Data Scout Notes: ManningFinalist/PManning/PMaxwell/PO'Brien
Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Quarterback Jimmy Clausen. The Panthers should be ecstatic to get a guy who was ranked in the top 10 on a lot of boards, including their own, at No. 48.
Round 2/48 -- Jimmy Clausen, QB, 6-3, 222, Notre Dame: The Panthers were ecstatic to have Clausen fall to them at No. 48 since they had him among the top 10 players on their draft board. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout *Jimmy Clausen News
06/12/14 - QB Jimmy Clausen's first look at the Bears offense gave him some confidence.
"It's a West Coast system; I think that fits me well," he said.
Clausen had a torn labrum last year but deems himself 100 percent healthy now.
"It feels great," he said. "My body is probably the best it's felt since going into my junior year of college before I hurt my toe."
06/05/14 - The Chicago Bears signed quarterback Jimmy Clausen to a one-year contract and waived linebacker Lawrence Wilson.
Clausen spent last season on injured reserve with the Carolina Panthers after suffering a shoulder injury in the preseason finale. He joins a mix of players in Chicago competing for the backup role to Jay Cutler vacated by Josh McCown, who is slated to be the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' starter this season.
Jordan Palmer entered the offseason program as the No. 2 quarterback, while the team also spent a sixth-round pick on former San Jose State star David Fales and has Jerrod Johnson on the roster.
"Excited to start a new chapter with the @ChicagoBears !" Clausen tweeted Thursday. "Blessed to have this opportunity and looking forward to getting started!!"
09/02/13 - QB Jimmy Clausen was placed on reserve/injured Sunday.
09/01/13 - QB Jimmy Clausen was waived/injured by the Panthers, so he will be placed on reserve/injured after clearing waivers.
08/31/13 - QB Jimmy Clausen was released by the Carolina Panthers on Saturday as the team got down to the league-mandated 53-player roster to start the season.