RealClearSports
Advertisement

5 Who Could Have Quick Impact

AP Photo

The post-draft intrigue isn't all that overwhelming in Carolina, where it's understood that Cam Newton has turned previous Panthers starting quarterback Jimmy Clausen into Jimmy Who? Likewise in Cincinnati, where it's understood that A.J. Green's arrival has turned Chad Ochocinco's departure from a demand to a done deal.

With other teams, it's a little different.

Ramifications from the 2011 NFL Draft will be felt, but they aren't quite as simple as the Panthers pulling the plug on Clausen, the quarterback they selected in the second round last year, in favor of the one they chose with the No. 1 overall pick Thursday night.

Read Full Article »