JIMMY CLAUSEN NEWS

NFL Notes: Bears, Chargers, Giants & Seahawks

  Bears The Bears will head into training camp with Jordan Palmer as the “front-runner” to win the backup quarterback job over Jimmy Clausen, according to Michael C. Wright of ESPN.com. However, Wright admits Clausen is expected to push Palmer for the job. Chicago used a sixth-round pick on David Fales, but according to Wright, the Bears are expected to bring him along...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Trestman expects Jimmy Clausen to remain on Bears’ roster

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman said Thursday that the team would trim its roster of five quarterbacks before the start of training camp, but he expects Jimmy Clausen to be one of the signal callers to stick around. “We’re going through the process today of trying to work a little bit with our roster,” Trestman said, per ESPN.com. “I think that Jimmy has competed, and...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Marc Trestman expects Jimmy Clausen to remain on Bears’ roster

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman said Thursday that the team would trim its roster of five quarterbacks before the start of training camp, but he expects Jimmy Clausen to be one of the signal callers to stick around. “We’re going through the process today of trying to work a little bit with our roster,” Trestman said, per ESPN.com. “I think that Jimmy has competed, and...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Clausen caught attention of Bears staff

The Chicago Bears signed Jimmy Clausen earlier this month as a potential backup to Jay Cutler, and the former Notre Dame star may actually have a shot at making the team. According to Michael C. Wright of ESPNChicago.com, Clausen “caught the coaching staff’s attention” during minicamp this week. “We’re going through the process today of […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Clausen expected to stick with Bears

Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman revealed Thursday that the club was looking to trim its roster of five quarterbacks as mandatory minicamp concluded, and he expects recent addition Jimmy Clausen to be one of the signal callers to stick. “We’re going through the process today of trying to work a little bit with our roster,” Trestman said. “I think that Jimmy has competed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights From Marc Trestman’s Post Practice Press Conference

Posted to Monsters of the MidwayThe Chicago Bears had minicamp practice today before they head to Bourbonnais to training camp. Here are some of the highlight courtesy of Zach Zaidman’s twitter account (@ZachZaidman) Marc Trestman: "It's time to get away the next few weeks before training camp, but it's not a vacation." — Zach Zaidman (@ZachZaidman) June 19...
Via Sports Mockery
21 days ago  |  Discuss

MAILBAG: Is Chris Conte done?

There’s a lot of Brock Vereen love going around these days with good reason. The rookie safety is running with the first team defense and seems to be performing well according to the coaches. Our mailbag focuses on the potential fall out from Vereen’s early success.   Will Chris Conte even make this team? - John in Wrigleyville It’s still too early to speculate but he needs...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Decision day looming for Bears quarterback group

The Bears’ three-day mandatory minicamp opened on Tuesday with five quarterbacks still in uniforms: Jay Cutler, Jimmy Clausen, David Fales, Jerrod Johnson and Jordan Palmer. Of those, one is expected to be gone perhaps as early as the end of this week. The Bears are not required to cut anyone at this point but the organization has a history of letting players go once decisions...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Injury Update: Jordan Palmer has strained pectoral muscle

With the departure of Josh McCown in free agency, the Chicago Bears are searching for a suitable backup quarterback to Jay Cutler heading into the coming season. Jordan Palmer was the early front runner after being re-signed in March, but David Fales was drafted in May and Jimmy Clausen was added to the mix earlier this month.Palmer reportedly missed last Wednesday's OTA practice...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jimmy Clausen Finds Another NFL Home with Chicago Bears

Former quarterback Brady Quinn has played for more NFL teams than I can recall off the top of my head, and now his successor at Notre Dame, Jimmy Clausen, is now officially getting his second chance to make it in the National Football League. Clausen has signed a deal with the Chicago Bears. Of course this signing by the Bears has brought about some skepticism. As most fans of the...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jimmy Clauson is excited for a new opportunity

The Bears made some interesting news last week when they signed former Notre Dame and Carolina Panthers quarterback Jimmy Clauson. It may be a curious and somewhat unpopular move but Clauson is sure excited to be in Chicago. It was Bears quarterback coach Steve Clarkson who broke the news on his own twitter account. Interesting. RT@steveclarkson Congrats @JimmyClausen former #NotreDameQB...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Forte brimming with optimism

Standing as close as he'll get to Soldier Field sod until August, Chicago running back Matt Forte glanced out onto the stadium grass and envisioned what the Bears offense could do in Year Two under coach Marc Trestman. "If we keep working hard we're going to take this offense, hopefully, to the top of the league," Forte said. "There's no ceiling. There...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears sign Jimmy Clausen: real life J.D. McCoy from FNL

