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For over a year, fans have been looking forward to Carson Palmer's return to Paul Brown Stadium as the Raiders face the Bengals. When it comes to the players though, they moved on from it all during the lockout. The focus this week isn't on why Palmer decided he wanted out after eight seasons -- even though during Wednesday's conference call the reason slanted a lot toward ownership -- but on which side will have an advantage. Will it be a quarterback who knows most of the personnel on this defense or does it lie with defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer and assistant Hue Jackson? Zimmer has game planned for Palmer twice in the past as a defensive coordinator with the Cowboys and Falcons but Jackson knows Palmer the best. He recruited Palmer to Southern California and then was the driving force behind the trade from the Bengals to the Raiders last October. "He feels like he knows me, he knows Leon (Hall)," safety Chris Crocker said of the matchup. "He d...
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Carson Palmer’s return to Cincinnati has been overlooked with so many other headlines making waves this week.
Last season Palmer was traded from the Bengals to the Raiders after a standoff with Bengals ownership yielded some seriously hard feelings.
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Former Bengals and current Oakland Raiders starting quarterback Carson Palmer says he wanted out of Cincinnati last season for professional reasons and that it was time for him to go.
“Really just professional. Like I said, it was time. It was definitely time to move on, said Palmer, per the Cincinnati Enquirer. ”I’m glad the way it worked out and I’m glad for the Bengals...
Another week, another game cushion between Denver and the rest of the division. This thing is all but over, folks. Denver has a firm grip on things, however, even they have some new problems in the injury department going forward. As Denver preps for a likely playoff run, others in the division are starting to look ahead to 2013. Let’s [...]
The return of Carson Palmer back to Cincinnati is one of the many highlights of afternoon games in week 11. We know the story line from last year, where Palmer would rather retire than play another year for the Bengals. How did that work out? Well, the Bengals are an emerging team featuring a great combo of young talent at the skill positions, and a couple of extra draft picks to...
Andy Dalton has never spoken to Carson Palmer, the quarterback he replaced last year. Coach Marvin Lewis has limited interactions with his former franchise player to a few texts.
There's not a whole lot for the Bengals to say about their awkward reunion coming up Sunday.
Palmer brings his struggling Oakland Raiders to Paul Brown Stadium for a get-together that neither side...
For seven seasons, Carson Palmer was the face of the Cincinnati Bengals, leading them to two playoff appearances and earning two Pro Bowl trips before the parties endured an ugly split last year.
Returning to Paul Brown Stadium for the first time since he was traded to Oakland, Palmer looks to help the Raiders avoid a fourth straight loss and keep the Bengals from a third consecutive...
Today is Thanksgiving but the only fans in the AFC West that are giving thanks are the Denver Broncos. Broncos fans are thankful that the organization got rid of Tim Tebow in favor of superstar Peyton Manning. Manning has paid off as the Broncos are 7-3 and firmly in control of the division.The San Diego Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, and Oakland Raiders have less to be thankful for...
Chances are good Carson Palmer will end up with more passing yards in a season for the Raiders than he ever had in Cincinnati. He has proven that his arm is as good as ever and still flashes the skills that made him one of the NFL's elite quarterbacks with the Bengals in 2005 and 2006, starting a year after he came out of USC as the No. 1 overall pick in the draft and winner...
It was expected to be a shootout between the Oakland Raiders and the New Orleans Saints last Sunday, when the teams collided at the O.Co Coliseum. Well, at least one side did their part and, unfortunately for the Raider Nation, it wasn’t the Silver & Black. The offense led by Carson Palmer could not keep up with Drew Brees and [...]
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JOSH DUBOW AP Sports Writer When the new regime took over the Oakland Raiders last January, they inherited an 8-8 team that fell one game shy of the playoffs, featuring an offense that could be prolific at times and a defense that was historically bad.
Ten games into the first season under general manager Reggie McKenzie and...