When one considers the Carolina Panthers, the No. 1 need that comes to mind isn't "Quarterback." (Offensive line, safety, a coaching staff that actually uses their multi-millionaire RBs, etc., would come before that). But with Cam Newton's primary backup Derek Anderson likely taking himself elsewhere for 2013, that means the Panthers do have a vacancy at QB2, and they may want to upgrade from Jimmy Clausen.
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