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Arizona Cardinals


Carson Palmer

Carson Palmer - #3 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 235 lbs.
Birthday 12/27/1979
Birthplace Fresno, CA
College USC
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 1st pick by Bengals

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 9:25 p.m. ET
Can veteran Alex Smith hold off rookie Colin Kaepernick in the battle for the Niners' starting QB job? That's one of the juicy story lines in the NFC West as PFW looks at all four teams.

Cardinals beat Raiders 24-18 in exhibition opener

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 1:28 a.m. ET
QB Kevin Kolb found WR Larry Fitzgerald twice in his Cardinals debut but was unable to get his offense on the scoreboard in two drives.

Uncertainty abounds in Cardinals' secondary

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
In the early stages of training camp, word is the verdict remains out on three of the Cardinals' four starting positions in the secondary.

Cardinals ready to soar

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Some team in the NFL is going to go from being a last-place team to a first-place one. PFW's Eli Kaberon thinks there's only one choice: the Cardinals.

Report: Cardinals SS Wilson to have MRI; team re-signs Ware

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson will undergo an MRI after suffering an injury to his elbow or bicep in practice on Saturday.

49ers sign Braylon Edwards

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
In an attempt to bolster their passing game with another downfield threat, the 49ers have signed free agent WR Braylon Edwards.

Lynch leads NFC West's fantasy sleeper pack

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
PFW takes a stab at identifying the NFC West's top fantasy sleepers in 2011, with Seattle RB Marshawn Lynch leading the way.  

Top 10 NFC West IDPs

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
With 49ers superstar LB Patrick Willis entrenched at the top of the list, Pro Football Weekly identifies the NFC West's top 10 fantasy defenders.  

Giants sign DT Watson

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Giants signed former Cardinals DT Gabe Watson on Tuesday to bring some depth to the team's interior D-line.

Cardinals announce Kolb signed through 2016

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that QB Kevin Kolb signed a new contract keeping him in Arizona through 2016.

Cardinals trade Hightower to Redskins for Holliday, draft pick

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced that they have acquired RB Tim Hightower from the Cardinals in exchange for DL Vonnie Holliday and an undisclosed draft pick.

Cardinals re-sign OG Lutui

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
After reportedly failing a physical with the Bengals, OG Deuce Lutui is back in Arizona, re-signing with the Cardinals.

Cardinals announce free-agent, draft pick signings

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced their free-agent signings when it became official on Friday afternoon, including the addition of former Eagles MLB Stewart Bradley.

Whisenhunt's future contingent upon Kolb's success

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
If new Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb fails to deliver, coach Ken Whisenhunt's legacy will be stained.

Cardinals to sign former Panthers CB Marshall

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have found a veteran corner, agreeing to terms with former Panthers CB Richard Marshall.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 02, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals have acquired quarterback Carson Palmer from the Oakland Raiders. The Cardinals gave up a conditional 2014 draft pick and swapped one of their sixth-round picks this year for Oakland's seventh-round selection.||||||| Palmer, who agreed to rework his contract with the Cardinals, is expected to move into the starting quarterback role for new Arizona coach Bruce Arians.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Palmer suffered cracked ribs and a bruised lung after a hard hit by Carolina linebacker Greg Hardy and will not play in the team's final game.||||||| Palmer was hit in the back by Hardy late in the first quarter while rolling out to throw. Hardy appeared to lead with his helmet and drew an unnecessary roughness penalty on the play. Raiders coach Dennis Allen said he is undecided whether to start Matt Leinart or Terrelle Pryor in place of Palmer.
Posted Nov. 19, 2012
Palmer topped 300 yards for the third straight game and had two touchdowns Sunday, but he also had one interception returned for a score and threw another in the end zone during a 38-17 loss to New Orleans.||||||| Palmer has 1,094 yards and eight TDs in his three games this month but has also been intercepted six times. He has 17 touchdowns and 11 interceptions this season.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Palmer was 29 of 45 for 368 yards, two touchdowns and an interception against Baltimore on Sunday.||||||| Palmer has been intercepted nine times in as many games this season, but continues to be a decent fantasy play if only because the Raiders are one of the NFL's most pass-happy teams. Palmer has attempted 45-plus passes in five contests this season.
Posted Nov. 05, 2012
Palmer threw for 414 yards and had three of his four touchdowns in the fourth quarter as Oakland lost 42-32 to Tampa Bay on Sunday. Palmer, though, also had three INTs.||||||| Palmer is on pace for his third 4,000-yard season.

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