Jimmy Clausen has probably faced a more difficult situation in the NFL, though it would not be easy to think of a more daunting task than being a backup quarterback who will step in to start against the Seattle Seahawks at Seattle.
The Chicago Bears backup hasn't officially been announced as starter in place of the injured Jay Cutler, but Coach John Fox is nonetheless expected to make the move Friday.
Clausen has taken all the starter's snaps in practice this week while Cutler watched from the sidelines after suffering a strained hamstring last Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
Clausen, under Fox, started 10 games as...
Jonathan Martin #71 of the Miami Dolphins talks ot the media after the rookie minicamp on May 4, 2012 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davie, Florida