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Carson Palmer traded from Oakland to Arizona. That may be a decision that a lot of Cardinals fans could be asking themselves about.What really lies behind the truth on the trade of Carson Palmer to the Arizona Cardinals? Most would say that Palmer is done and doesn’t have anything left as a quarterback. Is this true?Or could it have been the lack of discipline and talent from his previous team? Let’s break down the important key factors to the situation.It has been debated that Palmer hasn’t been a mobile QB since his knee injury, but in fact, he was never a mobile QB before he had injured his knee.Now after going to the Raiders in 2012 things looked promising in the offseason. Drop backs, blocks, and passes were all there. Put pressure on those in a game situation and it can be interrupted very easily.Now did Palmer have the tools he needed to put his top skills to the test? The answer would be no. With Darren McFadden coming off of a knee injury himself he never really got to a fu...

Watch Out NFL, Bruce Arians has his starting Q.B., he will now turn the Cardinals into a winner, that is what he does

The Arizona Cardinals head coach didn’t waste a moment in naming his starting quarterback going into the 2013 season. Arians took to the mic and named Carson Palmer the team’s starting quarterback at the press-conference to introduce Palmer. Arians now has a guy he believes can lead the Arizona Cardinals offense. He now has a guy to build his offense around and we all know what...

Carson Palmer: The Lost Quarterback Finds New Home in Arizona

Carson Palmer has gone to the Arizona Cardinals in exchange for what might as well be a bag of balls rather than draft picks (cue killjoy saying “but Tom Brady went in the sixth round”), yet most neutral observers admit that the Cardinals probably did not need to give up anything seeing as the Oakland Raiders would have been forced to cut him anyways. Unfortunately, Palmer probably...

Carson Palmer Traded To Cardinals, Will Make $20 Million Over Next Two Years

The Arizona Cardinals and head coach Bruce Arians got their man, and for next to nothing.’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Raiders traded Carson Palmer to Arizona for a late round pick. Palmer will take a slight pay cut from the $13 million he was due, but will still make over $20 million the next two seasons. Pundits may shun the move, but Larry Fitzgerald finally...

Raiders: Carson Palmer Off To Arizona

With the announcement of the trade to Seattle for QB Matt Flynn this comes as really no surprise. Oakland announced on Tuesday that they have traded QB Carson Palmer to the Arizona Cardinals. The deal includes switching 2013 draft picks … Continue reading → This has been read 1 times

Arizona Cardinals Sign Carson Palmer

Earlier this offseason the Cardinals released Kevin Kolb and were looking to find a quarterback with some veteran leadership. Earlier today the Cardinals found their man in Carson Palmer. Arizona gets Palmer and the Oakland Raiders get some draft picks for this year and 2014. Sources are saying that Palmer’s contract is for two years and is worth $16 million. The contract does...

7 Quarterbacks Ride This Year’s “Bad QB Carousel”

Have you ever seen that episode of “The Simpsons” where Bart gets placed in the remedial class? There’s a very funny scene in which they play musical chairs, but there are far more seats available than players. In essence, every round the same people stayed in the game while simply changing seats. That’s basically how the bottom of the NFL operates with quarterbacks. We see...

Winner in Matt Flynn trade is Reggie McKenzie

Reggie McKenzie was been a busy man on Monday. The Raiders GM pulled the trigger on a previously speculated Matt Flynn trade with Seattle, surrendering just a 2014 fifth-round pick and a 2015 condition pick. Reports, led by Yahoo’s Mike Silver, also say the Raiders are close to sending Carson Palmer to the Cardinals for a late-round choice in this year’s draft. That deal is...

Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald calls 2012 season most disappointing in career

How bad were the Arizona Cardinals last season? Larry Fitzgerald, the Cardinals star wide receiver called it the worst season of his career. What spurned this confession, the introduction of Carson Palmer as his new quarterback. Palmer will be Fitzgerald’s eight QB since Kurt Warner left in 2009.   .@larryfitzgerald on Carson Palmer: “I’m coming off the most disappointing...

The RaidersBlog Podcast Episode 9

In episode 8 of the Raiders Blog Podcast, Christopher Hansen (@ChrisHansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) discuss all impacts of the Matt Flynn/Carson Palmer saga and the signing of Tracy Porter. or other podcast clients:

7 Quarterbacks Ride This Year's "Bad QB Carousel"

Carson Palmer is just one of the quarterbacks on this year's Bad QB Carousel ( Have you ever seen that episode of "The Simpsons" where Bart gets placed in the remedial class? There’s a very funny scene in which they play musical chairs, but there are far more seats available than players. In essence, every round the same people stayed in the game while...
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