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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

Cardinals players might train in Minnesota

Posted June 21, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
The Cardinals are planning on holding a player-led minicamp sometime in the next few weeks, and while they aren't sure exactly where it will be taking place, the team could be heading north to Minnesota.

Whisenhunt, Kubiak to embark on USO tour

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
Texans head coach Gary Kubiak and Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt will join this year's USO tour to the Persian Gulf to meet and greet members of the U.S. military.

Cardinals' WR situation 'wide open' behind Fitzgerald

Posted June 09, 2011 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
It appears the competition for the Cardinals' second and third receiver spots behind Larry Fitzgerald couldn't be more wide open, with second-year pro Andre Roberts ready to contend for a bigger role.

Million-dollar backfield? Cardinals sure hope so

Posted June 07, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals' four-headed backfield of Beanie Wells, Ryan Williams, Tim Hightower and LaRod Stephens-Howling might not be such a bad idea after all.

Acho looks like long shot as instant starter for Cardinals

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
We hear the lockout is doing Cardinals fourth-round rookie Sam Acho no favors as far as earning an immediate starting berth at one of the team's OLB positions.

Report: Cardinals to lock out non-contracted employees

Posted May 20, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
The Cardinals will lock out their non-contracted employees starting next week, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Confusion abounds for Cardinals at running back

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Our sources in the desert are having a difficult time trying to determine just what exactly the Cardinals might have in mind at running back after their very surprising second-round selection of RB Ryan Williams.

All-Pro guard Faneca retires

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 3:16 p.m. ET
OG Alan Faneca announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a 13-year career where he was one of the best players at his position.

Lockout limbo: Cardinals report

Posted May 09, 2011 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Cardinals.    

Reports: Cardinals interested in QB Orton

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have had preliminary discussions with the Broncos concerning QB Kyle Orton, according to 3TV Sports in Arizona.

Fantasy outlook: TE Rob Housler

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:22 p.m. ET
Don't look now, but it doesn't seem like a stretch to predict that Cardinals third-round draft pick Rob Housler, who spent a lot of time stretching the seams at Florida Atlantic, could actually be in the running for ...

Fantasy outlook: RB Ryan Williams

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
With the Cardinals' RB plans looking as clear as mud, it would be a mistake to put much fantasy stock in second-round RB Ryan Williams.

Cardinals' second-round pick a real head-scratcher

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
Nobody in the desert could honestly say they saw the selection of Virginia Tech RB Ryan Williams coming in the second round early Friday evening. 

Cardinals might be targeting Eagles' Kolb

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
With the Cardinals passing on a quarterback with their first pick in the draft, they now can turn towards their biggest need. And the way we hear it, it could be Eagles QB Kevin Kolb.

Arizona, Tampa two finalists for 2015 Super Bowl

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The NFL selected Arizona and Tampa Bay as the two finalists to host the 2015 Super Bowl.

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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