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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

Raiders acquire QB Flynn from Seahawks

Posted April 01, 2013 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Raiders acquired Seattle backup Matt Flynn on Monday for draft picks, signaling an end to Carson Palmer's brief tenure as starter in Oakland.

Raiders giving Pryor big opportunity in 2013

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie said that Terrelle Pryor will compete to start, setting up position battle featuring a contrast in style and experience.

Raiders QB Pryor gets starting nod for Sunday

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen announced Friday that Terrelle Pryor will start at quarterback in Oakland’s season finale.

Raiders QB Palmer to miss finale

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:03 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Carson Palmer suffered cracked ribs and a bruised lung in Sunday's loss to the Panthers and will not play in the team’s regular-season finale.

Raiders QB Pryor waiting in the wings

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
The Raiders intend to have QB Terrelle Pryor active and ready to run a package of plays once again in Week 15.

Raiders WR Moore moves in wrong direction

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Raiders QB Carson Palmer and WR Denarius Moore, the team’s top wide receiver, may be spending a bit more time comparing notes this week.

QB fantasy tips: Palmer primed for big day

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
In our late-week fantasy QB tips, expect big things from Carson Palmer and Matthew Stafford. Plus, Andrew Luck is a boom-or-bust play against the Patriots.

Week Eight fantasy tips: QBs

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
PFW's staff brings you its late-week fantasy QB tips, in which Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew Luck look strong, and Carson Palmer is a sleeper.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

Pressure rises in AFC West

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The four QBs in the AFC West — Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Cassel — have a lot to prove this season. 

Palmer will fit into new Raiders offense

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
New Raiders head coach Dennis Allen believes that QB Carson Palmer has the tools to thrive in the new offense the team will run.

Raiders' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
As we head into the offseason, fantasy football owners have some questions about the Raiders.

Pryor's progress will be watched closely this offseason

Posted Jan. 06, 2012 @ 5:24 a.m. ET
Even with no games on the schedule, the next six months may be the most important of Terrelle Pryor's career.

Palmer, McFadden keys to Raiders' offensive struggles

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
According to Rich Gannon, the reason the Raiders' offense has struggled is because of poor play from Carson Palmer and no play from Darren McFadden.

Full team effort keeps Raiders atop division

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The specialists received much of the credit, but there were both offensive and defensive players who made a big impact in the Raiders' Week 12 win.

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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