I think Clausen is ready to play. He started the last 3 seasons at Notre Dame on a team that wasn't that good. He's familiar with shaky line play, and he's familiar with the plays that the Panthers run. He's got the demeanor, the talent and the size to play in the league.
I expect him to learn. I expect mistakes. I expect there to be 3-4 interception games ... however, I also expect him to learn from them and learn what NOT to do.
What spurred this was that Matt Moore looked lost on the field. He wasn't making anything happen. He was throwing bad, BAD picks, not completing passes, getting sacked. Sure, the system sucks and the receivers suck ... but when I was at the game last week, you could see there were a plethora of options and plays to be made -- he just missed them all. THAT was the reason why he was yanked, because you can't have a quarterback not taking what is given and making plays.
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