The Panthers drafted Clausen in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft out of Notre Dame. He was a highly regarded college prospect, and quarterbacks Sam Bradford and Tim Tebow were the only two in his class selected above him. He started 10 games as a rookie for Carolina, completing 157-of-299 passes for 1,558 yards, three touchdowns and nine interceptions. He has not attempted a pass since then. His career quarterback rating is 58.4.
Florence is a nine-year veteran who signed with the Panthers in the offseason after spending last year with the Detroit Lions. In a career with the Chargers (who drafted him in 2003), Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills and Lions, the 32-year-old cornerback has 460 tackles and 18 interceptions.