With training camp just around the corner, the Lions continue to work out a final few bodies to fill any spots or look for one more depth addition, or perhaps just to kill some time in a deathly July heat. Case in point, Ian Rapoport reported that Jimmy Clausen, most recently of the Baltimore Ravens, will be working out for the Detroit Lions on Monday, July 25:
Jimmy Clausen was once one of the most highly touted high school recruits in the nation, but his potential never really appeared at Notre Dame; the highlight of his college career probably came when he pulled up in a Hummer stretch limo to the College Football Hall of Fame to announce his commitment to the school.
He was taken in 2010 draft in the second round by the Carolina Panthers, but only played 13 games for the team. After his rookie contract, he was signed by the Bears in 2014 and waived in the middle of the 2015 season. Picked up by the Baltimore Ravens, Clausen filled in for an injured Matt Schaub, but was eventually replaced by Ryan Mallett.
On his career, Clausen is a 54% passer, averaging 5.3 yards per attempt. He has a career total of seven touchdowns and 14 interceptions.