In honor of the Chicago Bears signing Jimmy Clausen to serve as a back-up to Jay Cuter, I’m re-publishing running this article from April 21st, 2010. Former Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen and his so-called character issues, are truly just fabrications when you break them down. In the Draft evaluation process, scouts and NFL “cognoscenti” alike said he was immature and...
Via The Sports Bank
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign Jimmy Clausen to one-year deal

The Chicago Bears announced Thursday that they have signed quarterback Jimmy Clausen to a one-year contract and waived linebacker Lawrence Wilson. Clausen, a former Carolina Panthers second round pick,  started 10 of 13 games played during four seasons with the Panthers from 2010-13.  In 2010, Clausen completed 157 of 299 passes for 1,558 yards with three touchdowns, nine interceptions...
Via Sports-Glory
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign Jimmy Clausen

The Chicago Bears signed former Panthers quarterback Jimmy Clausen. Bears are signing former Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen, per QB coach @steveclarkson. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 5, 2014 You have to figure if anyone can help Clausen, it would be Marc Trestman. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Sign Former Panthers Quarterback Jimmy Clausen To One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears added yet another name to their backup quarterback competition, signing former Notre Dame standout Jimmy Clausen, the team announced Thursday. LM: #Bears have signed QB Jimmy Clausen to 1-year deal & waived LB Lawrence Wilson.— Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) June 05, 2014 Clausen’s quarterbacks coach, Steve Clarkson, first reported the news. Shortly after...
Via NESN.com
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign former Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen

The Bears in a surprising move on Thursday signed former Panthers quarterback Jimmy Clausen, the Chicago Tribune first reported. A second-round pick out of Notre Dame in 2010, Clausen will compete with Jordan Palmer, Jerrod Johnson and rookie David Fales for the backup job behind Jay Cutler. Clausen, 26, played in 13 games with 10 starts as a rookie in 2010, completing 52.5 percent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Signing QB Jimmy Clausen

  The Chicago Bears are signing former Panthers QB Jimmy Clausen to a contract, according to quarterback coach Steve Clarkson. There has been a lot made about the Bears backup quarterback situation as they currently have Jordan Palmer and sixth-round pick David Fales behind Jay Cutler. Clausen, 26, is coming off of a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder, but it seems unlikely...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Carolina Panthers have a top-15 front office in the NFL

With the draft only two days away, fans around the country are hoping that their team uses the three-day selection meeting to rebuild, restock or reload their roster. It’s an event that can transform a franchise, for better or worse, if things aren’t handled in the proper way. Being successful during the draft ultimately comes down to one thing: Making good decisions. When trade...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The 2011 draft: The beginning of a new era for the Carolina Panthers

After a franchise worst 2-14 season, the Carolina Panthers fired John Fox and hired former Chicago defensive coordinator Ron Rivera as head coach, a position he still fills today. However, long time general manager Marty Hurney was still in charge and had his hands in a lot of the draft proceedings. With Ron Rivera’s first pick as a head coach, he knew he had to find a new franchise...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

How the failures of the 2010 draft for the Carolina Panthers went beyond Jimmy Clausen

Continuing our recap of past draft classes of the Carolina Panthers, we finally get into modern times, this time in the last year of longest tenured head coach John Fox, who entered this draft with general manager Marty Hurney following a mediocre 8-8 season. Fox desperately needed a good draft with rumors of him being on the hot seat, but that’s a difficult task without the luxury...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 draft busts in Carolina Panthers history

A lot of talk in the NFL Draft is about the “bust potential” of a prospect. Sure, they all have certain traits that give them the chance to excel at the next level, but there’s a reason the average career life span in the NFL is just three years. Well, more presciently, there are many reasons the average career life span in the NFL is just three years, and therefore why there...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Once-prized QB Jimmy Clausen just wants another NFL chance

Jimmy Clausen has two modest goals at the moment: get his throwing arm back in shape and find a job. And he hasn't given up on being an NFL starter again, either. "That's what I want," Clausen, once a prized prep recruit and Notre Dame standout, told USA TODAY Sports this week while driving to a throwing session. "The only thing I can ask for is an opportunity...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens sign WR Steve Smith

Steve Smith had 64 catches for 745 yards and 4 touchdowns last season. Excluding the Jimmy Clausen season and his injury plagued 2004 season, those were his worst since his rookie year in 2001. That’s just what happens to receivers this age. Even the average top-20 receiver (in terms of yardage all-time) has his last 1000 yard season at age 34-35, averages 48 catches for 594 yards...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers offseason questions: The Quarterbacks

We’ve reached the offseason and I will be spending the next few weeks answering the biggest questions facing the Carolina Panthers Ask anybody what the most important position in sports is and they’ll tell you it’s punter quarterback. Panthers QB Cam Newton improved for his third season, reaching the postseason for the first time in professional career. However, that doesn’t...
Via cover32 - Panthers
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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