In Carson Palmer -- whom coach Bruce Arians described as "our starter" earlier this week at Palmer's introductory press conference -- the Cardinals have their quarterback. Their quarterback for now, anyway.
Palmer, 33, is on a reworked two-year deal that includes a club option for 2015, and the only other quarterbacks on the roster are backup Drew Stanton -- a six-year veteran who hasn't thrown a pass in the past two seasons -- along with journeyman veteran Brian Hoyer and second-year pro Ryan Lindley. Not a franchise quarterback among them, right?
So it remains plausible that the Cardinals would consider selecting a quarterback of the future at some point early in the upcoming draft, and that makes this tweet Thursday from ESPN NFL reporter Adam Schefter interesting and noteworthy:
Cardinals HC Bruce Arians and GM Steve Keim are scheduled to hold a private workout Saturday at USC for QB Matt Barkley. Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 4, 2013
To be clear, Barkley would be an un...