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10-11-2011, 04:08 PM
Carolinas Identity
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Originally Posted by The Great Anton View Post
At playing the actual game of football, they're all better than Clausen. The first two just had baggage and Leinart was a huge bust, but at least he was somewhat decent at times. Imagine of Clausen went where Leinart went.

EDIT: Let me retract this a bit. They all had more actual talent at the game of football than Clausen. He's just bad at everything. And he knows it. Because I tell him all the time on Twitter.
Exactly, imagine if Clausen went in the top 10, never mind 1st or 2nd like Russel and Leaf did. At least you can recover from a 2nd round QB backfiring, whereas the Chargers are arguably still struggling 13 years later.

EDIT: just cause I forgot, I went and double checked what the Chargers traded to Arizona to move from 3rd to 2nd in that draft. Here's a quote from wikipedia.

Originally Posted by Wikipedia
The San Diego Chargers had the third pick of the draft, but traded two first round picks, a second round pick, and three time Pro Bowler Eric Metcalf to the Arizona Cardinals to move up one spot and guarantee that the team would get one of the two quarterbacks.
At least Clausen just cost you a 2nd round pick, but actually may have helped y'all big time, what if he had tore s*** up last year and won 7 or 8 games? Then you could say bye bye to Newton.

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