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In episode 8 of the Raiders Blog Podcast, Christopher Hansen (@ChrisHansenNFL) and Taylor Armosino (@tarmosino) discuss all impacts of the Matt Flynn/Carson Palmer saga and the signing of Tracy Porter.
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So in case you were living under a rock, Matt Flynn is winning. Again. From seventh-round pick to backing up arguably the best quarterback in the NFL, Flynn beat the odds early on in his career. He kept beating those odds. After starting just TWO games in his career (including a 480 yard, six touchdown explosion), Flynn was signed to three-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks...
The Oakland Raiders have traded quarterback Carson Palmer and a seventh-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft to the Arizona Cardinals for a 2013 sixth-round pick and a 2014 conditional seventh-round pick.
If Palmer starts more than 13 games in 2013, the Raiders would receive the draft pick.
"We'd like to thank Carson Palmer for his services over the past two seasons,"...
According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, Raiders’ quarterback Carson Palmer was dining with the Cardinals in Arizona on Monday night.
Carson Palmer was in Arizona Monday night, had dinner with #azcardinals execs.
— Kent Somers (@kentsomers) April 2, 2013
A trade is expected to be finalized within the next 24 hours that will send Palmer to the desert.
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Oakland Raiders have signed free agent cornerback Tracy Porter.
Raiders reached agreement on a one-year deal with former Broncos CB Tracy Porter.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 2, 2013
Porter is a very good cornerback, as long as he can stay healthy. He’ll certainly help out the Raiders who had one of the worst pass defenses...
The Arizona Cardinals and head coach Bruce Arians got their man, and for next to nothing. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Raiders traded Carson Palmer to Arizona for a late round pick.
Palmer will take a slight pay cut from the $13 million he was due, but will still make over $20 million the next two seasons. Pundits may shun the move, but Larry Fitzgerald finally...
Coming into this offseason, the Cardinals had one of the worst set of quarterbacks in the NFL. That set got a little better today.
According to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport, the rumored trade that will send Raiders quarterback Carson Palmer to the Cardinal is now official. The report also states that the Cardinals only gave up a seventh round pick, and that pick is only shipped...
The 2013 preseason will be a period of reunions for both the Raiders and 49ers. Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn will get a chance to square off against his former Seahawks teammates while the 49ers travel to Kansas City to take on some guy named Alex Smith.
Here are the Raiders’ and 49ers’ full preseason schedules. Dates listed are the days the game will take place between. Exact...
The news hit my twitterfeed like there was a cure for cancer. Arizona trades for Carson Palmer! Finally, Larry Fitzgerald has a real quarterback throwing to him! It’ll be just like old times for Fitzy! And this is much longer than twitter will ever allow for one tweet! It must’ve been broken up over like 5! And I can’t stop using exclamation points!!!…!!! It’s...