy Reid's Chiefs. I'd agree with that as a good destination for him.

(man, it's still weird talking about Andy Reid coaching somewhere other than Philly)

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Here's a fun thought...

The Giants have had what you could term a 'good cop/bad cop' rotation at quarterback with Eli Manning as the starter and David Carr as the backup.

Wonder if Gettleman would be tempted to follow that model, release Derek Anderson and go into the season with Newton and Clausen one and two :blink:

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Keeping three qb's is dumb.

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DA is and always will be crap without Chud

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Does he have a CDL.

Because I'm looking dump truck drivers.

401 K health insurance dental insurance 13 to 16 dollars an hour.

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I would really like to Clausen have a solid performance against the Steelers and potentially set ourselves up for a OL trade.

 

 

Back up OL for Jimmy??? Win, win!

 

 

I am not an NFL trade Guru by any means but speaking in anecdotal terms, I wonder what the track record is with NFL teams trading 3rd string QB's?   Perhaps we can get a conditional parking attendant or concession stand worker.

 

Nothing against parking attendants or concession stand workers. 

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