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If somebody tried to pull off this trade in a fantasy league, the other team owners would veto it so hard. The Oakland Raiders and the Cincinnati Bengals are close to a deal that would send Carson Palmer to Oakland for a first round pick in 2012 and a conditional pick in 2013.
It makes a lot of sense. Jason Campbell broke his collarbone and Andy Dalton has been better than Cam Newton, whether you’ve noticed it or not. Cincinnati is giving a new starting QB to a team it could be competing against for a playoff spot or in the postseason. The Raiders are giving up two high picks for a guy who’s been holding out, hasn’t been great for a while and has an arm that can go from John Elway to Steve Urkel in a heartbeat. ESPN notes that “both sides believed it to be a gamble worth taking”, which is funny, because I was hoping they’d made the trade ironically.
Palmer was willing to restructure his contract, which would pay him $6.9 million for the balance of this season, sources said. The...
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They say dreams come true for those in California. Well, for NFL quarterback Carson Palmer this statement could not be more true.
In 2005, Palmer signed a $118 million contract extension with the Cincinnati Bengals through the 2014 season. Yet, last year Palmer demanded a trade from the Bengals, which he did not receive. Since then, he has “retired,” holding out for the...
League general managers were surprised by the bounty the Bengals received for Carson Palmer, who heads to Oakland after Tuesday's trade.
Oakland and Cincinnati completedg one of the NFL's biggest trade-deadline deals in decades, with the Raiders acquiring quarterback Carson Palmer from the Bengals. Sources said two first-round picks will go to Cincinnati.
Carson Palmer is officially an Oakland Raider, and the Broncos could be seeing him very soon.
Raiders beat writer Steve Corkran of the Bay Area News Group tweeted earlier today, as the trade between the Bengals and Raiders was being finalized, that Palmer would likely make his Oakland debut Nov. 6 against the Broncos. Oakland plays Kansas City this weekend — likely with Kyle Boller...
Schefter vis Twitter: Carson Palmer to the Raiders now official. Compensation expected to be a 1 in 2012 and a conditional 1 in 2013. Who Freaking Dey. And the Bengals play the Raiders next season in the jungle. Recommend
The Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals have completed a trade that would send quarterback Carson Palmer to Oakland in exchange for a 2012 first-round pick and a conditional pick in 2013, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.
The Redskins, who find themselves in the middle of yet another quarterback controversy, passed on a chance to acquire the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback...
Last year, Kansas City showed a knack for disrupting opponents' emergency quarterbacks. The Chiefs hope they do it again Sunday against Oakland amid speculation the Raiders will start the newly acquired Carson Palmer.
Well he was CLOSED to being a well-known BENCHED Quarterback in the NFL, but Carson Palmer is the BEST HOPE for the Oakland Raiders, as they've completed a trade for him.The Raiders and Bengals worked out a deal Monday night to bring the EX-Bengals QB to the west coast. While the Raiders have a guy to go to during this season (to hopefully continue playing winning football...
As you know, the Oakland Raiders went all in on 2011 this week when they traded away two unreasonably high draft picks to acquire Bengals QB Carson Palmer, who is STARTING this Sunday, which is downright nutty. And you know it's a questionable trade when people all over are declaring that Mike Brown outsmarted you. No matter. Raiders head coach and apparent new CEO of All...