Bears Sign QB Jimmy Clausen

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  1. BelieveInMonsters

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    No official word from the Bears or his agent but Clausen says he has been signed per twitter.

    Have to wonder what this means for Fales and Palmer.

    A corresponding roster move will need to be made.

    Another interesting note. Marc Trestman helped prepare Clausen for the 2010 draft 4 years ago.
     
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    hopefully nothing...clausen is worse then mccown
     
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    I can't even see Claussen as a camp arm. Yikes.
     
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    I understand that Clausen sucks but you have to think that the Bears will give him every opportunity.

    Especially considering they will need to cut another player to bring on a 5th QB.

    Not to mention Trestman's history with Clausen. Maybe Marc sees something in him that others can't/won't.
     
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    This has to be experience related.

    Clausen has 299 NFL attempts.

    Jordan Palmer has 15 NFL attempts.

    And of course David Fales and Jerrod Johnson have 0 attempts.
     
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    I think what it may have to do with is some reports that Fales has at times show less than an impressive throwing arm in OTAs so far so we bring in a little more competition for the #3 spot. Despite his size apparently Jerrod Johnson doesn't have much of a gun either.

    I think this may have more to do with those two than it does Palmer who I still believe has a firm grip on the #2 spot. If anyone else is a strong prospect they'll need to take it away from him and I don't think either Fales or Johnson is even close to doing that.

    Guess we can wait for it to become official and then see what the coaching staff and Emery have to say about it. We probably shouldn't be expecting much.
     
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    I agree with this. I did see where Fales was quote "throwing too many knuckle balls" in OTAs.
     
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    Linebacker Lawrence Wilson was waived to make room fir Clausen.
     
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    Right now it never hurts to have a "look see" at anybody whose had some starting experience at QB. There's no harm in bringing Clausen in and letting him show what he's got. The LB we released wasn't likely to make the team anyhow and given Phil Emery's constant search for upgrading the back end of the roster I expect we'll see a lot more of this kind of thing before the offseason is over.
     
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    goodbye linebacker Lawrence Wilson hello Clausen
     

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