How the Donovan McNabb Trade Impacts Jimmy Clausen’s Stock

April 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On the night of Easter Sunday, the NFL offseason was hit with the biggest blockbuster of the year: Donovan McNabb was dealt to the Washington Redskins.
The talks between both teams reportedly didn't begin until over the weekend, amid rumors of the Oakland Raiders becoming the leading candidate.
Heading into the weekend, the Washington Redskins visited with prospect Jimmy Clausen, who had a workout scheduled with the team next week.
Though you cannot rule out the Redskins still selecting a quarterback, it is highly doubtful one will be taken fourth overall, especially with the need on the offensive line.
This trade dramatically affects Clausen, who was looking at a possible top-five selection, but now looks at a top-10 pick at best.
The options for Clausen? Currently it is the Cleveland Browns and the Buffalo Bills, whom he scheduled visits with last week.
The Browns signed Jake Delhomme to a two-year deal, signalling a quarterback will be drafted and groom...

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