2010 NFL Draft: Jimmy Clausen, Jacksonville Jaguars Legitimately Linked?

April 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With less than three weeks until the first round of this year's draft, the Jaguars want a closer look at Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen.
ESPN's Adam Schefter recently tweeted that Jacksonville will conduct a private workout with Clausen on the school's South Bend, Ind., campus, apart from his pro day on April 9.
Judging from head coach Jack Del Rio's offseason comments about incumbent starter David Garrard, the Jaguars might be scouting a potential upgrade under center.
Appearing on The Jim Rome Show , Del Rio discussed "Peyton Manning type guys" and said of Garrard: "The elite quarterback? He's not that."
Despite possessing ample physical tools for the position, Garrard's tenure in Jacksonville has been marked by inconsistency. Behind the team's strong running game in 2007, he threw only three interceptions in 12 starts as the Jaguars won their first playoff game in the 21st century.
Forced to shoulder more of the offensive burden in the past two seasons...

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