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The Carolina Panthers have released cornerback Drayton Florence and quarterback Jimmy Clausen.
Per a league source, the Panthers have cut Florence.
Due to make a base salary of only $940,000 in 2013, the 10-year veteran becomes a free agent. He has played for the Chargers, Jaguars, Bills, and Lions.
#Panthers have released QB Jimmy Clausen, I'm told. Former 2nd rounder.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2013
I’m kind of surprised that Clausen lasted this long.
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