Panthers quarterback Jimmy Clausen is no longer No. 2 in the program. And he’s also no longer No. 2 on the depth chart.
Clausen, the much-hyped Notre Dame quarterback who slid to round two in 2010 (48th overall) before being supplanted by Cam Newton in 2011, isn’t even Newton’s backup. On the first depth chart of the preseason, Derek Anderson is listed as the understudy to Newton.
Yes, that Derek Anderson.
And so if Colt McCoy thinks he has it rough in Cleveland, he should look to the guy taken 37 spots ahead of him. For now, McCoy is No. 2 on the depth chart with the Browns.
UPDATE 10:55 a.m. ET: Our in-house Panthers expert, Darin “TT-bone” Gantt says that Clausen was No. 3 last year, too. So there’s even less of a reason for McCoy to be griping.