Found January 01, 2012 on
The Penalty Flag:
Undoubtedly, the Pittsburgh Steelers (11-4) will be pulling for the Cincinnati Bengals (9-6) to get their tenth win of the season against the Baltimore Ravens (11-4) on Sunday. Accompanied with a Steelers’ victory over the Cleveland Browns will result in a first round bye and a home field divisional playoff game. However, if the Bengals are unable to pull out a victory then the Steelers’ attention would turn to the AFC West winner. They would be favored over both possible opponents, the Denver Broncos (8-7) and the Oakland Raiders (8-7), but a route through Mile High Stadium would be the easier of routes. The Broncos can secure the division with a victory against the Kansas City Chiefs (6-9). The main reason for this is quarterback play. Carson Palmer has been the starting quarterback in Oakland since he was acquired in week seven of the season from, coincidently, the Cincinnati Bengals. Surely, Palmer has the ability to be an elite signal caller in the NFL, but his performances have been very erratic since he was given the reigns in Cincy. With that being said, he has been able to show up big against the Black and Gold more often than not. [...]
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Oakland Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer calls his first season with the Raiders A FAILURE, after the team was unable to make the NFL playoffs.According to San Francisco Chronicle, Palmer was asked if the mid-season trade for him, at the cost of a first-round pick and a second-rounder, WAS A FAILURE?:It was this year. It didn't work out for us this year. I always feel like...
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Carson Palmer had an up and down first season with the Raiders, and he declared the season a failure after a bitter loss to the Chargers in the season finale.
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The Raiders' playoff hopes ended with a 38-26 loss at home to San Diego.
Carson Palmer put up huge numbers, throwing for 417 yards and 2 scores. Darrius Heyward-Bey led Raider receivers with 9 catches for 130 yards and a score, and Denarius Moore added 101 yards on 3 catches. Kevin Boss (3 rec., 33 yds.) had the other TD reception for Oakland. Michael Bush had 66...
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