Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer ran his streak of consecutive games with multiple interceptions to five in Thursday night's 34-22 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Before the onset of garbage time in the middle of the fourth quarter Palmer had just 20 adjusted net passing yards on 31 dropbacks.
There is plenty of blame to spread around however. Palmer's pass protection was nonexistent and Cardinals coach Bruce Arians' faith remains unflagging in an offensive scheme that abandons the run relies on deep routes out of spread looks and leaves the quarterback extra vulnerable to a wave of pass rushers.
Palmer is finding out the hard way that what Andrew Luck and Ben Roethlisberger already know: Arians' offense leads to a four-quarter beating for the quarterback.
Palmer entered the game with a red-zone passer rating under 50.0 and exited as a quarterback Arians will be looking to replace with an early-round draft pick in 2014.
Asked about his quarterback situa...