Jimmy Clausen Declines the NFL’s Invitation To Attend the Draft

April 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On Saturday April 17, the NFL Network announced that Jimmy Clausen will decline the NFL's invitation to attend the 2010 Draft in New York City.  Clausen and several of his family members had originally planned to fly to New York for the draft. 

However, his grandfather's wife died recently, and his grandfather did not feel up to the trip.  The Clausen family now plans to assemble at Jimmy's Grandfather's house in Palm Springs California.
It is all for the good.  Awkward moments may be avoided.  Clausen's direct predecessor, Brady Quinn, suffered through five hours in the Green Room as he slid down the board to pick 22, where he was selected by the Cleveland Browns.  Clausen's draft stock is volatile, and now sits at an uncertain point.  Clausen was originally projected some as a top-five pick, and many as a top-10 pick.  Since then his stock has bounced up and down the board.  
Many draft experts, with the ...

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