According to multiple reports, the Cardinals are pursuing a trade for Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer.
Oakland is believed to be close to finalizing a trade with Seattle for quarterback Matt Flynn, and with Palmer already considered a potential cap casualty due to his 13 million salary for the upcoming season, the Raiders would certainly consider him expendable ifwhen the deal for Flynn is complete.
Because of that, the Cardinals likely would not be expected to produce much in the way of compensation, perhaps no more than a late-round draft pick or two, and according to The Arizona Republic's Kent Somers, the team would not be willing to give up much more than that. The bigger stumbling block would be Palmer's contract, which the Raiders attempted to renegotiate only to be rebuffed by the 33-year-old veteran.
Considering that the Cards cut former starter Kevin Kolb in large part because of his 11 million salary for 2013, Palmer would almost certainly have to agree to a ...